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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 and other topics Joints and Spine MAKOplasty® Total Hip & Knee Replacements: Meet the Robot Nauman Akhtar, MD Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6 p.m.Inova Loudoun Hospital Physician Office Building44055 Riverside Parkway, Suite 110Leesburg, VA Men’s Health Prostate Health — What You Need to Know Inova Physician Panel Thursday, June…

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Back on Track After Life-Threatening Stroke

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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Lifesaving Stroke Care Is About Time

donald folk walking along river

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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Philanthropic Support for Babies

nurses give baby neonatal care

Inova Alexandria Hospital spring campaign supports NICU Each year, at least 250 of the 3,600 babies delivered at Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) will spend some time in the Charlotte and Walter Jones Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). They require special attention and support, which is why the NICU was selected by the IAH Foundation Board…

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Technology Abounds at Inova Alexandria, Inova Mount Vernon Hospitals

doctors open cystoscopy room

New surgical tools can improve outcomes Operating rooms at Inova Mount Vernon (IMVH) and Inova Alexandria (IAH) hospitals are becoming more technologically advanced. These innovations allow doctors to be more accurate in performing surgeries and result in faster patient recovery. Here are the latest examples: O-Arm Imaging Tool. IAH added a new surgical imaging device…

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Highest Honor for Inova Nurses

American Nurses credentialing center

Inova Alexandria and Inova Mount Vernon hospitals pursue Magnet designation Nurses are an integral part of patient care, and honoring the work they do is an important part of Inova’s culture. For this reason, Inova Alexandria (IAH) and Inova Mount Vernon (IMVH) hospitals are pursuing the prestigious Magnet® designation. Awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing…

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Diagnosing and Treating Fibroids

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July is National Fibroids Awareness Month While 80% of women experience uterine fibroids by the age of 50, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), many women don’t seek out knowledge or treatment for the issue. Here are some commonly asked questions: What are fibroids? Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop on or in…

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A Solid State of Affairs for Inova Alexandria, Inova Mount Vernon Hospitals

Inova's East Region Breakfast

Breakfast outlines Inova East region’s achievements Inova Alexandria (IAH) and Inova Mount Vernon (IMVH) hospitals recently held the second annual State of Healthcare in Inova’s East Region Breakfast. The event featured a health fair, two panel discussions and a Q&A session, where IAH and IMVH senior leaders and clinical staff engaged and connected with volunteers…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive an ‘A’ for Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Falls Church, VA – Inova is proud to announce that all five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Health System’s efforts to achieving excellence by protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. This is the second consecutive grading period that…

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