News, Announcements and Expert Commentary from Inova

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Conquering a Rare Vascular Condition

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Dedicated dog owner undergoes lifesaving venous intervention following doctor’s discovery There’s no happier pooch than Rocco. He’s back to daily romps in the park with his pet parent, Jennifer Tarr, and despite the handsome Bullmastiff’s 120 pounds, he’s welcome once again on Jennifer’s lap. However, as of autumn 2018. Jennifer, 40, could barely walk Rocco.…

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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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Inova Alexandria Hospital Named Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year

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Hospital recognized for 40+ years of steadfast support Alexandria, VA – The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has named Inova Alexandria Hospital its 2018 Member of the Year. This award recognizes the hospital’s long-time involvement with the Chamber, which includes board representation, committee involvement, partnerships and sponsorships. “Inova Alexandria Hospital is a steadfast supporter of the…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Earns National Award for Quality

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Alexandria, VA – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Inova Alexandria Hospital was named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization. The Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. It comes just weeks after Inova…

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Come to an Ask The Expert Lecture

Ask The Expert lectures are available on a range of topics.

Physicians to speak on care for joints, heart, spine, and other topics Knees, Hips, Shoulders and Other Joints Osteoarthritis and the Latest Advances in Joint Replacement Michael Anvari, MD Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus *Physicians Conference Center 3300 Gallows Road Falls Church, VA *or join via webinar Treatment Options for Hip…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Alexandria Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Alexandria Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive an “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

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Falls Church, VA – Inova’s five Inova hospitals received ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH), Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH), Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC), Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH), and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) for their teams’ efforts in protecting patients from…

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Prenatal Genetic Tests and Care for High-Risk Obstetric Patients (Video with Dr. Sarah Poggi)

In this video, Inova’s Dr. Sarah Poggi provides information about advances in prenatal testing. This lecture includes information about prenatal single gene deletion carrier testing; non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) using cell-free DNA; and microarray analysis. Dr. Poggi is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the Brock Family Antenatal Testing Center at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Northern…

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