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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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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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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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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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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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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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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