Inova Loudoun Mobile Health Services: February 2023

Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services will be providing countywide blood pressure screenings at a variety of locations during the month of February. The screenings are free. For further information call the Mobile Health hotline at 703-858-8818 or visit www.inova.org/mobilehealth.  Wednesday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. to noonLeesburg Senior Center102 North St. Northwest,…

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Breast Cancer Screening and Detection: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Kathleen Harden, MD is a breast oncology physician, board-certified in medical oncology and internal medicine at Inova Schar Cancer Institute. She has a special interest and conducts research in the management of breast cancer. Her research is focused on early phase clinical trials in breast cancer, breast cancer genomics and individualized treatment for patients based…

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Inova Sponsors Workforce Development Program

Four hired for Inova positions Falls Church, VA — Inova Health System’s Dream B!G Program, in partnership with the Workforce Innovation Skills Hub and Melwood, sponsored a four-week workforce development program for people interested in a healthcare career, including training for patient registration roles and additional direct-hire opportunities resulting in four participants offered positions.  “I…

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Breathing Easier with Interventional Pulmonology

Interventional pulmonology provides minimally invasive techniques to help diagnose and treat lung diseases. Your lungs bring oxygen into the body and remove carbon dioxide waste. Many different diseases impair lung function and diminish a person’s quality of life. The Interventional Pulmonology (IP) program at Inova Schar Cancer Institute provides minimally invasive procedures and therapies to…

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Findings of Major Clinical Trial Support Inova’s Approach to Treating Critical Limb Ischemia

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A recent clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health concluded that vascular bypass surgery offers better outcomes than endovascular techniques for certain patients at risk for limb amputation caused by critical limb ischemia (CLI). Vascular surgeons at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) helped to develop many of the CLI bypass techniques that…

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Inova Fairfax Hospital Earns National Pancreas Foundation Center Designation

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Fairfax, VA – Inova Fairfax Hospital has been nationally recognized as an approved National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) Center by the National Pancreas Foundation. NPF Centers are awarded after a rigorous audit of an institutions multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatic cancer, treating the “whole patient” with a focus on the best possible outcomes and an improved quality…

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Inova Celebrates 150 Years of Caring at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson proclaimed Dec. 12, as “Inova Alexandria Hospital Day” in honor of the hospital’s leading role as the city’s trusted healthcare partner. Alexandria, VA – Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) marked its 150th anniversary with a celebration event held on the hospital’s campus. Inova leaders, hospital team members, community partners and elected officials…

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Working Out in the Heat? Protect Yourself!

Many athletes out there are working hard and pushing themselves to be in the best condition for their upcoming seasons. While it’d be nice to work out in a cool, air-conditioned room or facility all year long, it’s not realistic. More importantly, it won’t fully prepare you to play sports outside in a warm/hot environment.…

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