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Awards & Recognition

U.S. News & World Report

logo: U.S. News badgeBest Regional Hospitals: Inova Loudoun Hospital has been ranked #11 in the Washington, DC, metro area, #17 in Virginia, and recognized as a U.S. News high-performing hospital in orthopedics and geriatrics.





US News best nursing home award - 2014Best Nursing Homes: Inova Loudoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (ILNRC) has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s sixth annual Best Nursing Homes ratings. These ratings highlight the top nursing homes in each city and state out of nearly 16,000 facilities nationwide. U.S. News's goal is to help the millions of Americans who will spend time in a nursing home in 2014 find a home with a strong track record of good care. Learn more arrow


iVantage Top 100 Hospitals

logo: Healthstrong - Top 100 Hospital Inova Loudoun Hospital scored as one of the 2013 HealthStrong™ Top 100 Hospitals and one of the top performing hospital in the United States according to the Hospital Strength Index™. The Hospital Strength Index is the industry’s most comprehensive rating of hospitals and the results recognize the Top 100 hospitals – measuring them across 56 different performance metrics, including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability and efficiency.


First in Northern Virginia accredited by the American College of Radiology

Logo: Radiation Oncology Accredited Facility (by the American College of Radiology) Our radiation oncology program was the first hospital in Northern Virginia to receive accreditation from the American College of Radiology, demonstrating the highest level of quality and patient safety.



National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association

logo: silver award - National Quality Award - American Health Care Association Inova Nursing and Rehabilitation Center – Leesburg has received the Silver National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. This national award is well known within the nursing home industry as a benchmark for high quality care. Facilities are evaluated on criteria based on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In receiving the award, Inova Loudoun Nursing and  Rehabilitation Center demonstrates high levels of performance and excellence.


Joint Commission Center of Excellence for Hip and Knee Replacement

Gold Seal of Approval logo Inova Loudoun Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation for hip and knee replacement by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes our dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards.


Among the best in breast care

NAPBC logo Inova Breast Care Program at Inova Loudoun Hospital is among fewer than 70 centers nationwide to receive a three-year re-accreditation in November 2012 from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).



Joint Commission Seal of Approval Primary Stroke Center

Gold Seal of Approval logoInova Loudoun Hospital was re-certified in May 2013 as a Primary Stroke Center and received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. Certification as a Primary Stroke Center is held by only a small percentage of hospitals nationwide. The certification also applies to the Emergency Department at Inova Loudoun Medical Campus – Leesburg, the first free-standing emergency department in the state to be designated a Primary Stroke Center.


National robotic training epicenter

daVinci training logoIn July 2014, Inova Loudoun Hospital was named a national education and training site for surgeons utilizing the daVinci® robotic-assisted surgical technology. Our program was one of fewer than 20 general surgery programs nationwide named as a site. This comprehensive program offers surgeons and clinical staff the opportunity to learn and view first-hand the highly efficient and successful program that continues to grow at Inova Loudoun Hospital.


Gold Plus Stroke Award

Inova Loudoun Hospital has been recognized with the Gold Plus Award by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. An advanced level of stroke recognition, it acknowledges hospitals for their compliance with the quality measures within the Get With the Guidelines Stroke Program.




Recognized for Cancer Center excellence

Commission on Cancer The American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer honored Inova Loudoun Hospital with an Outstanding Achievement Award for cancer care in 2014, the second time the hospital has received the honor. Only 93 hospitals nationwide received this recognition for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients.


Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

In September 2014, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses awarded the Progressive Care Unit at Inova Loudoun Hospital with a second consecutive Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. The award recognizes exceptional clinical nursing units in hospitals across the country. For patients and families, the Beacon Award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction. For nurses, a Beacon Award signals a positive and supportive work environment with greater collaboration between colleagues and leaders, higher morale and lower turnover.

The Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Inova Loudoun Hospital has also received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. 


We've received the prestigious Magnet designation

Inova Loudoun Hospital first received Magnet designation in 2008, and received recertification in 2011. This is the highest institutional honor awarded for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Only 5 percent of the 6,000 hospitals in the United States have earned Magnet designation. Learn more.


International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

We are proud to have earned the Care Award from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. This means we employ only certified International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) and have a dedicated lactation support program available 5-7 days a week. We also have demonstrated that we provide training for our nursing, medical and other staff that care for breastfeeding families, and have implemented special projects that promote, protect and support breastfeeding. Learn more about Inova Loudoun Hospital Lactation Center and Boutique.


Premier Healthcare Alliance national Quest collaborative

logo: Top Performing Hospitals Inova Loudoun Hospital was named a 2011 Top Performing Hospital in the Premier Healthcare Alliance's national Quest collaborative. Culminating a voluntary three-year QUEST program, Inova participated in the exercise out of a commitment to patient best interests and a dedication to reducing preventable harm and readmission. Read the press release.


Innovations in healthcare

logo: AHRQ InnovationsInova Loudoun Hospital nurse researchers have been recognized by the Health Care Innovations Exchange, a comprehensive program run by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services designed to increase the development and adoption of innovations in healthcare delivery. The Kids Living Fit™ program educated children about healthy lifestyle choices, and resulted in increases in physical activity plus reductions in BMI and waist circumference. The program was subsequently adapted and researched for nurses (Nurses Living Fit™). Learn more.