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Inova Alexandria Hospital Named Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year

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Hospital recognized for 40+ years of steadfast support Alexandria, VA – The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has named Inova Alexandria Hospital its 2018 Member of the Year. This award recognizes the hospital’s long-time involvement with the Chamber, which includes board representation, committee involvement, partnerships and sponsorships. “Inova Alexandria Hospital is a steadfast supporter of the…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Earns National Award for Quality

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Alexandria, VA – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Inova Alexandria Hospital was named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization. The Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. It comes just weeks after Inova…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Alexandria Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Alexandria Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Launches Drug Take Back Program

Falls Church, VA — In another step to help curb access to and abuse of pharmaceuticals, including opioids, Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) is pleased to announce the launch of the Drug Take Back Program. This service is a safety initiative that helps patients and families avoid inappropriate access to medications for others in the household…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital Receives Disability Awareness Award from Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

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Hospital Honored for its Project Search Program to Provide On-the-Job Training Alexandria, VA – June 26, 2018 – Inova Alexandria Hospital recently received The Hiring Award from the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and the Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities. The award recognizes the hospital’s Project Search program, a community-minded initiative that helps students with…

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Inova Reduces Opioid Prescribing in the ED

Martin Brown, MD, is board certified in Emergency Medicine and he serves as the Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Dr. Brown has served on the Inova System Opioid Task Force and on the Alexandria City Opioid Work Group. Since 2015, Dr. Brown and the Inova Alexandria Hospital Emergency Department…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital donates 800 thermometers to keep schools healthy

Inova Alexandria Hospital has partnered with Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) to help keep local schools healthy by providing more than 800 digital thermometers free of charge to school nurses to distribute to our families in need. School nurses send students home who are ill with a fever with instructions to parents not to have…

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Life with Cancer encourages patients with hope, support, and community

Positive Connections Life with Cancer encourages patients with hope, support, and community When Rebecca Wetherly had a routine mammogram during the fall of 2016, the results were normal. But because of her family history — both her mother and maternal and paternal grandmothers had breast cancer — coupled with having dense breast tissue, she opted…

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New cataract removal technology brings safer, faster relief for eye surgery patients

An Eye on Innovation At Inova Alexandria Hospital, a new device for treating cataracts, called the Centurion Vision System, is making procedures safer and faster, says Ellen Bushmiller, Service Line Leader for the Ophthalmology Department. The technology offers improved surgical control since it adjusts to changes in eye pressure in milliseconds. It also has advanced…

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