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Bringing Baby Home: Lessons Learned from Former NICU Parents

Inova Loudoun Hospital is home to an on-site Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – Loudoun County’s only NICU. This article was written by the hospital’s NICU Parent Advisory Committee. For NICU family support at Inova Loudoun Hospital, please call 703-858-8741. Inova Loudoun Hospital is committed to the best care for expectant parents and…

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Lessen Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

unhealthy food: fried chicken and chips

Marianne Sherman, MA, CVRN-BC is a cardiac rehabilitation clinician for Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Inova Loudoun and Inova Fairfax Hospitals. She has more than 25 years of experience including unit management, the development of individualized treatment plans for patients with diverse cardiac diagnoses, exercise prescription, and patient education to reduce cardiovascular disease risk. Heart…

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Learn the Signs: Heart Attack Can Happen to Anyone

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Dean Pollock, MD, FACC is the Medical Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) – Schaufeld Family Heart Center, a hub for advanced cardiovascular care in Loudoun County. Dr. Pollock is a board certified cardiologist with Virginia Heart and has 41 years of clinical experience. Let’s “Attack” heart attacks for…

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Fever Phobia: When To Worry About Your Child’s Temperature

Board-certified pediatric emergency physician Eugenie Charles, MD, 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. Fevers are practically a universal rite of childhood. Fortunately, fever is not as dangerous as many parents fear. As…

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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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