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2014-02-24 08:29:23

PeriCALM's obstetric nursing content to be built into one Allscripts electronic health record solution to resolve interface issues CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio, one of the nation's leading healthcare systems, will implement PeriGen's PeriCALM(®) patented, FDA-cleared clinical decision support and fetal surveillance solution at two hospitals, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital in Cleveland and UH Geauga Medical Center in Geauga...

2014-02-12 12:30:11

Inaugural 2014 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine CLEVELAND, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to pediatric cardiologist and genetics researcher Harry Dietz, MD, of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, established this year by the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and the American Society for Clinical...

2014-02-07 13:07:44

A step toward indentifying plaques vulnearble to rupture and cause heart attack and stroke A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques caused by atherosclerosis. The technology is a step toward creating a non-invasive method of identifying plaques vulnerable to rupture–the cause of heart attack and stroke—in time for treatment....

2014-01-07 16:25:24

Renowned surgeon comes from University of Rochester CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an extensive national search, Jeffrey H. Peters, MD, has been named Chief Operating Officer for University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, OH. An accomplished surgeon, researcher and health care executive, Dr. Peters will begin transitioning into his role in early January and join UH full time by March 31. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/CL42291) "Dr. Peters'...

2013-12-12 16:25:31

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University have developed a lightweight, battery-powered device that appears capable of repairing damaged pathways in the brain. The technology holds promise for the millions of individuals suffering from the damage left by stroke or head injuries. Neurobiologist Randolph J. Nudo, Ph.D., is the senior author of the study, which appears in The Proceedings...

2013-12-10 12:34:19

LeafFilter Gutter Protection named one of largest and fastest-growing companies in Northeast Ohio for second straight year CLEVELAND, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LeafFilter(TM) North, Inc., the nation's leading gutter protection company, was selected by Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead 100 as one of the region's fastest growing companies for 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/MN30347) With massive revenue growth over the last five years,...

2013-12-10 10:25:47

By relentlessly miniaturizing a pre-World War II computer technology, and combining this with a new and durable material, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have built nanoscale switches and logic gates that operate more energy-efficiently than those now used by the billions in computers, tablets and smart phones. Electromechanical switches were the building blocks of electronics before the solid-state transistor was developed during the war. A version made from silicon...

2013-12-04 23:25:27

OEConnection announced today that it has been named to the 2013 Weatherhead 100 list of fastest-growing organizations in Northeast Ohio for the sixth time since 2007. Richfield, Ohio (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 OEConnection LLC, a leading parts e-commerce technology provider for OEM distribution networks, announced today that it has been named to the 2013 Weatherhead 100 list of fastest-growing organizations in Northeast Ohio for the sixth time since 2007. Presented by Case Western...

2013-12-04 23:20:30

Prestigious business school recognizes Northern Ohio’s fastest-growing companies and the nation’s largest accessible van dealer and commercial upfitter. Akron, OH (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University honored MobilityWorks last evening as one of its Centurion Award winners. The Centurion is part of the annual Weatherhead 100 Awards, which recognizes Northern Ohio companies for their growth over the last four years....

2013-12-03 00:21:15

CLEVELAND, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (UH Rainbow) is one of only 13 children's hospitals in the country - and the only one in northern Ohio - to receive the Top Children's Hospital distinction from The Leapfrog Group. This national recognition honors UH Rainbow for its exemplary performance in patient safety, quality initiatives and highly reliable care. "Our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing the highest...