Cleveland Clinic-Led Study Suggests More Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia Could Be Switched from IV to Oral Antibiotics Earlier

Findings from a Cleveland Clinic-led study showed for patients with community-acquired pneumonia treated with intravenous (IV) antibiotics, earlier switching to oral antibiotics in clinically stable patients was associated with shorter duration of antibiotics and hospital stay. The results from this retrospective study, led by Abhishek Deshpande, M.D., Ph.D., a staff physician investigator in the Center … Read More

University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Prevent Substance Misuse and Overdose Deaths by Hosting Drug Take-Back Day on April 22

Substance misuse and accidental overdose deaths continue as an epidemic across Northeast Ohio and the nation. Most people who misuse prescription drugs get them from family and friends, often from a home medicine cabinet, according to The National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Unused or expired medications are best disposed of at an official … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Joins Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Expansion of Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)

Las Vegas: Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is participating in the expansion of the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) study with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF). The landmark observational study is composed of researchers, funders, and study participants working toward the goal of identifying progression biomarkers – or … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Find Sleep Disturbances Prevalent in Long COVID

Cleveland Clinic researchers found 41% of patients with long COVID, had moderate to severe sleep disturbances. The retrospective analysis also identified risk factors for moderate to severe sleep disturbances, including race, hospitalization for COVID-19, greater anxiety severity and fatigue. After adjusting for demographics, Black patients were three times more likely to develop these sleep disturbances. … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Again Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies

Cleveland Clinic has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 13th time. The 2023 list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies includes135 organizations representing 19 countries and 46 industries. Cleveland Clinic is one of just seven healthcare providers worldwide on the 2023 list. “Cleveland Clinic’s culture encourages all caregivers to … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Akron General 1 of 4 U.S. Hospitals to Adopt New Approach to Labor and Delivery

AKRON, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic Akron General recently instituted a new model of care designed to improve outcomes for pregnant patients by focusing on communication and teamwork to enhance safety and quality of care. A major part of the new model, called TeamBirth, involves all members of the care team having “huddles” with patients at regular intervals … Read More

Transformational Gift to Cleveland Clinic Honoring UAE’s H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Supports Research Facilities in Ohio, Florida

The United Arab Emirates has made a transformational gift to Cleveland Clinic in the name of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak to accelerate research in cancer and pathogens. The gift supports research facilities in Cleveland, Ohio, and Port St. Lucie, Florida, as well as a new endowed chair for research in cancer immunotherapy. H.H. Sheikha … Read More