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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...

2010-07-15 14:05:00

Suburban Chicago Patients will have Access to World Class Research and Resources WINFIELD, Ill., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill. today announced an affiliation with Cleveland Clinic's cardiac surgery program at The Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute. This affiliation will combine the academic, clinical and research components of Cleveland Clinic with a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospital in the western suburbs of Chicago. This...

2010-07-15 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group has released the 2010-11 Best Hospitals rankings, marking the 21st year of the influential annual analysis. The rankings, including an Honor Roll of 14 hospitals with high scores in six or more specialties, are posted online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and will be featured in the August print issue of U.S.News & World Report, which will go on sale July 27. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO )...

2010-06-16 13:15:00

California University of Pennsylvania students will gain clinical experience at new center in Connellsville, Pa. CONNELLSVILLE, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration in one of Pennsylvania's most medically underserved regions promises a brighter future for children with autism and their families. Highlands Hospital, a not-for-profit community hospital in Connellsville, Pa., has entered into a consultation agreement with the Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic to develop...

2010-06-14 08:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Esperion Therapeutics, a privately held biopharmaceutical company working to discover, develop and commercialize treatments for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, today announced the establishment of a collaborative research agreement with Cleveland Clinic, one of the world's leading academic medical centers. The collaboration will work to advance research targeting new HDL therapies to treat cardiovascular disease. The research will be led...

2010-06-11 13:53:02

Interrupting the blood flow for more than 20 to 25 minutes during kidney cancer (http://www.mayoclinic.org/kidney-cancer/research.html) surgery leads to a greater risk for patients developing chronic kidney disease, a Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic collaborative research team has found. The study was published today in the journal, European Urology. For the retrospective study, researchers analyzed outcomes of 362 patients with only one kidney who underwent surgery for renal cortical tumors...

2010-05-18 05:45:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx Corp., a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions, announced today that it has been granted exclusive license rights to market and further develop the Cleveland Clinic business intelligence (BI) dashboards that are a part of IntellisEPM, a Clinic start up. Cleveland Clinic formed IntellisEPM to commercialize a number of its BI dashboards currently being used to manage business and clinical performance at Cleveland Clinic. These...

2010-05-10 03:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Online CDS Users can Receive Free CME Credits for Self-Directed, Structured Learning Search = CME Credit Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/), a world leader in health care and medical publishing and online solutions, today announced that the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education (http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/) will provide point-of-care Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit to users of MD Consult...

2010-03-24 11:57:00

CLEVELAND, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Cleveland Clinic has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. As one of just two non-profit health systems in the world to make the list of 100 companies, Cleveland Clinic has established itself as an industry leader through a variety of innovative initiatives. In recent years, Cleveland Clinic has instituted programs that manage potential conflicts of interest, provide...


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