Cleveland Clinic Study Compares Colonoscopy Polyp Detection Rates and Endoscopist Characteristics

Previous research has suggested that specific factors about the doctor performing colonoscopy – for example, a gastroenterologist versus a surgeon, female versus male – were associated with different rates of detection of precancerous polyps. However, a Cleveland Clinic-led research team found that those previously described differences among endoscopists are not true. Adjusting for a myriad … Read More

Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic Launch New Era of Health Education with Samson Pavilion Dedication

Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic launched a new era of health education today in dedicating the centerpiece of their new campus, the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion. “The dedication of the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion demonstrates the extraordinary value that the spirit of philanthropy brings to new generations of students. The Health … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism Awarded Department of Defense Research Grants

The United States Department of Defense has awarded a Cleveland Clinic Children’s researcher two, four-year grants to support innovative clinical trials for young children with autism spectrum disorder. Cynthia Johnson, Ph.D., director of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism, is principal investigator of both studies. The first study, a four-year, $1 million grant directed by … Read More

HIMSS, Cleveland Clinic Collaborate on 10th Anniversary of Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit

CLEVELAND and CHICAGO: In its 10th year, Cleveland Clinic’s annual Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit is partnering with global health information thought leader HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society). The partnership will enhance the event’s focus on technology and explore how empathy is extending into an increasingly digital healthcare environment. The theme of … Read More

Cleveland Clinic, Akron Children’s Expand Pediatric and Congenital Heart Collaboration

Cleveland Clinic and Akron Children’s Hospital are expanding their affiliation agreement that began in 2014 to now encompass both organizations’ pediatric and adult congenital heart programs. When Cleveland Clinic and Akron Children’s signed the initial agreement nearly five years ago, it brought together their pediatric cardiovascular surgeons and adult congenital cardiologists to collaborate on patient … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Beri Ridgeway, M.D., Chair of its Obstetrics and Gynecology & Women’s Health Institute

Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Beri Ridgeway, M.D., as chair of its Obstetrics/Gynecology & Women’s Health Institute. In this capacity, Dr. Ridgeway will oversee more than 415 caregivers, including ultrasound technicians, embryologists, nurse practitioners and nurses, and 148 staff physicians who comprise Cleveland Clinic’s Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute. Cleveland Clinic has an extensive … Read More

Cleveland Clinic London to open first Medical Outpatient Facility at 24 Portland Place, Marylebone

London: Cleveland Clinic London has agreed to lease its first medical outpatient building at 24 Portland Place, which is expected to begin seeing patients in autumn 2020 for outpatient appointments and diagnostics, and general practice appointments. “This marks a major milestone in Cleveland Clinic London’s development and further demonstrates its commitment to London and the … Read More

Absorbable Antibiotic Envelope Can Significantly Cut Cardiac Device Infections, Cleveland Clinic Study Shows

NEW ORLEANS — A Cleveland Clinic-led research team has found that using an absorbable, antibiotic-eluting envelope when implanting cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators can cut the rate of major infections by 40 percent. The research was presented today at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session and simultaneously published in the New … Read More