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2011-07-12 19:00:00

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In memory of their daughter, Angie, who died of melanoma at age 14, Char and Chuck Fowler have donated $17 million to establish The Angie Fowler Child & Young Adult Cancer Institute at University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. Their daughters and sons-in-law, Chann and Ed Spellman and Holley and Rob Martens join them in making this transformational gift. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/CL33727 )...

2011-06-06 05:00:00

CLEVELAND, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Seidman Cancer Center, Northeast Ohio's first and only freestanding cancer hospital, opens to patients on June 6. The ten-story, 150-bed cancer hospital will house the latest cancer-fighting treatments and technology - all in a patient-centered, healing-focused environment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110606/CL13806 ) The $260 million, 375,000-square-foot hospital is named for Jane and Lee Seidman in honor...

2011-05-17 09:07:00

CLEVELAND, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (Rainbow) once again has ranked as one of the best children's hospitals in the country. This year's rankings marks two decades of Rainbow being on this elite list released annually by U.S. News & World Report. For the fourth consecutive year, Rainbow ranked in the Top 5 for the care of newborns by placing #4 in this year's survey. Rainbow also ranked among the top 50 children's...

2011-05-04 06:00:00

CLEVELAND, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) announces the election of Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. as the new Chairman of the UH Board of Directors. Mr. Rankin, who has served on the UH Board of Directors for more than 25 years, is Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland-based NACCO Industries Inc. "Al is a lifelong Clevelander who is thoroughly committed to the cultural and economic growth of Northeast Ohio," says Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO of UH. "He...

2011-04-26 16:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nationally, one in eight babies are born prematurely, preterm birth is the leading cause of newborn death in the United States. Working to help change this stark reality are Cleveland-area residents and healthcare teams from area hospitals, including University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and UH MacDonald Women's Hospital presenting sponsor of the event. By raising awareness and funds through this signature March...

2011-03-02 04:00:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Ahuja Medical Center - the first new stand-alone hospital in Cuyahoga County in 30 years -officially opens its doors to patients on March 2. The 53-acre health care campus in Beachwood, Ohio, features a 144-bed hospital, and the Kathy Risman Pavilion, a 60,000-square-feet outpatient medical building. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/CL57320 ) "Patients will experience first-hand the results of...

2011-02-14 07:02:00

CHICAGO and CLEVELAND, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH), one of the nation's leading healthcare systems, will significantly expand its deployment of Allscripts ambulatory and acute care solutions to enable caregivers throughout Northeast Ohio to collaborate for a team approach to patient care. The strategic agreement between the health system and Allscripts is expected to support University Hospitals' development of its Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model...

2010-11-30 05:00:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jane and Lee Seidman have donated $42 million to University Hospitals (UH) - the largest gift in the Cleveland-based health system's history. In recognition of this unprecedented generosity, UH is naming the "Jane and Lee Seidman Cancer Center" in their honor. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101130/CL08695 ) UH's new freestanding cancer hospital, the only in Northeast Ohio and one of 12 in the nation, is scheduled to open in spring...


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