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Falls Church, VA – All five Inova hospitals were once again awarded ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.  A national distinction, Leapfrog recognizes Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. This is the fourth consecutive grading period that all five Inova hospitals have received an ‘A’ grade.  In…

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April 24, 2020, Fairfax, VA – Inova Schar Cancer Institute physician, Dr. Timothy Cannon, was named Chair-elect of the Steering Committee for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Targeted Agent of Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) cancer research study. This highly innovative study is testing out dozens of new anticancer targeted therapies and attempting to…

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Ensuring a Bright Future for Healthcare in our Communities COVID-19 has put us on the frontline of a battle against a global pandemic that has upended our lives. I share the worry that this situation creates for everyone and would like to update you with important information on what we are doing to navigate this…

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Robert Cole, MD, shares how the CardioMEMS™ device is improving the lives of those living with congestive heart failure Using the state-of-the-art CardioMEMS™ device, Inova’s advanced heart failure specialists can monitor their patients’ conditions remotely, promptly identifying when medical intervention is needed to help avoid repeated and costly admissions to the hospital. Congestive heart failure…

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Correct dosage and added flavor are just a few ways to make the medicine go down Giving infants and toddlers medications come with challenges – from measuring a correct dose to watching your little one spit everything back at you. Brooke Shuster, MD, Associate Medical Director of Inova’s Pediatric Hospitalist Group, shares doctor-approved tips to help…

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That pain on the side of your foot could get worse over time. Learn about the available treatments for this common foot condition. As the seasons change, it is the perfect time to learn about taking care of your feet, especially if you are dealing with bunions. If you have bunions and you haven’t yet…

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Work up a sweat safely with these expert-backed tips Perhaps, like millions of Americans, you set a New Year’s resolution to exercise more often. Kudos! You are taking a step in the right direction toward having a healthier lifestyle. But before diving into a new exercise regimen, it is essential to be prepared to prevent…

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