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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...

2012-07-16 18:20:28

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report has released its 23rd annual Best Hospitals rankings and a new hospital has seized the No. 1 spot. The rankings are freely available at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and will be featured in the upcoming Best Hospitals 2013 guidebook. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO) Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston is #1 on the U.S. News Honor Roll this year, displacing Baltimore's Johns Hopkins...

2012-07-11 06:25:59

LAS VEGAS and HAMILTON, N.J., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and MedAvante, Inc. announced a collaborative alliance using MedAvante's centralized clinical trial services to optimize testing of treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD), Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and other neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, Director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and one of the world's leading Alzheimer's disease...

2012-07-10 10:23:45

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, CEO and president of the Cleveland Clinic, will speak at a July 20th National Press Club luncheon on health-care policy in the wake of the Supreme Court's historic Affordable Care Act ruling. Since that high-court decision last month, some experts have predicted continued consumer confusion and legal wrangling. In his nationally televised address, Dr. Cosgrove will help sort out the issues, and also discuss how...

2012-07-10 02:25:14

WINFIELD, Ill., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Cadence Health, the health system created through the merger of Central DuPage Health and Delnor Community Health System, recently appointed Joseph Cacchione, M.D., to serve on the Board. Cacchione, an interventional cardiologist, is the Chairman of Operations and Strategy for the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. "We are honored to have Dr. Cacchione join the Cadence Health Board of...

2012-06-12 06:26:01

RED BANK, N.J., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Steven H. Landers, M.D., M.P.H., former Director of the Center for Home Care and Community Rehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, has been named President and CEO of VNA Health Group, the largest nonprofit visiting nurse association in New Jersey and second largest in the country. Dr. Landers, a certified family practitioner and geriatrician, will be the first physician to lead the century-old VNA, which has 500...

2012-06-05 02:28:57

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaborating under the auspices of the Institute of Medicine, CEOs and senior executives from 11 leading hospitals and health systems have developed a comprehensive checklist to promote high-value health care -- care that delivers better results at reduced cost. Released today, the CEO Checklist for High-Value Health Care is a discussion paper from the Institute of Medicine in which the authors present a Checklist of 10 strategies that have proven...

2012-05-31 02:25:11

Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital Patients will have Access to Top Ranked Research and Resources in Heart Care WINFIELD, Ill., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cadence Health, the health system created through the merger of Central DuPage Health and Delnor Community Health System, announced an expansion of its relationship with the Cleveland Clinic to include cardiology services. With this expansion, Cadence Health will offer the Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular...

2012-05-21 06:27:00

CLEVELAND, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gmail creator and alumnus Paul Buchheit (CWR '98; GRS '98, computer engineering) advised 1,750 Case Western Reserve University graduates to pursue their own dreams during Sunday's Commencement exercises. "You will find a lot of voices telling you which way to go or what to do and who to be," he said. "But the ultimate answer is to answer to one's own life." A year after graduating from Case Western Reserve, Buchheit himself left a secure...

2012-05-01 02:32:40

SALT LAKE CITY, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, Inc., the leading provider of registries for Life Science and Translational research, announced that Cleveland Clinic's Heart and Vascular Institute ("HVI") has selected Remedy's Mosaic(TM) Platform to implement a cardiovascular registry to track Heart and Vascular research efforts at the Institute in order to improve patient outcomes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/SF47874LOGO) "Cleveland Clinic is a world...