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2012-09-24 06:27:48

CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is one of five institutions nationwide performing a novel scarless procedure that restores swallowing function in some patients with achalasia, a rare condition where the esophagus is unable to move food into the stomach. Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a state-of-the-art technique to treat patients without any external incisions or outside scars. With POEM, surgeons enter through the...

2012-09-21 23:01:39

Free program includes expert talks about research and therapies. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 University Hospitals (UH) Neurological Institute´s Movement Disorders Center will host its fourth Parkinson´s Boot Camp on Oct. 13th, 2012, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Landerhaven Executive Caterers, 6111 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124. This free, hands-on event will demonstrate exercise techniques, mind and body wellness practices, and invigorating skills to...

2012-08-27 06:23:10

CLEVELAND, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lack of sleep is linked to more aggressive breast cancers, according to new findings published in the August issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment by physician-scientists from University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University. Led by Cheryl Thompson, PhD, the study is the first-of-its-kind to show an association between insufficient sleep and biologically...

2012-08-08 23:02:00

Achilles A. Demetriou, MD, PhD, FACS, will retire from full time employment at the Northeast Ohio health system, University Hospitals, effective Dec. 31, 2012. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Achilles A. Demetriou, MD, PhD, FACS, has announced that he will be retiring from full time employment at the Northeast Ohio health system, University Hospitals, effective Dec. 31, 2012. Dr. Demetriou joined University Hospitals in 2005 and has been credited with leading numerous initiatives...

2012-08-07 02:28:56

CLEVELAND, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an extensive nationwide search, University Hospitals has appointed a new Chief Marketing Officer, Peter Brumleve, to set the strategic marketing direction for the Northeast Ohio health system effective July 16, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/CL45312 ) Brumleve brings more than 25 years of senior level leadership in health care marketing and has extensive experience in brand management, strategic planning and...

2012-07-16 23:02:33

Named to Prestigious Lists in all 12 Methodology-Ranked Specialties Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center has once again been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report´s annual Best Hospitals rankings. UH Case Medical Center was ranked in all 12 methodology-ranked specialties and in the Top 20 in four specialties - Cancer, Gastroenterology, Ear, Nose & Throat, and Orthopaedics. The recent data...

2012-07-10 10:26:01

CLEVELAND, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH), an industry recognized integrated health care system based in Cleveland, OH, has been selected to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization (ACO), a multifaceted new program sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO, among the centerpieces of the Affordable Care Act, is designed to bring together networks of...

2012-06-07 23:02:25

Five hospitals affiliated with University Hospitals received “A” grades in hospital safety in The Leapfrog Group´s survey of more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals, according to the national nonprofit organization. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Five hospitals affiliated with University Hospitals received “A” grades in hospital safety in The Leapfrog Group´s survey of more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals, according to the national nonprofit organization....

2012-06-05 23:03:07

UH Rainbow high on the list in U.S.News & World Report´s annual rankings of Best Children´s Hospitals Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Rainbow Babies & Children´s Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center once again is ranked as one of the nation´s top children´s hospitals, according to U.S.News & World Report℠s annual rankings of pediatric hospitals, and for the second year in a row is ranked in all ten children´s specialties....

2012-06-05 06:25:31

CLEVELAND, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center once again is ranked as one of the nation's top children's hospitals, according to U.S.News & World Report's annual rankings of pediatric hospitals, and for the second year in a row is ranked in all ten children's specialties. For the fifth consecutive year, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital ranked among the top five children's...