Union Hospital to Join Cleveland Clinic Health System

Dover, OH: Union Hospital and Cleveland Clinic have signed a letter of intent for Union Hospital to join the Cleveland Clinic health system. Representatives of Cleveland Clinic and the Union Hospital Board of Trustees will begin the process to finalize a definitive agreement and seek regulatory approvals so that Union Hospital can become part of … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names New President of Marymount Hospital

  Daniel Napierkowski, M.D., has been named the new president of Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital, beginning today. In his most recent role, he was president of Cleveland Clinic Euclid Hospital for the past two years. Napierkowski will serve as president of both Marymount and Euclid hospitals until the search for his successor at Euclid is … Read More

Six Decades Later, Famed Cleveland Clinic Blood Pressure Discovery, Known as Angiotensin II, Shows Promise in Helping Critically Ill Patients with Low Blood Pressure

  Sixty years after Cleveland Clinic researchers first isolated the role of angiotensin II in controlling blood pressure, a new international study led by Cleveland Clinic researchers shows that the compound can safely improve blood pressure among critically ill patients who are experiencing life-threatening hypotension, or low blood pressure. The research – led by Ashish … Read More

Cleveland Clinic-led Study Finds That New Blood Test is More Accurate in Predicting Overall Risk of Prostate Cancer than Standard Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA)

A team of researchers from Cleveland Clinic, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, and other clinical sites have demonstrated that a new blood test known as IsoPSA detects prostate cancer more precisely than current tests in two crucial measures – distinguishing cancer from benign conditions, and identifying patients with high-risk disease. By … Read More

Online Survey Finds Colorectal Cancer Reported More Commonly in Individuals with Unhealthy Lifestyles; Screening Underutilized

    A Cleveland Clinic colon cancer risk assessment survey found that respondents who exercised more, followed a healthy diet and did not smoke were less likely to have a personal history of colorectal cancer or colon polyps. The online risk analysis, which has had more than 27,000 responses from around the world, highlights the … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names New President of South Pointe Hospital

  Margaret McKenzie, M.D., has been named the new president of Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, beginning May 8. Dr. McKenzie joined Cleveland Clinic as a staff member in the Ob/Gyn and Women’s Health Institute in 1995. In her most recent role, she served as section head of General Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has practiced … Read More