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Epilepsy patients receive tailored treatment and monitoring at Inova Alexandria Hospital

A Higher Level of Epilepsy Care When talking about epilepsy, every patient is unique in terms of medication need, seizure control and treatment plan. That’s why Inova Alexandria Hospital makes sure that care is tailored, every step of the way. “Treating epilepsy requires a multidisciplinary approach,” says Lewis Eberly, MD, Medical Director of Neuroscience at…

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Inova helps a food enthusiast solve his acid reflux with new GERD procedure

Conquering Heartburn For Rob Cordosi, finding the answer to his 25-year battle with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) was a welcome relief. “I’m a food person. I love to eat, I love to cook, and it really depressed me, loving all these foods, then knowing if I ate them I would suffer for it afterwards,” recalls…

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Nurses from Inova Alexandria Hospital pitch in for local events

Community-Minded Although the nurses at Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) are dedicated to treating patients and assisting caregivers, their care extends beyond the hospital’s campus. You might see them organizing a food drive so that a local shelter can keep its pantry stocked, or hosting educational events at a senior center to emphasize the importance of…

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Inova Names Maureen Sintich Chief Nurse Executive

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Falls Church, VA,– Inova this week named Maureen Sintich, DNP, MBA, RN, WHNP-BC, as its new Chief Nurse Executive (CNE) and Executive Vice President. In this role, Sintich will lead Inova’s Nursing Professional Practice team and six Chief Nursing Officers representing Inova’s five hospitals and nursing informatics. Maureen most recently served as Senior Vice President…

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Jennifer McCarthy, MBA, FACHE, Named CEO, Inova Alexandria Hospital

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Falls Church, VA,– Inova has announced that Jennifer McCarthy, MBA, FACHE, will join Inova Alexandria Hospital as Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Inova on October 2, 2017. McCarthy comes to Inova with more than 20 years of healthcare experience.  She has spent the last five years at Orlando Health where she was Chief…

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A Cutting-Edge Approach: Robotic Surgery Now at Inova Alexandria Hospital

A Cutting-Edge Approach Inova Alexandria Hospital recently introduced a new robotic surgery program, which will offer a wide range of surgical procedures in the areas of urologic, colorectal, general and gynecologic surgeries. “The new robotic surgical program is a tremendous opportunity to bring cutting-edge surgical services to the Alexandria community and to all of Northern…

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Inova Announces Somatus as New Acute Dialysis Provider

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FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova announced Somatus as its new acute dialysis provider, effective today. As a new dialysis service provider organization, Somatus’ approach to patient care aligns with Inova’s commitment to population health and the belief in early intervention and education leading to reduced chronic illness. “At Inova, we strive to provide comprehensive services across…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Epilepsy Program accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)

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NAEC accredits centers with highest level of medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy ALEXANDRIA, VA — Inova is pleased to announce that Inova Alexandria Hospital’s Epilepsy Program has been accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a level 3 epilepsy center. A level 3 center provides medical, neuropsychological, and…

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