Kaiser Permanente to Offer Maternity Services at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in 2021


Beginning in January 2021, Kaiser Permanente members can receive comprehensive maternity services at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. The Fairfax, Virginia hospital, part of Inova Health System, has become a premier hospital partner with Kaiser Permanente, a health system with more than 770,000 members in the mid-Atlantic region.

“We are pleased to partner with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital to provide high-quality maternity services to our patients. We believe that this will be a great extension of the comprehensive and integrated maternity and newborn care that we provide,” said Richard McCarthy, MD, Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente.

Kaiser Permanente members will have the option of delivering babies at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital starting on January 12, 2021. Inova Fair Oaks Hospital has received several quality recognitions including a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as an A grade from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.

“We are honored to partner with Kaiser Permanente for childbirth services,” said Susan Carroll, President of Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. “At Inova we are driven by a shared purpose to provide world-class healthcare to every person we have the privilege to serve and ensure a smooth transition for all Kaiser Permanente patients before, during, and after their childbirth experience at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital.”

Kaiser Permanente currently has 13 premier hospital partners across the mid-Atlantic region. To qualify as a premier hospital, each hospital has been carefully evaluated—and is regularly reassessed—for the quality of care, comfort, and services it provides. Premier hospitals are evaluated for quality of care, comfort and services provided and offer top-rated, award-winning care. Kaiser Permanente is rated No. 1 in the region for several clinical quality measures, including childhood immunizations combo 9 and timeliness of prenatal and postpartum care for women by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The health system currently has 34 medical centers offering a range of convenient, comprehensive services in the mid-Atlantic region, and partners with hospitals for inpatient care. To learn more about the Kaiser Permanente premier hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region here.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 12.4 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/

About Inova
Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 and 2020 by U.S. News & World Report, which named Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. All five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. Each of Inova’s five hospitals holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), distinguishing Inova as the highest-rated large health system in the U.S., and the only system to have all hospitals receive five stars. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus was named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals list, ranking in the top 10 nationwide among Major Teaching Hospitals. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org.

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