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Inova Health System Honored for Achievements in Diabetes Care

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AMGA’s 2019 Together 2 Goal® Awards Recognize Top Performers in National Diabetes Initiative Falls Church, VA – Inova Health System has received a national award for its achievements in diabetes care from the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Together 2 Goal® campaign, an initiative that challenges leading healthcare organizations to work together to transform diabetes…

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A Terrifying Health Scare: NBC’s “TODAY” Show Features Inova Doctor and Grateful Patient

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TV reporter shares the spotlight with her life-saving Inova physician team Kim Jones, an NFL Network reporter, experienced a terrifying health event in November 2018 while reporting on the Washington Redskins at a press conference. “My neck got hot on both sides. I walked outside and I tripped. Immediately I knew something was wrong,” recalls…

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Are You Eligible for Medicaid in Virginia?

Good news! The Medicaid rules in Virginia have changed. As of January 1, 2019, more people are eligible for low-cost or no-cost health coverage. Are you one of them? Who is Eligible for Medicaid coverage? More Virginia residents between the ages of 19 and 64 now qualify for Medicaid. Legal Virginia residents, ages 19 to…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Achieves ANCC “Pathway to Excellence” Designation

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Inova Alexandria Hospital has earned the prestigious Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The achievement identifies the hospital as one of the best places for nurses to work and puts it among an elite group of healthcare organizations. Nationwide, only 171 hospitals have earned Pathway status. “Pathway designation is a…

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Outreach Programs, Charity Care At the Heart of New Community Report

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Latest Inova Report to the Community highlights Inova stats, patient success stories The latest Inova Report to the Community gives a snapshot of Inova Health System’s size, scope, financials and healthcare contributions in a number of key areas including charity care, access and innovation. Introduced by Inova President and CEO J. Stephen Jones, MD, the report…

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FDA Approves Cutting-Edge Cancer Drug from Inova Schar Cancer Institute Clinical Trial

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Inova’s Dr. John Deeken served as the site principal investigator for this prestigious study In groundbreaking news for the medical and cancer research community, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new, breakthrough cancer drug, larotrectinib, or Vitrakvi®, that targets specific genetic mutations in adult and pediatric patients. This is only the second tissue-agnostic…

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