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Stroke victim rescued: 3-year-old saves father’s life via FaceTime

video still of a mom talking to her young daughter

Thank you to David Culver and the team at NBC Washington for sharing this amazing story. Using her father’s smartphone, 3-year old Molly McCabe was able to call her mother at work to report that her father seemed sick. By showing her mother where Daddy was on Facetime, mom was able to ascertain that her…

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New resource coming to Leesburg for sexual assault, domestic violence victims, WTOP

WASHINGTON — A new department dedicated to helping sexual assault and domestic violence victims will open in Leesburg, Virginia, in May. The department is part of Inova Loudoun Hospital and will be called the Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team (FACT). FACT will provide medical evaluation, forensic evidence collection and medical and emotional support to those who come…

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Inova cardiac researchers publish JAMA article on use of intensive lipid-lowering drugs

The question over who should use cholesterol reducing medication is a hotly debated topic among physicians. Researchers at Inova just published an analysis in the current edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) providing foundational findings that will help change the understanding of when and how to use intensive lipid-lowering therapy to…

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Inova Mount Vernon achieves rare perfect score, Covering the Corridor

Following a comprehensive day-long review of the Inova Joint Replacement Center at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital on Wednesday, a prestigious national healthcare accreditation organization awarded the center a rare perfect score for its total hip and total knee replacement programs. Read more.

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50 African American leaders in healthcare to know, Becker’s Hospital Review

Deborah Addo. CEO of Inova Loudoun Hospital (Leesburg, Va.). Ms. Addo spent three years as CEO of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital in Alexandria, Va., before becoming CEO of Loudoun Hospital in 2018. She also has experience as COO and senior vice president of Hagerstown, Md.-based Meritus Health and as vice president of patient care services at…

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