The New York Times Examines the Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

Several studies highlight long-lasting physical and mental benefits of surgical weight loss procedures. Compared with patients who did not have surgery, those who did rated themselves as healthier and were less likely to report issues with pain and feelings of depression. Patients have also experienced normalized blood sugar levels, blood pressure and the remission of Type … Read More

Properties Magazine Explores Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital is a 212,000 square-foot, 5-story building adjacent to the Richard E. Jacobs Health Center. The building was designed to reflect the best practices and technology available. Patients enjoy self-service selections using interactive flat-screen TVs in each patient room. “The spirit of innovation drove the entire project. Using interdisciplinary workstations, we created … Read More

The Plain Dealer Features Northern Ohio Trauma System’s Expanding Network

Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth and University Hospitals have joined together to create a new Northern Ohio Trauma System (NOTS), which will provide coordinated trauma care to patients throughout Cuyahoga County and the seven-county Northeast Ohio region. “Having common protocols and policies for trauma care citywide will ensure quality care for all in the region”, said Robert … Read More Highlights Recent Concussion Research

Concussions continue to be a concern for football players and athletes who compete in contact sports. While progress has been made on diagnosing, treating and preventing concussions, more research is needed to fully understand them. To assess concussions more accurately, researchers are looking for biomarkers that can indicate if a patient has a concussion. Currently, … Read More Features Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s New Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s new epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) will evaluate, diagnosis and monitor patients with the neurological condition. The facility is connected  to Cleveland Clinic’s Central Monitoring Unit, a live control center with EEG monitoring around the clock. For more information, read Jennifer Conn’s piece on, “Cleveland Clinic Akron General opens epilepsy monitoring … Read More