Monday, December 24, 2012
The new tower is part of a multi-year expansion project for the Inova medical campus.
Construction on the new South Tower at Inova Fairfax Hospital is now complete. The tower is phase one of a multi-year expansion project for the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, which also includes planned renovations for a 12-story replacement tower for Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital in 2016. According to a news release, the 11-story South Tower, which cost an estimated $160 million, has added an additional 216,000 square feet of space to the medical campus. “The addition of the South Tower to our medical campus is yet another example of how we are serving the complex needs of the community through high-quality care in a patient-friendly environment,” Patrick Christiansen, CEO of Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, said in the…
Monday, September 10, 2012
The building will be the second phase in the Fairfax Medical Campus expansion project.
On Monday, Inova Health System senior leaders, elected officials, government representatives and generous donors gathered to lay the building blocks on a $400 million building that will house Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital. The 665,000-square-foot, 12-story space will house both the women’s and children’s hospitals and will be the second phase of the Fairfax Medical Campus expansion project. “Today we are one step closer to achieving Vision 2015, and reinventing the way we deliver care in our hospitals,” said Knox Singleton, CEO of Inova Health System. The Inova Women’s Hospital will include 192 private rooms, eight women’s operating rooms, six Cesarean-section operating rooms and will be connected to the new patient …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Springfield District Supervisor Pat Herrity underwent open-heart surgery today at INOVA Fairfax.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Supervisor Pat Herrity, age 52, underwent open heart surgery at 7 a.m. Thursday at the Fairfax Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. The surgery was conducted by Dr. Alan Spier and Dr. Niv Ad, two of the hospital's leading surgeons. At this time the surgeons have informed the family the surgery went as expected. Supervisor Herrity is currently recovering in the ICU. Doctors Spier and Ad have advised Herry that post-surgery he can expect to be in ICU for a day or two, walking the hospital halls the next day or two, and out of hospital in four to six days. They also say it will take four to six weeks to fully recover. In November 2011 Supervisor Herrity began having abnormal heart rhythms – atrial fibrillation (A-Fib). While A-Fib itself is …