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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Virginia Surgery Associates Joins Inova Health System

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Inova Health System is pleased to announce that Virginia Surgery Associates (VSA) has joined Inova as of Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The addition of VSA’s four office locations and team of board-certified general surgeons and advanced practice providers expands Inova’s footprint and suite of surgical services across Northern Virginia. “Inova is a national leader in…

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Can You Help Save a Life?

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Inova Blood Donor Services has an immediate need for blood donations from local donors to recover the blood supply for our community. Current blood supply levels are critically low, not just in Northern Virginia and the DC area, but across the country as well. Our supply can only be replenished with donations from volunteer blood…

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How the Cures Act Enhances “People-Centered Care”

The 21st Century Cures Act goes into effect Monday, April 5, which mandates the timely release of all patient information from their medical record or inpatient chart. The Cures Act ensures that patients have full access to their electronic medical records and personal health information “without delay.” Inova patients currently have access to their personal…

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