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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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Another Step Forward in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction

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Dr. Loring Flint is Inova’s Chief Physician Executive and High Reliability Officer. On October 24, Virginia Senator Mark Warner announced that a bipartisan opioids bill was signed into law by the president. As Senator Warner’s letter explained, “This comprehensive legislation will help communities across Virginia by improving opioid treatment and recovery efforts and providing new…

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Inova Expands Adolescent Behavioral Health Services to Loudoun Co. Community

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Leesburg, VA — Inova is pleased to announce the opening of the Inova Kellar Center – Loudoun, bringing critical, additional adolescent mental health services to the community. The Kellar Center, based in Fairfax County, provides a full continuum of outpatient services and programs, including individual, family and group therapy, medication management, psychiatric evaluations, psychological testing…

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Immunotherapy Offers New Options for Lung Cancer Treatment

Joan H. Schiller, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist specializing in lung cancer. She is the Deputy Director of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute.   Lung cancer kills more people worldwide than any other cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that 154,050 men and women in the United States alone will die from the disease this…

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Meet Sebastian, Who Will Be Running the StarKid 5K on One Leg

16-year-old Sebastian Bonaiuto lost his foot to cancer and now he’s raising money to support Inova Children’s Hospital My name is Sebastian. I’m 16 years old, and on June 3, I’ll be running the StarKid 5K to raise money for Inova Children’s Hospital so that they can help every child and family who walks through…

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Inova MediMap Team Wins 2018 Greater Washington Innovation Award

On April 4, 2018, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce presented Inova with a 2018 Greater Washington Innovation Award for MediMap Baby, a pharmacogenomics test that helps provide guidance to physicians in prescribing safer and more effective medications based on an individual’s DNA. The annual awards ceremony celebrates thought leadership, innovation and creativity demonstrated by…

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Inova Hospitals Receive High Grades in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Falls Church, VA, April 24, 2018 – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Inova Fair Oaks, Inova Mount Vernon and Inova Loudoun Hospitals are among only 750 hospitals in the country awarded an ‘A’…

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