Research Shows Employer-Based Weight Management Program With Access To Anti-Obesity Medications Results in Greater Weight Loss

A Cleveland Clinic study demonstrates that adults with obesity lost significantly more weight when they had access to medications for chronic weight management in conjunction with their employer-based weight management program, compared to adults who did not have access to the medications. The study was published in JAMA Network Open.   Obesity is a complex … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Crystal Gadegbeku, M.D., Chair of Nephrology for Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute

Crystal Gadegbeku, M.D., has been named chair of nephrology for Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute. She succeeds Robert Heyka, M.D., who served as nephrology chair since June 2014. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Gadegbeku to Cleveland Clinic and to the institute,” said Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute Chair Eric Klein, M.D. “She … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Achieves Global Healthcare Accreditation for a Second Term

CLEVELAND, Ohio, and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Cleveland Clinic has been awarded “Accreditation with Excellence” for its medical travel services by Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) for a second consecutive term. Cleveland Clinic – now in its centennial year – is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and … Read More

New Research Aims to Improve Treatments and Outcomes for People with Severe Asthma

A new phase 2 clinical trial of multiple therapies for severe asthma is underway in Northeast Ohio, with a focus on personalized therapies based on genetics, family history, lifestyle and environmental factors. The Precision Interventions for Severe and/or Exacerbation-Prone Asthma Network (PrecISE) study, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHBLI), is enrolling … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Receives $1 Million Grant to Help Patients with Addiction Issues Get Follow-up Care after Emergency Department Visits

AKRON: Cleveland Clinic Akron General has received a $1 million grant from the Summit County Opiate Abatement Advisory Council to improve the follow-up care provided to patients who are seen with Substance Use Disorder as a primary or secondary health issue in any of the hospital’s four 24-hour emergency departments in Summit County. Funding for … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital Breaks Ground On Cancer Center Expansion

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Lozick Cancer Pavilion yesterday, beginning the construction of a 10,600-square-foot addition to the hospital’s existing cancer center. A significant donation from The Lozick Family Foundation will fund the new construction that will incorporate a home-like healing environment centered on the patient … Read More

New Breast Cancer Study Finds Survival Increases When Time Between Diagnosis and Treatment Conclusion is Limited

Research from Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has found an increase in patient survival rates when treatment options – surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – are completed within 38 weeks from the time of diagnosis.  The observational study, which included more than 28,000 breast cancer patients registered in the American National Cancer Database, is … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Commits to Expanding Supplier Diversity, Building Community Wealth

Cleveland Clinic is among 12 U.S. health systems to sign the “Impact Purchasing Commitment,” designed by the Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) in partnership with Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth. Signing the network’s commitment supports Cleveland Clinic’s Supplier Diversity Program, which identifies and works with qualified diverse suppliers to increase opportunities to bid on and … Read More