Nightingale Star Nurse Award Winners Announced

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Nurses Across the Inova Health System Honored as Star Nurse 2021 Finalists and Excellence in Nursing Awards The month of May has been dedicated to celebrating nurses, and Inova is proud to share that several nurses from across the system have been recognized for excellence in nursing. Last night, Erin Reynolds, RN, of Inova Fairfax…

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Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials

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Stephanie Van Bebber is Senior Director, Inova Schar Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Office at Inova. As we celebrate Clinical Trials Day this year, we recognize the extraordinary work that is done by research teams every day to ensure that future healthcare treatments and interventions are safe and effective. The date of May 20th honors James…

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Is Radiation Necessary After Breast Cancer Surgery?

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Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a cancer that forms in the cells that line the milk ducts, and it accounts for 20% of new breast cancer diagnoses. The most common treatment is breast-conserving surgery to remove the cancerous tissue. While only a small percentage of women experience an invasive cancer event following surgery, radiation…

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Inova Among Early Adopters of First-of-Kind Remote Neuromodulation Technology For Patients

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Falls Church, VA — Inova Health System is the first health system in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area, and one of the first in the United States, to offer a new FDA-approved telemedicine option for remote neuromodulation of deep brain stimulation (DBS) patients being treated for Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor. The NeuroSphere™…

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Virginia Surgery Associates Joins Inova Health System

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Inova Health System is pleased to announce that Virginia Surgery Associates (VSA) has joined Inova as of Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The addition of VSA’s four office locations and team of board-certified general surgeons and advanced practice providers expands Inova’s footprint and suite of surgical services across Northern Virginia. “Inova is a national leader in…

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Can You Help Save a Life?

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Inova Blood Donor Services has an immediate need for blood donations from local donors to recover the blood supply for our community. Current blood supply levels are critically low, not just in Northern Virginia and the DC area, but across the country as well. Our supply can only be replenished with donations from volunteer blood…

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Inova Health System Hits 300,000 Vaccines; Pledges to Vaccinate Children Pending Authorization and Eligibility

Falls Church, VA — In just three and a half months, Inova Health System has administered more than 300,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and is continuing to expand operations to accommodate even more Northern Virginia community members. Inova hit this significant milestone this week, which accounts for 25% of all shots given in Northern…

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How the Cures Act Enhances “People-Centered Care”

The 21st Century Cures Act goes into effect Monday, April 5, which mandates the timely release of all patient information from their medical record or inpatient chart. The Cures Act ensures that patients have full access to their electronic medical records and personal health information “without delay.” Inova patients currently have access to their personal…

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