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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...

2008-12-12 09:22:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals Case Medical Center in conjunction with Sodexo Health Care Services is pleased to announce the installment of the Hot Nosh 24/6 unit, the original certified kosher hot food vending machine. UH Case Medical Center will house the first machine in the state of Ohio, offering patients and their caregivers around the clock access to a hot kosher meal. University Hospitals prides itself on the diversity of its patients and staff, and offers...

2008-12-09 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, including specifically-designed hospitality software solutions, has announced that University Hospitals in Cleveland has selected a suite of solutions from Agilysys to streamline efficiency and control costs at nine locations, including seven hospitals, an extended care facility and its management services center. University Hospitals is implementing the InfoGenesis...

2008-08-14 21:00:28

CLEVELAND, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals has received one of the largest financial gifts in its 143-year history -- a $22.6 million donation from well-known Northeast Ohio philanthropists, the Harrington and McLaughlin families. The donation, believed to be among the largest in the country given to a cardiovascular institute, is unique in that it is earmarked for the development of innovative technologies and clinical advancements for the early diagnosis and prevention of...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.