Inova, VCU and Sentara partner as part of new NIH research network evaluating emerging cancer screening technologies

Falls Church, VA – Three Virginia health systems together will serve as one of eight groups in the U.S. to conduct groundbreaking research for the Cancer Screening Research Network (CSRN), launched this week by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. The new clinical trials network creates a national infrastructure…

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Latitia got a new heart and new lungs in 2023 – as Inova celebrates a record-breaking 50 lung transplants

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In 2023, Inova established a new institutional record for lung transplants performed in a year, completing a total of 50. That number included four heart-lung transplants, our first HIV lung transplant and our first lung retransplantation with a subsequent kidney transplant the following day. Additionally, Inova has extended the upper age cutoff for lung transplantation…

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Inova’s orthopedic trauma team participates in a landmark trial on infection prevention with a significant decrease in surgical site infection rates

Fairfax, VA, February 13, 2024 — The orthopedic trauma team at Inova Fairfax Hospital participated in a landmark multicenter trial on infection prevention in surgery, the results of which were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Conducted at Inova along with 24 additional hospitals in the United States and Canada the study…

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Inova Dream B!G announces the inaugural “Young Hearts Go Red STEMinist Event”

A day of empowering discovery in STEM and Cardiovascular Health Fairfax, VA — Inova Fairfax Hospital hosted 50 young women, grades 7th-12th, for a workforce development program designed to encourage students to explore healthcare career opportunities. The  event was dedicated to empowering young minds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and promoting awareness about…

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Inova Cares pediatric sick clinic opens in Falls Church

Fairfax, VA — Inova today celebrated the grand opening of its first Inova Cares pediatric sick clinic located at 6400 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church. Co-located with the Falls Church Inova Cares Clinic for Children (ICCC) primary care practice, this new pediatric sick clinic prioritizes access for children whose medical home is the Falls Church ICCC…

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Inova in critical need of type O- blood donors

Falls Church, VA –– The need for blood donors, especially those with O-negative blood, has reached an all-time high. All blood types are needed, but Type O- is the most urgent need at this time and will help the most patients. Currently, we have less than a one-day supply of Type O- blood.  Type O…

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Inova’s Orthopedic Research Team recognized for work in severe extremity trauma

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The work of Inova’s Orthopedic Research Team received important recognition from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in 2023. METRC, including Inova Fairfax, wins the 2023 Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier award This year’s Kappa Delta Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award was given to the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC) which includes Inova Fairfax’s…

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Cancer-free “Voice of DC” shares message of hope

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Known as the “Voice of DC,” WTOP reporter Neal Augenstein continues to share his inspiring journey from a stage-4 lung cancer diagnosis in November 2022 to becoming cancer-free a year later. Last week, Neal’s story of the ground-breaking medical treatment he received at Inova Schar Cancer was featured on NBC News. In the piece, Amit…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital receives Magnet® Designation for nursing excellence

Recognized with four “Exemplars” for Top Performance Falls Church, VA –– Inova Alexandria Hospital is proud to announce it has been designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Magnet status is considered the highest organizational honor awarded for nursing excellence. Inova is the first and only health system in the…

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