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2010-10-04 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Former President Bill Clinton spoke to the nation about the benefits of his revolutionary heart health program based on a diet created by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. Following a plant-based diet like the diet in Dr. Esselstyn's groundbreaking book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, published by Avery, an imprint of Penguin Group USA, President Clinton was able to lose twenty-four pounds and improve his heart function. In an interview with Wolf...

2010-09-29 07:34:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman's chance of breaking a bone from osteoporosis is higher than her combined risk of breast cancer, heart disease and stroke. FabOverFifty, the nation's leading style and networking site for boomer women, Cleveland Clinic and the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) are calling women everywhere to recognize, prevent and treat this debilitating disease. Together they have launched the Bone Health Challenge giving women all the tools they need to...

2010-09-14 10:46:00

NEW YORK and CLEVELAND, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "Resilience is the ability to reinvent yourself as your environment changes, be it in health care, finance, or personal circumstance," says Davia Temin, a leading reputation and crisis management expert addressing top health care professionals at a conference today presented by the Cleveland Clinic. "How can some companies and individuals come back from difficult - even impossible - times and survive, thrive, while others, facing seemingly...

2010-09-09 08:30:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic received a $10 million gift to launch a unique and comprehensive executive education program that will provide opportunities for emerging leaders from all fields to learn from experienced peers. The Samson Global Leadership Academy for Healthcare Executives was made possible by a generous gift from grateful patients Eric and Sheila Samson of South Africa. Mr. Samson, a steel executive, and his wife hope to encourage others to give...

2010-08-30 07:37:00

MANSFIELD, Mass., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PrimeraDx today announced that Matthew F. McManus, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Dr. McManus has also been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. "We are delighted to have Matthew join PrimeraDx during this exciting time in the Company's evolution, as we prepare to launch the first products based on our unique platform for high-multiplex quantitative PCR, which we believe has...

2010-08-25 06:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx Corp., a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions, announced today that it is collaborating with the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of academic medical centers representing approximately 90% of the nation's nonprofit academic medical centers, to provide advanced business intelligence (BI) dashboards, and analytical tools. These tools will enhance UHC's Clinical Data Base (CDB), a...

2010-08-13 11:59:00

CLEVELAND, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic has finalized the agenda for the 8th Annual Medical Innovation Summit, which will be held Nov. 1-3 on the Clinic's campus. The Summit draws 1,000 attendees each year, and includes panel discussions with some of the industry's top CEOs and thought leaders. This year's summit will highlight breakthrough technologies for diagnosing and treating obesity and diabetes. Top executives, investors, entrepreneurs, clinicians and technologists will...

2010-08-04 07:58:00

BOZEN, SUD-TIROL, Italy, August 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics announced its second consecutive quarter's record-breaking results, as reported by our sales channel partner Health Robotics Canada Inc. (HRCI) since Health Robotics S.r.l. upgraded its American distribution channels this year. HRCI's impressive results included new North American contracts for 4 i.v.STATION, 4 i.v.SOFT, and 3 I.V. Room of the Future projects, bringing Health Robotics' 2010 first semester total to 26...

2010-07-22 08:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle USA Chairman and CEO Brad Alford has announced that Nestle Research Center, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, has donated US $500,000 to Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute. The gift will fund a collaborative study focused on examining the effects of a diet rich in whole grains on body composition and energy metabolism. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100722/SF38880) (Photo:...

2010-07-16 14:10:00

LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center ranks as one of the top five American hospitals -- and the best hospital in the western United States for the 21st consecutive year -- according to a U.S. News & World Report survey that reviewed patient-outcomes data, reputation among physicians and other care-related factors. "We put the patient at the core of everything we do -- that's the ultimate standard," said Dr. David Feinberg, CEO and associate...


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