All Five Inova Hospitals Nationally Recognized for Straight ‘A’s by the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

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Falls Church, VA – All five Inova hospitals have once again received “A” grades by the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital. Inova Loudoun Hospital is one of only 22 hospitals in the United States, and one…

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After a Heart-Lung Transplant, a Mother Gets a Second Chance

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Tandy was still in her 30s when she started experiencing shortness of breath. She was a runner, but suddenly she couldn’t run more than two minutes without having to stop. Eventually, she was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Despite medical management, her condition deteriorated rapidly. “I had stations set up in the hallway so…

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Attention Patients (COVID-19 Notice)

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If you suspect you might be infected with COVID-19, please do not visit the emergency room for a COVID-19 test. Instead, seek out a community testing site or a home test kit. Inova Emergency Departments are prioritizing patients with medical conditions requiring emergency care and those with critical illness. We strongly discourage patients who are…

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Inova Issues 2020 Community Report Highlighting Contributions to Health Equity, Patient Access and Excellence in Care

FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova Health System issued its annual Community Report for 2020, highlighting its $334 million investment in the Northern Virginia community while enhancing excellence in patient care, commitment to team member well-being, diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2020, Inova’s robust community investment included its commitment to charity care, research, education, and other programs…

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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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All Five Inova Hospitals Nationally Recognized for Straight ‘A’s by the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Falls Church, VA  –The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, once again awarded all five Inova Hospitals with “A” Hospital Safety Grades for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. The Leapfrog Group assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the country, using more than 30…

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Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Receives Recognition as a Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation

Award recognizes Inova Heart and Vascular Institute’s commitment to best practices, quality for mitral valve repair Fairfax, VA — Inova Heart and Vascular Institute has received the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award from the American Heart Association and the Mitral Foundation for a demonstrated record of superior clinical outcomes resulting from evidence-based, guideline-directed degenerative…

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IHVI Introduces New Cardiovascular Hybrid OR

Eric L. Sarin, MD, is a cardiac and thoracic surgeon with Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI). He is Section Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Co-Director of the Structural Heart and Valve Program and Co-Director of Cardiovascular Research. Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is one of the most technologically advanced…

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New BLVR Procedure Gives Doris Her Life Back

Emphysema is a serious lung disease, with symptoms that drastically affect an individual’s quality of life. The wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath can make the simplest activities – from going to the grocery store to walking the dog – difficult. Smoking is the most common cause of emphysema. The disease damages the tiny air…

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