Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018

An artificial pancreas to help diabetics. A pacemaker for sleep apnea.  Gene therapy for blindness. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according to a distinguished panel of doctors and researchers. Cleveland Clinic today announced the Top 10 Medical Innovations of 2018 at a multi-media … Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Accountable Care Organization Realized $42 Million in Savings in 2016

  Cleveland Clinic’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO) saved more than $42.2 million across 71,113 beneficiaries in 2016, according to a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) report for ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Results show Cleveland Clinic is able to share in the savings generated for Medicare due to exceeding quality and financial … Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit to showcase genomics & precision medicine

Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit will bring together more than 2,250 of the brightest leaders from around the world to downtown Cleveland on Oct. 23 to 25 to focus on genomics and precision medicine advancements. The agenda includes panels with top healthcare, industry and biotech leaders. Topics include: direct-to-consumer DNA testing, drug costs, next-generation genomic … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Earns NIH Grant to Study Benefits of Exercise in People at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

A five-year, $8.75 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will help Cleveland Clinic researchers determine whether exercise can modify genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease and reduce or prevent the cognitive decline commonly associated with the disease. The project, called Immunological Mechanisms Underlying Neuroprotection from Exercise in Alzheimer’s disease (IMMUNE-AD), will investigate the complex … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Reveal Biomarker for Guiding Prostate Cancer Treatment

Back-to-back discoveries from Cleveland Clinic demonstrate for the first time how a testosterone-related genetic abnormality can help predict individual patient responses to specific prostate cancer therapies. The studies, published in the October 12 issue of JAMA Oncology, suggest that men who inherit this variant would benefit from a personalized treatment plan that targets specific hormonal … Read More

Select Medical, Cleveland Clinic Open State-of-the-Art Medical Rehabilitation Hospital in Beachwood

Select Medical Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), today announced the opening of a new medical rehabilitation hospital in Beachwood, Ohio, as part of a joint venture with Cleveland Clinic. The new 60-bed inpatient hospital, Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Beachwood, features private rooms and state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment to treat patients … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Provided $809 million in community benefit in 2016

In 2016 Cleveland Clinic provided $809 million in community benefit in Ohio, Nevada and Florida, a 17 percent increase over 2015. Community benefit is a measure of a hospital’s investment in its community through outreach programs, medical education, research, financial assistance, coverage of Medicaid shortfalls, and subsidized care. “As a non-profit academic medical center, we … Read More