Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Receives Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence

Also Recognized for Six “Exemplars” for Top Performance Alexandria, VA –– Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is proud to announce it has been designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Magnet status is considered the highest organizational honor awarded for nursing excellence. Currently only about 8 percent of the approximately 6,100…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Named 2021 Best in Business Excellence by Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce

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The Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce named Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) as one of 2021’s Best in Business Excellence award at its annual holiday business awards event. Watch the video featuring the reasons IMVH was honored, courtesy of the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce The Best in Business Excellence awards recognize local businesses that…

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Pharmacy Team Awarded for Reducing Adverse Drug Events

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Inova’s pharmacy medication team has been recognized for successful implementation of error-reduction strategies around insulin administration by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) annual Cheers Awards. Each year, the ISMP honors individuals, institutions and groups who have demonstrated “exemplary commitment to the continued science and study of medication safety through innovative and creative projects, programs,…

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Eat to Thrive: Putting Oncology Evidence into Practice

Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, CNSC, is a registered dietitian at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute and Life With Cancer. She is board-certified in oncology nutrition and nutrition support. One of the largest challenges cancer survivors face is understanding correctly interpreted nutrition science, and then putting this information into practice. Inova Schar Cancer Institute and Life with…

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Inova Announces New Partnership with DispatchHealth to Provide In-Home, Same-Day Acute Care

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Inova is launching an extension of its acute healthcare services with DispatchHealth, the nation’s first comprehensive in-home medical care provider. This partnership brings on-demand medical care in the comfort of a patient’s home for urgent illnesses and injuries that do not require an emergency room visit. Inova will be leveraging DispatchHealth’s complete platform which delivers,…

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After Seven Years of Pain, Jennifer’s Life Now Runs Smoothly After Spine Surgery

Jennifer Fraczkiewicz Taylor is always on the go. Between activities with family and friends, traveling, a range of hobbies that include training for triathlons and half-marathons, and her full-time work as a pediatric speech-language pathologist, Jennifer isn’t one to sit still. But a spine injury changed everything, derailing her quality of life for years –…

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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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Peer Recovery Saves Lives in the Inova Alexandria Hospital Emergency Department

Jeremy H. Graf, MD is board-certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Graf is the Chief Medical Officer of Inova Alexandria Hospital. Lydia G. Haile, MD, FACEP, is board-certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Haile is Chief of Inova Alexandria Hospital’s Emergency Department. Linda Thompson is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Linda helps people struggling with addiction as…

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