Awards & Recognition
Best Regional Hospitals: Inova Loudoun Hospital has been ranked #8 in the Washington, DC, metro area, #11 in Virginia, and recognized as one of the best in Northern Virginia. We are ranked as a U.S. News Best Hospital in six adult specialties: gastroenterology, geriatrics, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. We also scored high in patient safety, demonstrating commitment to reducing accidents and medical mistakes. Learn more
Best Nursing Homes:
Inova Loudoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s fifth annual Best Nursing Homes report. The Best Nursing Homes 2013 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 users find a home with a strong track record of good care. This rating draws on data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, a federal agency that assesses homes in three categories – health inspections, level of nurse staffing, and quality of care – and gives each an overall rating.
First in Northern Virginia accredited 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
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.
Among the best in breast care
Inova Breast Care Program at Inova Loudoun Hospital is among fewer than 70 centers nationwide to receive a three-year accreditation in November 2009 from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Read the press release.
Primary Stroke Center
In March 2009, Inova Loudoun Hospital was named 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. Read the press release.
Silver and Silver Plus Stroke Award
Inova Loudoun Hospital has been recognized with the Silver and Silver 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. Read the press release.
Recognized for Cancer Center excellence
The American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer honored Inova Loudoun Hospital with an Outstanding Achievement Award for cancer care in 2008. Only 93 hospitals nationwide received this recognition for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients.
We've received the prestigious Magnet designation
Inova Loudoun Hospital for the second time received Magnet designation, the highest institutional honor awarded for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The second re-certification occurred in 2011. Only 5 percent of the 6,000 hospitals in the United States have earned Magnet designation. Learn more.
Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has awarded the Telemetry Unit at Inova Loudoun Hospital the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. This award signifies exceptional patient care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction. Inova Loudoun Hospital is one of just four telemetry units in the country to receive this prestigious designation.
The Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Inova Loudoun Hospital has also received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence. Only seven medical surgical intensive care units in the Washington, DC, region have achieved this status and only 242 units across the country.
Premier Healthcare Alliance national Quest collaborative
Inova Loudoun Hospital was named a 2011 Top Performing Hospital in the Premier Healthcare Alliance's national Quest collaborative. Culminating a voluntary 3-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
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 only employ currently 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.
Innovations in healthcare
Inova 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.