Cleveland Clinic Akron General Names New Chief Nursing Officer

AKRON: Cleveland Clinic Akron General has named Kelli Saucerman-Howard, D.N.P., R.N., its new Chief Nursing Officer, effective June 19. Saucerman-Howard brings 34 years of experience in nursing, quality, infection prevention, regulatory compliance and patient safety, and she has served at large academic health systems for over a decade. “We are excited to have a talented … Read More

Richard C. and Lisa Fedorovich Give $5 Million to Cleveland Clinic

AKRON: Cleveland Clinic today announced that Richard C. Fedorovich, a Cleveland Clinic board member, and his wife, Lisa, have committed $5 million to Cleveland Clinic and Akron General. Their generous gift will support future priorities and innovations to ensure Cleveland Clinic’s leaders have the resources to remain agile and responsive to community needs in the … 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

Cleveland Clinic Launches Initiative Focused on Improving Infant and Maternal Health

Cleveland Clinic launched the Center for Infant and Maternal Health initiative to help reduce infant and maternal mortality in Cuyahoga, Lorain and Summit counties. According to the Ohio Equity Institute annual report, Cuyahoga County’s infant mortality rate was 7.6 per 1,000 live births in 2020. There are profound racial disparities: the infant mortality rate is … 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

Holzer Center for Cancer Care Announces Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center

Holzer Health System and Cleveland Clinic have announced a new formal affiliation between the Holzer Center for Cancer Care (HCCC) and Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center. This affiliation expands access to highly specialized cancer treatments, clinical resources, and clinical trials for patients in the southeastern Ohio and western West Virginia communities.   “This affiliation will provide … Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Wooster Outpatient Surgery Center Again Named Among Best in Nation by Newsweek

WOOSTER, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic’s Wooster Milltown Specialty and Surgery Center has been named one of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2023 by Newsweek magazine for the third year in a row. “We are honored by this ongoing recognition of our center,” said Brenda Welch, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, Cleveland Clinic Regional Operations Director. “Our entire team of incredible physicians, nurses and … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Begins Offering Cancer Services Including Chemotherapy at Lutheran Hospital  

Cleveland Clinic recently expanded access to care for cancer patients by implementing chemotherapy services at Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital. This new clinic offers another option for cancer treatment closer to patients’ homes and helps to create a healthier community.  Chemotherapy services are available weekdays from 8am to 4:30pm.  Cleveland Clinic onsite providers are medical oncologist Donald … Read More