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Outreach Programs, Charity Care At the Heart of New Community Report

Latest Inova Report to the Community highlights Inova stats, patient success stories The latest Inova Report to the Community gives a snapshot of Inova Health System’s size, scope, financials and healthcare contributions in a number of key areas including charity care, access and innovation. Introduced by Inova President and CEO J. Stephen Jones, MD, the report…

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Inova Alexandria: One of just four U.S. hospitals with Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

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Certified hospitals must meet identified standards for surgical removal of blood clots in patients suffering a large vessel occlusive ischemic stroke Large Ischemic Strokes don’t stand a chance at Inova Alexandria Hospital. A newly awarded certification marks Inova Alexandria as a leader in mechanical endovascular thrombectomy (EVT) and early detection and treatment of large ischemic…

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Fairfax athlete overcomes severe injury with help from Inova Fair Oaks spine doctors

Personal Best Inova’s neurosurgery and spine experts keep a talented athlete with spinal-cord injury on the move Last year, Leigh Neary achieved an impressive feat: She finished her division’s 2017 International Distance Lake Anna Triathlon. Her joy and pride – as well as the applause she received – were especially powerful considering a trauma she experienced…

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Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Treated Effectively at Inova

Holding Steady: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) helped Wayne Lewis regain his quality of life Wayne Lewis can do things he hasn’t been able to do for more than a decade. After receiving deep brain stimulation (DBS) at the Inova Movement Disorders Program, the 72-year-old retiree, who lives in upstate New York, is back to enjoying…

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Epilepsy patients receive tailored treatment and monitoring at Inova Alexandria Hospital

A Higher Level of Epilepsy Care When talking about epilepsy, every patient is unique in terms of medication need, seizure control and treatment plan. That’s why Inova Alexandria Hospital makes sure that care is tailored, every step of the way. “Treating epilepsy requires a multidisciplinary approach,” says Lewis Eberly, MD, Medical Director of Neuroscience at…

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Stroke survivor’s book provides insights and hope for survivors

After a Stroke, This Northern Virginia Resident Shares His Message of Prevention and Hope Stroke survivor and philanthropist Mark Moore can now add “author” to his list of credentials with the publication of his inspiring book, A Stroke of Faith Philanthropist and Northern Virginia resident Mark Moore was a hard-charging business owner back in 2007…

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Former Inova Doctor Receives First Brain Surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Brains at Work This former Inova physician was diagnosed with normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and received life-altering brain surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital To say that Gregory Bentz, MD, PhD, was in great health at age 67 is an understatement. An avid runner, the retired Inova physician spent his days training for his 10th marathon. That…

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New LSVT BIG therapy available for people with Parkinson’s

On the Move Inova Alexandria Hospital is now offering the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG technique The Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitative Care Department has been expanding its services over the past year. As an example, it now offers Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG, a technique that addresses the unique…

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