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For Kids Under 19, Summer is “Trauma Season” in the E.R.

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Jordan Tyczka, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN is the Trauma Services Educator for the Inova Virts Miller Family Emergency and Trauma Center. Inova Loudoun Hospital is Loudoun County’s first and only designated trauma center.  Learn more at inova.org/trauma Cars, bikes, pools, lawn mowers and grills present most common dangers Finally, summer is here! Fire up the barbeque,…

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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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Array of Awards for Inova

Inova wins awards

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus displays excellence Earlier this year, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Three other Inova hospitals also received this rating: Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Loudoun and Inova Mount Vernon hospitals. Of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated by CMS nationwide, only…

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Loudoun Rising Continues to Soar

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‘Mini’ campaigns raise over $120,000 The Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) Foundation has raised nearly $17.9 million toward its goal of $20 million in the Loudoun Rising Campaign, which wraps up in December 2019.  The following events helped nudge up the total: the inaugural Loudoun Rising Topgolf Tournament presented by DPR Construction and HDR, held on…

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Choosing the Best Hospital

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Inova experts urge patients to look at markers of success and safety  It’s not always possible — such as in an emergency — to handpick where you’ll receive medical care. But if you’re undergoing elective surgery or other treatment, key indicators of a hospital’s track record can reliably steer you to a place that has…

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Behavioral Health Services Focus on Healthy Minds

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Inova provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services for all ages in Loudoun and western Fairfax counties The numbers are staggering; millions of people are affected by mental health conditions annually. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 50% of all Americans are diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder…

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Measles 101

Katie MacDonald, MSN, CPNP and Erin Rovelli, RN, BSN serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in Loudoun County. Katie is also a pediatric nurse practitioner for Inova Urgent Care.  Inova…

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Improved Breast Cancer Care at Inova

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Inova offers new technology to increase ease, speed of mammograms Getting a mammogram is not the most comfortable experience for women. In addition to the anxiety that it can trigger, the screening itself can cause physical discomfort. For these reasons, Inova takes steps to update its technology to provide the best possible experience. Comfortable Equipment:…

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Medical Missions Accomplished

Inova Philippines medical mission

Inova trips to the Philippines yield positive results Here in the United States, we can take access to quality healthcare for granted. In that spirit, Inova medical staff recently completed two mission trips to the Philippines, where healthcare for low-income residents is often inadequate. In 2018 and early 2019, the two teams of Inova specialists…

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