New Method of Donor-Lung Distribution Expected to Decrease Deaths Among Those on Transplant Waiting List

A new method of donor-lung distribution is projected to decrease the number of candidate deaths who are on the waitlist for lung transplant, according to a study by Cleveland Clinic and the U.S. Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) published in The American Journal of Transplantation.   Under the current system, donor lungs are distributed … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Announces Appointment of Sheila A. Miller as Chief Nursing Officer Of Cleveland Clinic London

CLEVELAND and LONDON: Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Sheila A. Miller, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, as Chief Nursing Officer of Cleveland Clinic London, starting in February 2023. Miller will succeed Deborah Small, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, who returns to the United States after successfully establishing Cleveland Clinic London’s nursing workforce since 2018. With more … Read More

Maya Austerman to Receive Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Courage Award During 23rd Greater Cleveland Sports Awards

Maya Austerman, a junior from Avon Lake, Ohio, overcame major medical obstacles to continue playing competitive sports. She will be honored with the Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Courage Award during the 23rd Greater Cleveland Sports Awards presented by Medical Mutual and Ancora on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. In 2019, Austerman was … Read More

Research Identifies Potential Genetic Cause for MIS-C Complication Following COVID-19 Infection

CLEVELAND and NEW YORK – New research findings have revealed an underlying genetic cause for why some children who have had COVID-19 infection develop Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a rare but potentially life-threatening disease. The findings are the first potential genetic cause identified for MIS-C, a disease that typically occurs about four weeks … Read More

Neurotrauma Surgeons Join Cleveland Clinic Akron General

AKRON, OH: Cleveland Clinic Akron General recently hired two new experts in traumatic injuries to the brain and spine who dramatically enhance the hospital’s ability to care for patients with neurological issues.  Neurosurgeon Enyinna Nwachuku, M.D., is the newly appointed director of neurotrauma at Akron General and will lead the expansion of the program. He is … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Study Finds Higher Levels of Diet-Associated Gut Microbe Produced Metabolite Elevates Heart Failure Risk

New research at Cleveland Clinic expands the link between what we eat and how the gut microbiome impacts our susceptibility to develop different diseases – in this case, how a specific gut microbe-generated byproduct is linked to heart failure risk. Elevated levels of phenylacetylglutamine (PAG) – a byproduct created when microbes in the gut breakdown … Read More

TriHealth Announces Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute

  CINCINNATI, OH: TriHealth, a leading Cincinnati-based integrated healthcare delivery system, today announced it is now an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute – the nation’s top-ranked heart program, according to U.S. News & World Report. At a press conference on TriHealth’s Bethesda North campus and broadcast live to many of TriHealth’s 140 sites … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Studying Stem Cell Treatment for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Cleveland Clinic was awarded $5.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop a stem cell treatment for complex regional pain syndrome, a disease that causes debilitating chronic pain. The research shows long-term potential for providing patients suffering from chronic pain an alternative to addictive treatments like opioids. This is the first federally-funded project … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Investment in Community Yields Far-Reaching Results 

From hiring local residents to investing in support services that address social determinants of health, Cleveland Clinic’s impact has touched many lives in the communities it serves. In 2021, the organization contributed $1.41 billion in community benefit for its operations in Ohio, Florida and Nevada. This marks an increase from $1.31 billion in 2020.  As … Read More

Four Cleveland Clinic Hospitals Rated High Performing In Maternity Care by U.S. News & World Report

Four Cleveland Clinic hospitals – Akron General, Fairview, Hillcrest and Martin Health – were rated high performing in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care. According to U.S. News, the annual Best Hospitals for Maternity Care is designed to help patients and providers “identify hospitals that provide … Read More