Costs of Care Presents Inova President and CEO J. Stephen Jones, MD with the Steven Schroeder Award for Outstanding Healthcare CEO

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Additionally, Leapfrog recognizes three Inova hospitals as Top Hospitals for 2022 Falls Church, VA – Inova is proud to announce that the Steven Schroeder Award for Outstanding Healthcare CEO was presented to Inova President and CEO J. Stephen Jones, MD today at The Leapfrog Group’s annual meeting.  The Leapfrog group also recognized Inova Fair Oaks…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive Straight ‘A’s from the Leapfrog Group for Nine Consecutive Periods

Falls Church, VA  – Inova is proud to announce that once again, all five hospitals have earned “A” Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization with a 10-year history of assigning letter grades to general hospitals throughout the United States. The grades are based on a hospital’s ability to prevent…

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Kelly Epps-Anderson, MD Announced as President of the American Heart Association Greater Washington Region

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Kelly Epps-Anderson, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), has been named the new President, American Heart Association Greater Washington Region. Along with incoming board members, Dr. Epps-Anderson will work to advance the mission and fundraising priorities for the American Heart Association. The board will also oversee opportunities for investment in…

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Terry Davis Assumes Role as President Elect of American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

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Falls Church, VA – Theresa Davis, PhD, RN, NE-BC, CHTP, FAAN, Assistant Vice President of Nursing at the High Reliability Center of Inova Health System, has been named president-elect of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) – the world’s largest specialty nursing organization.  Dr. Davis will serve a one-year term as president elect from…

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Fair Oaks Urology Joins Inova Health System

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Health System is pleased to announce that Fair Oaks Urology has joined Inova as of Tuesday, June 28, 2022. The addition of Fair Oaks Urology and their team of board-certified urologists expands Inova’s services in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a full range of urological conditions. The practice providers,…

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Inova Awards Record $1 million in Health Equity Grants to Local Nonprofits

Falls Church, VA – Inova Health System has awarded $1 million in Health Equity Grants to 23 Northern Virginia nonprofit organizations, the largest level of funding to date for this grants program. The grants were awarded to organizations whose initiatives aim to improve health equity and support under-resourced communities with unmet healthcare needs. Applicants were required…

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Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital Named Among Best in the Country for Neonatology by U.S. News & World Report

Washington, D.C. – Inova Children’s Hospital, renamed Inova L.J. Murphy Children’s Hospital last year, has again been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for Neonatology by U.S. News & World Report. Inova’s neonatology specialty ranked #40 in the country for the 2022-2023 ranking period. The hospital also ranked #3 in the Commonwealth of Virginia and…

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Dr. Stephen Jones: Prosecuting nurses for honest mistakes won’t make patients safer

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Inova’s president and CEO J. Stephen Jones, MD, MBA, FACS had an op-ed piece published in USA Today following Friday’s sentencing of nurse RaDonda Vaught. (While working as a nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2017, Vaught’s accidental administration of the wrong drug to a patient led to the patient’s death. Vaught was later…

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Aspirin Use: Significant Change in National Guidelines for Taking Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke

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The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently finalized new guidance advising against daily aspirin use by certain people to prevent a first heart attack or stroke – a reversal of the panel’s 2016 recommendations.    In general, for people 40 to 59 years of age who are at increased risk of developing heart…

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