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Inova hospitals continue to fight opioid epidemic with E.R. opioid-reduction initiatives

Curbing an Epidemic Emergency rooms take steps to reduce opioid use The statistics are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose. And this number continues to rise. To help deter opioid addiction in our community, the Emergency Departments (EDs) of Inova Mount Vernon…

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Loudoun County gets its first trauma center at Inova Loudoun Hospital’s ER

Taking Emergency Care to the Next Level Trauma services are now available at Inova Loudoun Hospital In the spring of 2017, Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) received Level III trauma center designation, making the Inova Virts Miller Family Emergency and Trauma Center the first trauma center in Loudoun County. “Achieving trauma designation reinforces our promise to…

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New ER at Inova Mount Vernon Puts Patients First

A New Era of Patient Care for the Mount Vernon, VA Area New Emergency Department at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital: Bigger, Better, Faster A new era in patient care began in the Mount Vernon and Alexandria community in November 2016 when Inova Mount Vernon Hospital formally dedicated and opened the Veatch Family Emergency Department and…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Launches First Sensory-Friendly Children’s Emergency Room in Washington, DC Area

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Leesburg, VA — The Inova Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital  – Loudoun County’s only pediatric Emergency Room (ER) – is now sensory-friendly. Visiting an ER is often challenging for children, but for those with a sensory processing disorder (SPD) — such as autism — the experience can be particularly difficult. Sounds, smells and chaotic…

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Childhood Viruses of Winter: Stomach Virus

Board Certified Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Ronnie Waldrop and Erin Rovelli, RN 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. Children and viral infections often go hand-in-hand, especially during the winter season. Most of the time, kids with common viral infections get…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering Health Chat Live

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In Case of a Pediatric Emergency, Be Prepared Leesburg, VA – March 17, 2014 – Inova Loudoun Hospital will host an Inova Health Live Chat, “In Case of a Pediatric Emergency, Be Prepared,” on Monday, March 24 from 12-12:30 p.m. Dr. Jill McCabe, Medical Director, Inova Loudoun Hospital Children’s Emergency Department will lead the discussion…

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In an Emergency, Where is the Right Place for Treatment

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In an Emergency, Where is the Right Place for Treatment – an Urgent Care Center or Emergency Department Leesburg, VA – February 3, 2014 – When you or someone you love is injured, where should you go for treatment –  an Urgent Care Center or an Emergency Department? Even minor emergencies deserve major attention but where…

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