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Four Inova Hospitals Receive Five-star CMS Rating

Exclusive DC Metropolitan Rating for Second Year Falls Church, VA,– The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today released the results of Hospital Care, its five-star quality ratings for hospitals nationwide. Four Inova hospitals received 5 stars:  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, and Inova Loudoun Hospital.  Inova Health System…

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Award-Winning Care

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Inova hospitals receive accolades 2018 was an award-winning year for Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH). From awards for safety to involvement in the local community, these hospitals are proud to be recognized for the following: ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade: IAH was awarded an “A” grade for…

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The Doctor Will See You Now

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Inova Primary Care practices close to home Inova primary care physicians are leading the way in health and wellness with a personalized approach to getting you healthy and keeping you well. Expert clinicians take time to get to know you as a patient — and as a person. At each visit, they will empower you…

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Conquering a Rare Vascular Condition

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Dedicated dog owner undergoes lifesaving venous intervention following doctor’s discovery There’s no happier pooch than Rocco. He’s back to daily romps in the park with his pet parent, Jennifer Tarr, and despite the handsome Bullmastiff’s 120 pounds, he’s welcome once again on Jennifer’s lap. However, as of autumn 2018. Jennifer, 40, could barely walk Rocco.…

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Inova eServices Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Recognition from BenchmarkPortal

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FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova eServices Center has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal, a global leader in certification, training and benchmarking. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry and only about 15 percent of applicants pass the certification the…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive an “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

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Falls Church, VA – Inova’s five Inova hospitals received ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH), Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH), Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC), Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH), and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) for their teams’ efforts in protecting patients from…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Receives 9th Consecutive “A” Patient Safety Ranking from The Leapfrog Group

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Alexandria, VA – For the 9th consecutive reporting period, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has received a coveted “A” Patient Safety Ranking from The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s preeminent patient safety advocacy organization. Hospital Safety Grades, Leapfrog assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on how safe they…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Uses Virtual Reality to Assist With Patient Anxiety 

Virtual reality helps patients feel less anxious.

Technology helps in Emergency Department As part of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s (IMVH’s) commitment to finding new and effective non-pharmacological ways to reduce patient anxiety, its Emergency Department (ED) has begun to use virtual reality (VR) to assist with anxiety and pain management. The IMVH ED is among the first in the Washington, DC, region to employ…

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