Inova Fairfax Hospital

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Inova Fairfax Hospital
Inova Health System
Inova Fairfax Hospital - Green Lawn.jpg
Geography
Location 3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042, Washington Metropolitan Area, Virginia, United States
Coordinates 38°51′27″N 77°13′40″W / 38.8575°N 77.2278°W / 38.8575; -77.2278Coordinates: 38°51′27″N 77°13′40″W / 38.8575°N 77.2278°W / 38.8575; -77.2278
Services
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Beds 927
History
Founded 1961
Links
Website http://www.inova.org/ifh
Lists Hospitals in Virginia

Inova Fairfax Hospital is the largest hospital in Northern Virginia and the flagship hospital of Inova Health System. Located in Fairfax County, Virginia, Inova Fairfax Hospital is one of the largest employers in the County.[1] Inova Fairfax Hospital is also home to a neonatal intensive care unit, and a dedicated pediatrics intensive care unit, an oncology unit, an adolescent medicine unit, and centers for cardiac surgery and pediatric surgery.

Capability[edit]

Inova Fairfax Hospital (IFH) is a 927-bed tertiary care hospital, providing most medical and surgical specialties, which houses Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center the nation's fifth busiest obstetrics program (with nearly 12,000 live births in 2006), and is one of only six community hospitals in the nation offering the full spectrum of organ transplantation. It has been named among the top 50 hospitals for gastrointestinal disorders, gynecology, and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.[2]

In 2016, Inova Fairfax and University of Virginia Health System announced a partnership involving a $112 million research institute and a UVA School of Medicine regional campus at Inova.[3] The plan involves developing a Global Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Institute at the Inova Center for Personalized Health, which will be funded by UVA, Inova, and the Virginia General Assembly. They also intend to collaborate on research between the Inova Schar Cancer Institute and the University of Virginia Cancer Research Center.[4]

Inova Fairfax Hospital is also a satellite clinical campus for students from Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Medicine and University of Virginia School of Medicine[4] and hosts residents from other universities in the area. The hospital also houses the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy’s Inova Campus in which students can complete their third and fourth years of training.

Layoffs[edit]

On about September 29, 2011 it was announced that Inova will outsource and layoff 606 jobs. Environmental Service, Laundry and Teleservices were the departments affected. On about February 17, 2012 it was announced that Inova will outsource and layoff an unknown number of employees. Safety and Security, Patient Transport and Medical Records were among the departments affected.

The following were statistics at the end of the year ending June 30, 2009:

  • Admissions: 54,361
  • Inpatient surgeries: 19,349
  • Outpatient visits: 392,405
  • Emergency room visits: 98,317
  • Births: 11,182
  • Number of beds: 833

Awards[edit]

  • Best Hospitals, U.S. News & World Report: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
  • Best Hospitals, U.S. News & World Report: 2014 Gynecology Nationally Ranked #19
  • Best Hospitals, Heart and Heart Surgery, U.S. News & World Report: #21 (2007)
  • Magnet Nursing Status: American Nurses Association
  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals: 2007-2012 by HealthGrades
  • 50 Best Hospitals in America: February 23, 2011 by Becker's Hospital Review[5]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Awards

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