Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy Holidays!

Over the last few weeks, we have had an opportunity to celebrate the holidays with many of you during one of the festive meals on the day, evening and night shifts.  The Food Services team did a great job putting … Continue reading

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I am lucky. A guest post by Cindy Glover

Thirteen years after coming to Reston Hospital and I still can’t believe my luck.  To be the Chief Nursing Officer of a hospital of this caliber is a privilege.  Not only is my professional life a gift, but in my … Continue reading

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Take the Pickle Pledge

Now I have attended a lot of staff meetings throughout my career, but I have never walked into one that was taking the “Pickle Pledge.”  I was immediately confused as the Surgical Unit staff meeting was talking about pickles while … Continue reading

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Less radiation, more capabilities

Recently we replaced our CT scanners in our outpatient Medical Imaging Center and within the hospital with low-dose 64-slice scanners. These new devices mean that patients’ exposure can be up to 40% less radiation per scan—which may not mean much … Continue reading

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