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2011-01-10 15:19:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to provide a more targeted approach to patient care, Cleveland Clinic has established the Center for Personalized Healthcare, which will offer healthcare providers the tools they need to tailor care plans to the individual characteristics of each patient. The new center will operate as the Cleveland Clinic's focal point for the identification, analysis, adoption and integration of select new services and technologies that will allow...

2010-12-14 07:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Derek Raghavan (pronounced ROG-ah-vahn), a world renowned expert on cancer, has been named President of Levine Cancer Institute, which was established by Carolinas HealthCare System this fall with a $20 million grant from the Leon Levine Foundation. For the past six years, Raghavan has been Chairman and Director of the Taussig Cancer Center (pronounced TOSS-ig) at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Under his leadership, the...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic's Center for Continuing Education website, ccfcme.com, recently received awards from two respected health information organizations, Strategic Health Care Communications and Health Information Resource Center, for its content, credibility and ease of use. These distinctions bring prominence to a website that physicians have relied upon for world-class medical content for more than 10 years. The website took top honors for "Best...

2010-11-29 18:32:48

The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees recently honored four new Mayo Clinic named professors. Claude Deschamps, M.D., is recognized as the Joseph I. and Barbara Ashkins Professor of Surgery. Dr. Deschamps serves as chair and a consultant in the Department of Surgery at Mayo Clinic. The professorship was established in 1986 by Dr. and Mrs. Ashkins, of Dunedin, Fla. Dr. Ashkins was a prominent surgeon at Milford Hospital in Massachusetts. After the couple retired to Florida, friends introduced them...

2010-11-19 14:43:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 19, 2010, /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic provided more than $497 million in community benefit to the Northeast Ohio community in 2009. Significant increases over 2008 were seen in education, community outreach programming, Medicaid shortfall and charity care. Hospitals across the country are facing significant challenges due to a continuing difficult economy, reduced reimbursement, and low patient volumes. Cleveland Clinic is no different. This year, our Community...

2010-11-16 00:00:55

Explorys Inc. announced at the annual AMIA symposium agreements with three major health care providers including MetroHealth System, Summa Health System, and University Hospitals health system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 Today at the American Medical Informatics Association's (AMIA) annual symposium in Washington, D.C., Explorys Inc. announced additional agreements with three major health care providers including MetroHealth System, Summa Health System, and University...

2010-11-14 00:15:15

Industry leader and veteran, Dr. Anil Jain has joined Explorys as the Chief Medical Officer for the company. Dr. Jain is also co-Director of the Biomedical Research Informatics Management (BRIM) Core in the Clinical and Translation Science Collaborative (CTSC) at Case Western Reserve University and is Co-Chair of the Information Management Committee of Better Health Greater Cleveland (BHGC). Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) November 12, 2010 "” Explorys, the leader in cloud computing solutions...

2010-11-11 09:58:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic Community Physician Partnership (CPP) and Medical Mutual of Ohio have signed an agreement to form an innovative relationship to enhance coordination and quality of patient care across northeast Ohio. "This proposed affiliation with the Cleveland Clinic Community Physician Partnership will enhance provider collaboration and build a delivery model that puts the patient at the center of the care continuum," said Delos M. Cosgrove,...

2010-11-03 05:00:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From pill-sized cameras to radioactive compounds that let doctors "see" inside a patient's brain, Cleveland Clinic's Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2011 showcases new techniques, therapies and approaches to treating a host of diseases. The list of breakthrough devices and therapies was selected by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists and unveiled during Cleveland Clinic's 2010 Medical Innovation Summit. The Top 10 Medical...

2010-10-21 10:39:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Merlot OrthopediX, Inc., a Cleveland Clinic spin-off company jointly owned by Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, Frantz Medical Group, Mentor, OH and Dr. Isador Lieberman, M.D., M.B.A., Texas Back Institute, Plano, Texas, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Alphatec Spine, Inc., a medical device company providing treatment solutions for spine disorders with a focus on treating conditions that affect the aging spine, and a...