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Join Greg Stroman, Redskins Cornerback to Donate on World Sickle Cell Day Blood Donors Needed for World Sickle Cell Day Blood Drive

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World Sickle Cell Day is on Wednesday, June 19th.  Sickle Cell Disease affects more than 700,000 people in the United States.  Their red blood cells are shaped like sickles instead of normal biconcave, disc-shaped red cells.  Normal shaped red cells travel through veins of people easily, whereas the abnormally shaped “sickle” cells may block blood…

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Gamers Needed to Meet Blood Supply Shortage

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Inova Blood Donor Services Calls on Gamers to Boost Blood Supplies on World Blood Donor Falls Church, VA – To help engage a new generation of young donors, Inova Blood Donor Services has partnered with Team Liquid, a multi-regional, professional esports organization with a national fanbase of more than seven million gamers. This program has…

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Inova Health System Names Alice H. Pope, MBA, CPA as Chief Financial Officer

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FALLS CHURCH, VA–Inova Health System announced today that Alice H. Pope, MBA, CPA, will serve as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1.   Alice joins from HonorHealth in Arizona where she is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  At HonorHealth, Alice directed a broad range of financial and revenue cycle activities, including investment…

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Donors Needed for Memorial Day Weekend

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Due to increased blood usage, Inova Blood Donor Services is seeking blood donations over Memorial Day weekend. Holiday weekends are traditionally a difficult time for blood donations because usage is higher due to traumas and car accidents, and because there is low donor turnout due to holiday plans. Donors are needed to support our community’s…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services: June 2019 Screenings Schedule

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Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services will be providing countywide blood pressure screenings at a variety of locations during the month of June. For further information call the Mobile Health hotline at 703-858-8818 or visit www.inova.org/mobilehealth. Saturday, June 1, noon – 10 p.m. Relay for Life Villages of Leesburg 1602 Village Market…

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Inova Invests in Digital Pathology Software Company Deciphex

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Partnership will aid in development and validation of AI tool to enhance productivity FAIRFAX, Va. — Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) announced today an investment in Deciphex, a company developing digital pathology applications for clinical and toxicologic pathology. These applications triage high volume, low complexity samples, allowing pathologists to focus on the more difficult, critical content…

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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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Steve Motew, MD, MHA Named Inova Chief Physician Executive

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FALLS CHURCH, VA– Inova announces that Steve Motew, MD, MHA, has been named Inova Health System’s Chief Physician Executive (CPE), effective today.  In this role, Dr. Motew will be responsible for building a comprehensive and integrated clinical and physician enterprise as the centerpiece of Inova Health System. This newly created role is a key part…

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