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Posts Tagged ‘ICPH’

Cancer Institute Grand Opening

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Inova Schar Cancer Institute puts a full suite of cancer care services under one roof After years of planning and preparation, the new home of Inova Schar Cancer Institute is coming into focus. When it opens this spring, the 342,000-square-foot facility will provide the most complete cancer care in Northern Virginia. Inova already gives patients…

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Inova Discovery Series Attracts National Investors And Reveals New Consumer Health Findings, Biobuzz News, November 14, 2018

Inova Personalized Health Accelerator is hosted the Inova Discover Series event that brought together health tech companies together to discuss and showcase health tech innovation on November 7, 2018. BioBuzz wrote an article about the event and the impact IPHA has had not only on identifying and cultivating health innovations, but investing and adopting health tech innovations.…

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New Software System Streamlines Authorizations to Speed Patient Care

CoverMyTest streamlines authorizations.

CoverMyTest automates workflow In the hopes of having better medical outcomes, more physicians and patients are asking for genetic and molecular diagnostic tests, creating more personalized treatments for patients. Unfortunately, it is also time-consuming and expensive. Many times, undergoing genetic testing requires prior authorization by a doctor, which is followed by a complicated matrix of…

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Moving Through Cancer Treatment

Caitlin Sweeney, PT, DPT, OCS, CLT is a physical therapist at Inova Physical Therapy Centers and Life With Cancer, a program of Inova Schar Cancer Institute that enhances the quality of life for those with cancer by providing education, information and support free of charge. She specializes in oncology rehabilitation and treatment of lymphedema.   When…

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Getting the Best Breast Care

Sara Bruce, MD, is a breast surgeon at Inova Schar Cancer Institute.   A quarterback can’t make a touchdown without his teammates. In order to score on the field, you need a quarterback to throw the ball, a receiver to catch it and a defensive team to make sure the receiver reaches the end zone. Cancer…

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Nutrition and Breast Cancer: Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Your Risk

Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC is a registered dietitian and certified oncology nutrition specialist at Life With Cancer, a program of Inova Schar Cancer Institute that enhances the quality of life for those with cancer by providing education, information and support free of charge.   Research shows a definitive link between cancer risk and what’s on your…

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Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Expands Precision Medicine Portfolio with Cyrano Therapeutic’s Novel Solution for Olfactory Impairment

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New Nasal Spray Stimulates Olfactory Receptor Growth, Improving Sense of Smell and Taste Fairfax, Virginia — Expanding its portfolio of innovative health solutions, the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) has invested in a new therapy company that is developing a solution to address a major unmet need in patients with olfactory impairment. Sense of smell…

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Inova Personalized Health Accelerator Invests in CoverMyTest, a New Software Platform that Speeds Insurance Verification for Genomic Testing

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Prior Authorization Software Facilitates Broader Access to Genomic Testing Fairfax, Virginia — Expanding its portfolio of innovative health solutions, the Inova Personalized Health Accelerator (IPHA) has invested in a new software system designed to optimize and automate the workflow involved with prior authorizations (PAs). CoverMyTest is the only PA service provider solely focused on assisting…

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