Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital Attains Level I Verification from the American College of Surgeons

Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital has been named a Level I Verified Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program (ACS CSV). Developed to improve the quality of pediatric surgical care, the ACS CSV program is based on other nationally recognized ACS quality improvement programs that have measurably…

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How to Tell Your Child About Your Cancer Diagnosis

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Practical Strategies for Tough Conversations By Amanda L. Thompson, PhD, and Shari Langer, PsyD Amanda Thompson, PhD, is the Chief of Pediatric Psychology and Director of Pediatric Programs for Life with Cancer, a program of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. Shari Langer, PsyD, is a pediatric psychologist with Life with Cancer at the Inova L.J.…

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Inova, Virginia Heart Extend Affiliation to Better Serve Heart Patients

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Inova Health System is pleased to announce that we are extending our long-standing relationship with Virginia Heart to expand access and improve quality of care and service for patients throughout the area. National studies have repeatedly shown that better alignment produces higher value care, results in better outcomes, and increases patient satisfaction, all of which…

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Saving Lives and Limbs: Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Advances Techniques to Treat Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

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New Intervention Can Prevent Amputations Vascular surgeons at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) are among the first in the world to demonstrate that a technique called distal venous arterialization (DVA) can be a successful intervention for patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) in limbs that otherwise might be viewed as unsalvageable. IHVI is one…

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Nightingale Star Nurse Award Winners Announced

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Nurses Across the Inova Health System Honored as Star Nurse 2021 Finalists and Excellence in Nursing Awards The month of May has been dedicated to celebrating nurses, and Inova is proud to share that several nurses from across the system have been recognized for excellence in nursing. Last night, Erin Reynolds, RN, of Inova Fairfax…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Receives Accolades from Several National Healthcare Organizations

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Leesburg, VA – Inova Loudoun Hospital is proud to announce it has been recognized for excellence in patient care, safety, quality and nursing by multiple national organizations. Leapfrog: “A” Grade for Patient Safety For the 19th consecutive time, Inova Loudoun Hospital received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national…

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Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials

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Stephanie Van Bebber is Senior Director, Inova Schar Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Office at Inova. As we celebrate Clinical Trials Day this year, we recognize the extraordinary work that is done by research teams every day to ensure that future healthcare treatments and interventions are safe and effective. The date of May 20th honors James…

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