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2014-07-08 08:31:55

Grant to help develop advanced cancer care center ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $500,000 grant to help support the Cleveland Clinic Florida's Capital Campaign, which will create a technologically-advanced cancer center to provide holistic supportive care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124870 "Cox Enterprises has a strong presence in Florida through its automotive, media and broadband communications divisions," said Cox...

2014-06-10 16:26:53

Agreement Includes New Adult Inpatient Rehab Hospital in Avon, New Residency Program CLEVELAND, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic and Select Medical have finalized an agreement to form a joint venture to enhance inpatient rehabilitation services in Northeast Ohio and improve access for patients with complex rehab needs. As part of the joint venture, the two organizations will expand these services on Cleveland's West Side by building a new 60-bed adult inpatient...

2014-06-09 08:29:23

GLEN BURNIE, Md., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSSi, the leader in patient recruitment solutions for the clinical research industry, recently announced the formation of the company's Medical and Clinical Advisory Board (MCAB) and the appointment of Ronald M. Bukowski, MD as its chairman. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95194 The MCAB, with Dr. Bukowski's leadership, will help provide insight across a variety of therapeutic areas and set strategic goals for the...

2014-06-04 12:25:06

Thought Leaders Outline Team-Based Approach to Patient-Centered Care BOSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Thomas H. Lee, Press Ganey chief medical officer, and Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, have published an article in the June issue of Harvard Business Review. The article, "Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution," provides strategies to engage physicians in redesigning care delivery to be more patient-centered. As health care leaders and practicing...

2014-05-29 23:09:24

Test Utilization Committee and Computerized Physician Order Entry System at Cleveland Clinic Provide Successful Model Chicago (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A program at Cleveland Clinic reduced the number of unnecessary lab tests by blocking physicians from ordering the same test for hospitalized patients more than once a day. According to a recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, published by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the initiative prevented nearly...

2014-05-27 23:01:47

Caltech and The Innovation Institute will collaborate to further the advancement of medical research and development. La Palma, California (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Innovation Institute announced today that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has signed a memorandum of understanding that will give The Innovation Institute the opportunity to collaborate directly with researchers at Caltech on the development of new healthcare products. “Caltech is a world-class organization,...

2014-04-25 23:01:40

Cleveland Clinic's STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently) Study Serves as Further Evidence that Weight Loss Surgery Can Be a Viable Option for Those Suffering from Type-2 Diabetes Huntingon Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 A study published in 2014 by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic (click here for study details) looked at 150 obese patients with type-2 diabetes who underwent weight loss surgery. The findings showed that after three...

2014-04-16 08:33:06

Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Lead Rankings in New Digital Rating Report ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of America's top-ranked "best hospitals" lag in extending their healthcare expertise beyond the walls of the hospital and into the online world where patients are increasingly seeking information, according to an analysis released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/74397 The first-of-its-kind report, "The Digital Health of Today's Best Hospitals,"...

2014-03-31 08:30:01

Bariatric Surgery Patients Report Better Quality Of Life CLEVELAND, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by Cleveland Clinic researchers shows bariatric surgery is a highly effective and durable treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients, enabling nearly all surgical patients to be free of insulin and many to be free of all diabetic medications three years after surgery. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/CL93179LOGO) The STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And...

2014-02-06 12:27:41

Cleveland Clinic Survey Looks at Consumer Knowledge of Heart Disease, the No. 1 Killer of Both Men and Women CLEVELAND, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., about three-quarters (74 percent) of Americans do not fear dying from it, according to a recent survey from Cleveland Clinic. Conducted as part of its "Love Your Heart" consumer education campaign in celebration of Heart Month, the survey found...


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