Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals Continue Collaboration to Support Economic Opportunity for Local Suppliers

Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals have selected five local diverse businesses to complete their annual six-month mentorship program called the Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Supplier Accelerator. This program aims to expand the knowledge and impact of local businesses headquartered in Northeast Ohio and owned by traditionally under-represented entrepreneurs, including members of the LGBTQ+ community, minorities, … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Mentor Hospital Opens for Patient Care

MENTOR, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic Mentor Hospital opened today to care for its first patients, becoming the city of Mentor’s first hospital and Cleveland Clinic’s first in Lake County. “We are pleased to open Mentor Hospital and expand our services for residents of Lake and Geauga counties,” said Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., Cleveland Clinic CEO and President, … Read More

Northeast Ohio Hospital Systems Commit to Increasing Workforce Diversity

Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth and University Hospitals are among 17 U.S. health systems to sign the “Impact Workforce Commitment,” designed by the Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) in partnership with the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Signing the network’s commitment supports the health systems’ hiring and workforce development programs. Those programs identify opportunities to increase hiring, training … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Vickie Eaton Johnson as First Chief Community Officer

Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Vickie Eaton Johnson as the global health system’s inaugural Chief Community Officer, effective today. Johnson joined Cleveland Clinic in 2014 as senior director of Government and Community Relations. In that role, she facilitated the development of a five-year community health strategic plan and coordinated community conversations with Cleveland Clinic’s … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Launches Initiative Focused on Improving Infant and Maternal Health

Cleveland Clinic launched the Center for Infant and Maternal Health initiative to help reduce infant and maternal mortality in Cuyahoga, Lorain and Summit counties. According to the Ohio Equity Institute annual report, Cuyahoga County’s infant mortality rate was 7.6 per 1,000 live births in 2020. There are profound racial disparities: the infant mortality rate is … Read More

Five Companies Complete Participation in Inaugural Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals DEI Supplier Accelerator Program

Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals joined forces to boost the economic health of Northeast Ohio’s diverse business communities.  The health systems recently completed the Diversity Equity Inclusion (DEI) Supplier Accelerator, a business development mentorship program. The program was designed to expand the knowledge and impact of local businesses owned by traditionally underrepresented entrepreneurs including members … Read More