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Students Name Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Newest Robot

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Project involving da Vinci offers educational opportunity for EDGE Academy students With help from Loudoun County Public School’s (LCPS) EDGE Academy students, Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) named its newest robot in the operating room: the da Vinci®  Xi Surgical System. Along the way, ILH may have inspired a future robotic surgeon or two. EDGE Academy…

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Crucial Help for Victims of Sexual Assault   

The FACT program helps sexual assault victims.

Philanthropy drives pivotal FACT program at Inova When a person has been a victim of physical and sexual assault, they are at their most vulnerable. They may struggle with being able to inform others or share details of their story, much less offer forensic evidence of the crime. Thankfully, the Inova Ewing Forensic Assessment and…

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Inova Partners With Tech Company to Improve Physical Therapy Results

KinometriX sensor helps physical therapy patients stay compliant.

Data drives KinometriX sensor Imagine you had knee surgery. Everything went well and you’re back home. Of course, your physical therapist (PT) recommended a therapy treatment plan — which includes exercises at home as well as with your therapist at a physical therapy clinic. In an ideal world, you follow your PT’s directions, and you’re…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital receives ‘A’ From Leapfrog, Two Beacon Awards

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Hospital awarded ‘A’s’ since 2012 Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) has received several awards this year, including another “A” from Leapfrog and two Beacon Awards. ILH received an “A” rating from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2018, making this the sixth consecutive year that the hospital has scored straight-A’s. And ILH is one of 49…

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Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale Is a Genuine Treasure

Ladies Board Rummage Sale

Charitable event to support Inova Loudoun Hospital celebrates 80 years The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is pleased to report the 80th Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale (held the weekend of October 20-21, 2018) grossed approximately $288,000. The top selling departments were The Look and Furniture. An estimated 6,000 shoppers attended the Saturday-Sunday event held…

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Construction of NICU at Inova Loudoun Hospital Is a Labor of Love

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Patient tower development has a personal touch Keenan Beshore’s premature birth in 2010 wasn’t necessarily unexpected after his mother, Holly, experienced complications during her pregnancy. But his severe breathing problems — despite a robust weight of more than 7 pounds — were difficult for his parents to witness and harder still due to tight quarters…

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What Should Young Athletes Know About Concussion?

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Q and A with Monica Stolze, DPT, ATP, NCS, a physical therapist and Program Manager at Inova Loudoun Outpatient Specialty Rehabilitation Center Concussions have become a hot topic — and for good reason. A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that, without proper management, can lead to irreversible damage or even death if a…

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Diabetes in Pregnancy: Keeping You and Your Child Healthy

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Monica Freidline, RN, NP, CNM is the Midwifery Director for the Natural Birth Center at Inova Loudoun Hospital.  She is a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, and certified nurse midwife (CNM) in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Before becoming a CNM, she was a labor and delivery nurse for 15 years.  Her scope of practice includes prenatal…

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Concussion’s Effect on Vision: Signs to Watch For

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Laura Serine, MS OTR/L ATP is an Occupational Therapist at the Inova Loudoun Hospital Outpatient Specialty Rehabilitation Center and Concussion Clinic. She is trained in vision therapy and often works with patients who demonstrate visual deficits. Understanding Concussion: A Visual Perspective Concussions have become a hot topic – and for good reason. A concussion is…

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Building resiliency in children will yield benefits throughout their lives

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Raising Resilient Children Dr. B. Jill McCabe 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. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in the region.  As parents, it is not possible to protect our…

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