Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Client News: Inova Fairfax Hospital Named One of America's 50 Best Hospitals

For the fourth year in a row, Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, VA) has been named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades, an independent healthcare-quality ratings organization that analyzed patient outcomes at all 5,000 of the nation's non-federal hospitals. Inova Fairfax Hospital's outcomes places it in the nation's top 1 percent.

According to HealthGrades, a patient admitted to an America's 50 Best Hospital is 27 percent less likely to die, and 8 percent less likely to suffer from a major complication. Inova Fairfax Hospital is the only hospital in the Washington, DC, region to make the Top 50. In addition to naming Inova Fairfax Hospital among the Top 50 hospitals, HealthGrades has also ranked the hospital number one in Virginia for cardiology services for 2009-2010 and among the top 5 percent in the nation for treatment of stroke.

Inova Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that consists of hospitals and other health services, including emergency- and urgent-care centers, home care, nursing homes, mental health and blood donor services, and wellness classes.

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