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Reaping the Rewards of Weight Loss

Meg Appel eating healthy

Bariatric surgery can help with many life goals, including having a baby Weight loss is the obvious goal with bariatric surgery, but for many people, it’s not the only one. Treating obesity successfully can lead to better health, increased physical activity, improved sleep and countless other benefits. The main reason for Meg Appel to have…

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Tailor-Made for Kids

A girl pets the facility dog at Inova Loudoun Hospital.

Child Life specialists, therapy dog and other amenities distinguish Inova’s pediatric services “Kid-friendly” is a term usually associated with fun places or activities. But it also applies to the array of pediatric services and facilities available at Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH). Both hospitals tailor emergency and inpatient care to…

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SBRT Helps Inova Oncologists Provide Precise Radiation Treatment

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital offers specialized cancer care When it comes to fighting cancer, the more options your physician has, the better. One of these important tools is stereotactic body radiation therapy, or SBRT. This therapy takes advantage of the latest technology to deliver precisely focused radiation to cancerous tumors. “We’re using this technology to…

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Attains Third Magnet Designation

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital staff react to the 2018 Magnet® designation.

Hospital is among 8 percent of Magnet recipients nationwide The American Nurses Credentialing Center again has designated Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) a Magnet® facility. This prestigious recognition  — IFOH’s third since 2009 — honors the work and culture of nursing. “Magnet designation is a privilege and it is valued by our staff, patients, providers and…

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New TIF Procedure Offers a Better Solution for Chronic Heartburn

Procedure provides solution to acid reflux

Treatment offers alternative to traditional surgery for acid reflux Providing the best patient experience means staying on top of the latest in medical technology. Starting July 1, doctors at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) began performing the new TIF 2.0 procedure on patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD or acid reflux. The purpose…

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition Again

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Highest national honor recognizes commitment to nursing excellence FAIRFAX, VA –  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital attained Magnet recognition for the third time, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practices. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes healthcare organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest…

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