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2011-01-21 00:00:51

First US hospital to be featured in popular new digital publication for the medical traveler Chapel Hill, NC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Patients Beyond Borders,® the best-selling consumer reference guide for medical tourism, is pleased to announce the March 2011 release of FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic, profiling one of the top international healthcare centers in the world. Patients Beyond Borders FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic will provide global healthcare consumers with in-depth...

2011-01-14 16:20:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Clinic and Valence Health announced today that they will partner to support the Clinic's effort to become a clinically integrated network. This new network, the Quality Alliance, will bring together the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals, physicians, and more than 1,000 private practitioners in the community. The Cleveland Clinic, through its Community Physician Partnership (CPP), recognized the need to pursue Clinical Integration as a...

2011-01-11 05:00:00

CLEVELAND and COLUMBIA, Md., Jan., 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic and MedStar Health have agreed to create an Innovation Alliance to benefit patients through collaborative innovation projects, research, clinical investigation, and commercialization application. The Innovation Alliance will be a joint effort of Cleveland Clinic Innovations (CCI), led by Chairman Thomas Graham, M.D. and Executive Director Chris Coburn, and the MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2), led by...

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...


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