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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...

2010-02-10 07:20:55

Regimen with new drug triapine provides both significant reduction in cancer disease and cancer control Researchers at the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center, have published new findings that may lead to a new standard of care for patients with locally advanced cervical cancer. Published in the February issue of Clinical Cancer Research, the phase one study found that a new chemotherapy medicine, Triapine, was well tolerated in combination with...

2009-09-03 12:03:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when many families affected by a difficult economy are struggling with the costs of prescription medications, supermarket retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. is making ten broadly used generic prescription antibiotics in 46 common dosages available for free every day at all of its 210 in-store pharmacies. The major consumer wellness initiative begins today, Thursday, September 3, with a 10:15 AM kickoff press event at Giant Eagle's Legacy Village...

2009-03-25 14:25:00

Neonatologists begin new era of treatment to save tiniest babies CLEVELAND, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- NICU provides individual rooms with sleep accommodations so parents can stay with their infants 24/7 in homelike setting. Innovative care design that creates a healing environment with natural materials like flowers and artwork Green building materials incorporated throughout NICU. Rainbow Neonatologists are world leaders in the advancement of life-saving treatments. The first surgical...

2009-03-03 13:00:00

CLEVELAND, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) and University Hospitals (UH) have jointly announced a non-binding letter of intent to modify their existing 50/50 not-for-profit ownership structures of St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland and Mercy Medical Center in Canton. An equal 50/50 joint venture between SCHS and UH will remain at St. John West Shore Hospital with the addition of UH assuming operations through a new management agreement. According...


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