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Award-Winning Care

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Inova hospitals receive accolades 2018 was an award-winning year for Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH). From awards for safety to involvement in the local community, these hospitals are proud to be recognized for the following: ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade: IAH was awarded an “A” grade for…

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The Doctor Will See You Now

Primary care at Inova.

Inova Primary Care practices close to home Inova primary care physicians are leading the way in health and wellness with a personalized approach to getting you healthy and keeping you well. Expert clinicians take time to get to know you as a patient — and as a person. At each visit, they will empower you…

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Conquering a Rare Vascular Condition

Jennifer Tarr and dog Rocco

Dedicated dog owner undergoes lifesaving venous intervention following doctor’s discovery There’s no happier pooch than Rocco. He’s back to daily romps in the park with his pet parent, Jennifer Tarr, and despite the handsome Bullmastiff’s 120 pounds, he’s welcome once again on Jennifer’s lap. However, as of autumn 2018. Jennifer, 40, could barely walk Rocco.…

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Uses Virtual Reality to Assist With Patient Anxiety 

Virtual reality helps patients feel less anxious.

Technology helps in Emergency Department As part of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s (IMVH’s) commitment to finding new and effective non-pharmacological ways to reduce patient anxiety, its Emergency Department (ED) has begun to use virtual reality (VR) to assist with anxiety and pain management. The IMVH ED is among the first in the Washington, DC, region to employ…

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Inova hospitals continue to fight opioid epidemic with E.R. opioid-reduction initiatives

Curbing an Epidemic Emergency rooms take steps to reduce opioid use The statistics are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose. And this number continues to rise. To help deter opioid addiction in our community, the Emergency Departments (EDs) of Inova Mount Vernon…

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