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Expansion of Services Part of Eastern Region Assessment Falls Church, VA – Inova Health System plans to expand its services to the Springfield, Virginia community on recently acquired property adjacent to the current Inova HealthPlex – Franconia/Springfield. The expansion results from a current, comprehensive assessment of the communities Inova serves in the eastern region of…

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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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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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Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and Inova Alexandria Hospital Earn National Recognition 2019 Leapfrog Top Hospital Awards for Outstanding Quality and Safety Falls Church, VA – Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) and Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) have once again been recognized as Top Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group for protecting patients from harm and providing safer…

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Falls Church, VA – All five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.  A national distinction, Leapfrog recognizes Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. This is the third consecutive grading period that all five Inova hospitals have received an ‘A’ grade.  In fact,…

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Corey Wallach, MD, is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He serves as the medical director of the Inova Spine Program at Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. Back pain is an interesting beast. It’s incredibly common: As many as 90% of people will experience back pain in their lifetimes, and…

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Inova patient runs Antarctic race

Runner resumes sport after recovering from bleeding brain aneurysm When Brooke Sydnor Curran, then 50, finished the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC, last fall, it was a crisp October afternoon and nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Her husband and three daughters were cheering her on and, like the previous 116 marathons she…

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Fast action by Inova Alexandria Hospital puts stroke patient on a path to full recovery  Donald Folk, 55, loves tight turns on ski slopes, spiking volleyballs and pretty much any sport that gets the heart pumping. To help stay fit, he walks — briskly — and usually along the Potomac River’s Mount Vernon trail in…

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