Tag: inova alexandria

Our View: Federal program improves hospital safety

The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates is thought of as the father of medicine because he was instrumental in advancing the clinical study of disease....

Inova Alexandria fined for rate of injuries, infections

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Inova Alexandria Hospital was fined in both 2016 and 2017 by the federal Department of Health and Human Services for...

My View: Overhearing treatment of an opioid overdose

Thump, thump, thump. “Come on buddy, come on buddy,” the voice loudly exhorted from the other side of the partition. Beep, beep. “Powering up, powering, CLEAR,”...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 3: Life on the front lines of...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] As the only hospital within city limits, Inova Alexandria finds itself on the front line of an ever-growing local health...