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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...

2010-11-16 00:00:55

Explorys Inc. announced at the annual AMIA symposium agreements with three major health care providers including MetroHealth System, Summa Health System, and University Hospitals health system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 15, 2010 Today at the American Medical Informatics Association's (AMIA) annual symposium in Washington, D.C., Explorys Inc. announced additional agreements with three major health care providers including MetroHealth System, Summa Health System, and University...

2010-10-19 17:11:51

First-of-its-kind clinical study launched at University Hospitals Case Medical Center In a first-of-its-kind clinical trial, physicians at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center who are Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers are exploring the role of Vitamin D in preventing esophageal cancer. Principal Investigator Linda Cummings, MD, along with Amitabh Chak, MD, and Gregory Cooper, MD, from the UH Digestive Health Institute, is recruiting patients with...

2010-06-15 06:00:00

CLEVELAND, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- DiversityInc, a leading publication on diversity and business, has recognized University Hospitals as a leader among health care institutions in its first ever Top Hospital Systems listing. Each year since 2001, DiversityInc has ranked the Top 50 Companies for Diversity based on results from an extensive questionnaire. This is the first year that hospital systems have been ranked separately. UH was selected for this honor based on its excellent...

2010-05-10 13:00:00

CLEVELAND, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Konstan, MD, has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at University Hospitals Case Medical Center's (UHCMC) Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRUSOM). Dr. Konstan, a pioneer in cystic fibrosis (CF), has been a clinical and academic leader at UHCMC and CWRUSOM for 25 years. Dr. Konstan and his team are among the world's most innovative researchers in pediatric...

2010-03-29 16:20:00

CLEVELAND, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters today announced that University Hospitals Case Medical Center is one of the top 15 Major Teaching Hospitals in the nation for the fifth year in a row. It is the only hospital from Northeast Ohio on the list in the Major Teaching Hospitals category. The recognition is part of Thomson Reuters' annual study identifying the 100 top U.S. hospitals based on their overall organizational performance. The study found that the 15 top major...

2010-02-25 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joan C. Edwards Charitable Foundation will make a significant investment in the city of Cleveland to create a medical education pipeline for students from traditionally underrepresented minorities and low-income backgrounds. The first phase of the Joan C. Edwards Charitable Foundation's Health Profession Pipeline Program is the creation of the Edwards Scholarship Endowment at Case Western Reserve University. An initial investment of $10...