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What Magnet Means for Nursing
“Nurses at Virginia Hospital Center are highly engaged in decisions about patient care and take pride in making sure our care meets the highest standards,” says Vrotsos. “Our goal is to be the best hospital and to provide the best nursing care. It’s why nur...
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Virginia Hospital Center achieved a Comprehensive Center accreditation granted by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

A MBSAQIP accreditation for Virginia Hospital Center formally acknowledges the Hospital's commitment to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients. This accreditation reflects that our patients are provided with multidisciplinary, high-quality, patient-centered care.
Weight Loss Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, VA
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Postpartum Support Group
Having a baby is considered a joyful time, but for some moms, it’s not. Virginia Hospital Center’s Postpartum Support Group gives new moms a safe place to share their stories and connect with other moms who are feeling anxious and sad. Jyl Pomeroy, long-tim...
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Quench Your Thirst, But Don’t Go Overboard

Rising temperatures and more outdoor activity mean it’s time to increase your fluid intake. The body needs more hydration in warm weather, especially during exercise. But how much is enough? When is the best time to drink? And which is better, water or sports drinks?
Water is critical; you can’t function without it. It protects and hydrates your organs, enhances digestion, transports nutrients to cells, and keeps you energized and mentally sharp. It also balances electrolytes such as sodium and potassium to keep muscles functioning properly. Approximately 45 to 50 percent of daily water intake comes from drinking fluids, 35 percent from eating food and the rest from metabolism...
The following weekly column is written and sponsored by Virginia Hospital Center, a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and one of America's 100 Top
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Virginia Hospital Center’s Palliative Care Program has been reaccredited by The Joint Commission and received its Gold Seal of Approval® for “Advanced Certification for Palliative Care.”
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Summer’s a great time for a dip in the pool, but have you ever thought about how the water can help you recover from a lower-body injury? Aquatic physical therapy is an effective technique to relieve pain and help you heal faster. Doctors now prescribe this innovative therapy for many of their patients.
Performed in a specially-equipped pool, aquatic physical therapy uses the water’s resistance to enhance joint movement, reduce stiffness and improve muscle tone. Initial rehabilitation involves light resistance, progressively increasing as muscles strengthen. The technique benefits highly tuned athletes and weekend warriors alike, and is used to treat conditions such as stress fractures, ankle sprains, and knee and foot ligament injuries. “For runners who develop stress fractures and want to stay in shape, aquatic therapy can help reduce muscle pain and swelling,” says Clay Wellborn, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Virginia Hospital Center...
The following weekly column is written and sponsored by Virginia Hospital Center, a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and one of America's 100 Top
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Successful NAPBC Reaccreditation
The Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health at Virginia Hospital Center has been granted another three-year full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
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Northern Virginia’s Premier Multi-Specialty Physician Group
Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group Primary Care Do you have a primary care physician? Looking for a specialist?  Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group primary and specialty care practices are Virginia Hospital Center’s affiliated, and are currently...
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Virginia Hospital Center is the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics

Virginia Hospital Center's top doctors drive our top scores for hospital quality.

For over 60 years, Virginia Hospital Center has provided exceptional medical services to the Washington metropolitan area. In 2004, Virginia Hospital Center celebrated the Grand Opening of a new $150 million state-of-the-art facility.

The Hospital offers comprehensive healthcare and multiple Centers of Excellence including: Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, Oncology, Neuroscience, Urology, and Women & Infant Health. Growing service lines include the only Lung Cancer Center in Northern Virginia, Colorectal Surgery and more.

Virginia Hospital Center is a teaching hospital, long-associated with Georgetown University's School of Medicine, and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health.

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Arlington, VA
1701 N. George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22205
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Virginia Hospital Center Named One Of America's 50 Top Cardiovascular Ho...

Award Winning Hospital Recognized Nationally for Excellence in Cardiovascular Services and Care by Truven...

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John Garrett, son of a general surgeon and youngest of three boys, knew what he ...

New Technique to Restore Normal Heart Rhythm |

ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Atrial fibrillation (AFib) affects some 3 million Americans. The upper chambers of the heart beat erratically, and

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The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington has something for everyone - kids, teens, adults and families. Come visit and let us show you why a YMCA

Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgery at Virginia Hospital Center - P...

Surgical skill, quality of care and commitment to patient education are hallmarks of cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgery at Virginia Hosp


Due to the influenza epidemic in our area and in order to create the safest environment for our patients, staff and visitors, Virginia Hospi

February 2013 is National Cancer Prevention Month

Putting Off a Colonoscopy? Has your doctor recommended that you have a colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening? Have you put it off? If

Women & Infant Health Services: A Record 433 Births & a Rrecord ...

In August 2012, Virginia Hospital Center hit a record 433 births and a record 1,485 surgeries! Newborn Tests & Treatments It’s almost time f

Bit the Heat!

Tips to help you and your family beat the heat and stay healthy this summer! Heat Stroke Prevention Stay hydrated by drinking lots of water—

Virginia Hospital Center has been selected as a 2013 Top 100 Hospital

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Introducing Surgical Associates at Virginia Hospital Center

Virginia Hospital Center | Arlington, VA. For over 60 years, Virginia Hospital Center has provided exceptional medical services to the Washi

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