Inova Celebrates 150 Years of Caring at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson proclaimed Dec. 12, as “Inova Alexandria Hospital Day” in honor of the hospital’s leading role as the city’s trusted healthcare partner. Alexandria, VA – Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) marked its 150th anniversary with a celebration event held on the hospital’s campus. Inova leaders, hospital team members, community partners and elected officials…

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From humble infirmary to high-tech hospital: The 150-year history of Inova Alexandria (Alexandria Times)

historical photo

Did you know a community hospital just outside Washington, DC, had the first 24/7 emergency department in the country? Or that the arrival of a sailor with typhoid fever is what spurred its founding members into action? Learn about the history of Inova Alexandria Hospital in an article in the Alexandria Times, published in honor…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Nationally Recognized for Straight ‘A’s by the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Falls Church, VA  –The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, once again awarded all five Inova Hospitals with “A” Hospital Safety Grades for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety. The Leapfrog Group assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to all general hospitals across the country, using more than 30…

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Peer Recovery Saves Lives in the Inova Alexandria Hospital Emergency Department

Jeremy H. Graf, MD is board-certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Graf is the Chief Medical Officer of Inova Alexandria Hospital. Lydia G. Haile, MD, FACEP, is board-certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Haile is Chief of Inova Alexandria Hospital’s Emergency Department. Linda Thompson is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Linda helps people struggling with addiction as…

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Alexandria City Council Approves Development Agreements to Transform Landmark Mall Site into Mixed-Use Community and State-of-the-Art Medical Campus

At its July 6 meeting, the Alexandria City Council unanimously approved the redevelopment agreements for the site of the former Landmark Mall, which will result in up to approximately four million square feet of new development.  The project will be anchored by the relocation and expansion of Inova’s new state-of-the-art Alexandria Hospital bringing more than…

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Back on Track After Life-Threatening Stroke

Inova patient runs Antarctic race

Runner resumes sport after recovering from bleeding brain aneurysm When Brooke Sydnor Curran, then 50, finished the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC, last fall, it was a crisp October afternoon and nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Her husband and three daughters were cheering her on and, like the previous 116 marathons she…

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Lifesaving Stroke Care Is About Time

donald folk walking along river

Fast action by Inova Alexandria Hospital puts stroke patient on a path to full recovery  Donald Folk, 55, loves tight turns on ski slopes, spiking volleyballs and pretty much any sport that gets the heart pumping. To help stay fit, he walks — briskly — and usually along the Potomac River’s Mount Vernon trail in…

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