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ACL Injuries: Let’s Get Serious About Prevention (Dr. Robin West)
Robin West, MD is the Director of Sports Medicine at Inova. Dr. West will be blogging on current topics and best practices in sports injury prevention and treatment. ============================  Prevention Training is an important and cost-effective measure to help reduce the financial and physical costs experienced by athletes with ACL injuries. An ACL injury is one of […]
Monday, October 27, 2014 3:50:31 PM

Ebola Update as of October 17, 2014
Updated as of 5:45 p.m. on October 17, 2014: A patient who presented to the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Emergency Department for evaluation in relation to Ebola has not met the CDC criteria to be tested. This decision came after the patient was immediately isolated and had undergone triage in consultation with the Fairfax County […]
Friday, October 17, 2014 5:45:20 PM

Inova Loudoun Hospital Statement
Leesburg, VA – October 16, 2014 – A patient with a recent low grade fever and recent travel history to West Africa did present to Inova Loudoun Hospital today. All of Inova’s infection prevention precautions and protocols were put in place prior to the patient being placed directly in isolation.  The patient received a preliminary […]
Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:00:12 PM

Ebola Update as of October 16, 2014
Updated as of October 17, 2014, 9:50 a.m.: A patient was brought to Inova Loudoun Hospital on Thursday, October 16, 2014, with a recent travel history to West Africa and reportedly a low grade fever. All safety precautions and protocols were in place. The patient received a preliminary evaluation by Inova Loudoun Hospital physicians in […]
Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:30:41 PM

Hospitals near Dulles prepared for Ebola, WTOP, October 16, 2014
Inova’s Dr. Loring Flint spoke with WTOP about steps Inova is taking in preparation for Ebola. Read more.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:37:20 AM

Inova’s Dr. Loring Flint Spoke with WUSA 9 on How Ebola is Transmitted
Dr. Loring Flint, Chief Medical Officer of Inova, spoke about the fear surrounding Ebola and how the virus is transmitted with WUSA 9 on October 16, 2014.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:10:04 AM

Difficult to Heal Wounds Are No Match for the Expert Wound Healing Services at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
Tackling Tough Wound Care For patients with complex and difficult to heal wounds, Inova’s Dorothea R. Fisher Wound Healing Center is specially equipped to provide expertise and a variety of treatments for a wide range of patients and conditions. Every year, non-healing wounds affect 3 to 6 million people in the United States. A chronic wound can […]
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 6:11:50 PM

Lorton HealthPlex Earns High Patient-Satisfaction Scores
Patients give high marks to community-centered care It’s no wonder the year-old Inova HealthPlex at Lorton has the highest patient satisfaction scores in Inova Health System. It’s conveniently located and patients love the friendly, small-town atmosphere. “There’s a community aspect here that you don’t have in a big place,” says Interim Nurse Manager Helen Stevens, […]
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 5:41:39 PM

Good News for Patients with Neurological Injuries: Inova Rehab Offers Driving Simulator and NeuroCom System
New Tools for Neuro Rehab Patients Recent additions to the Inova Rehabilitation Center at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital provide advanced diagnostics and treatment for patients recovering from neurological injuries. These include a new driving simulator and a NeuroCom balance system. Driving Simulator The driving simulator is a resource for patients who are seeking further evaluation […]
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 5:27:34 PM

Local Businessman Gives $2 Million to Help Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Emergency Dept.
Giving Close to Home Local businessman Jeff Veatch recently contributed $2 million to improve Inova Mount Vernon’s Emergency Department. Veatch’s gift is the largest donation from a Mount Vernon resident received by the hospital. “Jeff is a longtime supporter of Inova, and he lives in the Mount Vernon community, so he felt very strongly about […]
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 5:09:24 PM

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