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2012-10-25 15:23:38

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A wide-spanning review of 73 studies--involving about 20,000 patients--supports the notion that bariatric surgery betters an individual's heart health. More specifically, it found that bariatric procedures, whether a type of gastric bypass or lap band surgery, are far more successful than medications and weight control in preventing heart disease and strokes. The researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio published these findings in BMJ's Heart...

2012-10-17 11:24:18

12,000 Patients Treated; Cleveland Clinic Study Documents Effectiveness ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mild® procedure, an innovative outpatient back-pain treatment, has passed a major milestone - more than 12,000 patients have received the treatment across the U.S. In addition, a growing number of clinical studies, including a recent trial published by the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, show that mild helps patients stand longer and walk farther...

Walmart To Provide Free Heart, Spine Surgeries For Employees
2012-10-13 06:33:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Walmart employees and their families will soon be able to receive free heart and spine related surgeries thanks to a new agreement between the retail commerce giant and six prominent healthcare facilities, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company announced on Thursday. According to Reuters reports, the program will allow workers, spouses, and dependents to receive free consultations and care for select procedures, as well as room,...

2012-10-11 07:28:57

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As health care costs continue to rise, Walmart is introducing a first-of-its-kind Centers of Excellence program that will offer its associates quality health care with no out-of-pocket cost for heart, spine, and transplant surgeries at six of the leading hospital and health systems in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090914/WALMARTLOGO) The six designated health care organizations include the Cleveland Clinic in...

2012-08-28 06:27:14

CLEVELAND, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic's 10th Annual Medical Innovation Summit - Innovative to the Bone! will bring together more than 1,000 executives, investors, entrepreneurs and clinicians Oct. 29 to 31 to assess the state of healthcare innovation and share insights on the hottest orthopaedic technologies. The meeting will be capped by a presentation of the "Top 10 Innovations" that will have a breakthrough impact on healthcare next year. Registration is now open for...

2012-08-01 06:24:47

CLEVELAND, August 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- genae,a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO) and services provider for the medical device industries, today announced the appointment of Dr. Marco Costa and Dr. Hiram Grando Bezerra as Core Lab Directors. In their role, Dr. Costa and Dr. Bezerra will be responsible for the liaison with the study sponsors, the presentation at investigator meetings and the design and quality control & assurance of the image analysis...

2012-07-31 06:25:21

CLEVELAND, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Enforcer eCoaching, Inc., an email-based health coaching company offering a series of interactive, personalized wellness programs, has received $250,000 from nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. Enforcer eCoaching gives employers a valuable tool to reduce healthcare costs at their companies by encouraging employees and their dependents to make better daily choices, leading to healthier lifestyles. Through a combination of...

2012-07-30 10:24:55

Multi-institutional collaboration aims to accelerate technology development and commercialization TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProMedica has entered into a collaborative business relationship with Cleveland Clinic as part of a national Innovation Alliance network to help commercialize medical innovations. ProMedica joins the University of Notre Dame, MedStar Health and North Shore-LIJ as part of a collaborative network focused on identifying and executing joint...

2012-07-26 06:23:59

CLEVELAND, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Hospitals Honor Roll released by U.S. News consists of eight hospitals using OnBase as their enterprise content management (ECM) solution. The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio were ranked at the top of the list, earning the second, third and fourth spots respectively. US News & World Report surveyed nearly 5,000 hospitals that rank best in 16...

2012-07-17 06:27:17

NEW ORLEANS, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus are among only 25 hospitals in the country to rank in the top 50 in 11 or more medical specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings. This puts Ochsner in such esteemed company as Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General, Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic. This is the 12th time since 1996 Ochsner has been recognized as one of the Best...