Cleveland Clinic Children’s Facility Dogs Embark on International Adventure

The healing spirit of two loyal Cleveland Clinic Children’s caregivers will be unleashed across the globe this December, as replicas of golden retrievers Kid and Trotter tour the health system’s facilities, highlighting medical breakthroughs, services that support patients and families, and expansion projects, while bringing attention to the clinical benefits of employing facility dogs. Kid … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Recovery’s in Reach Program Gets New Funding

AKRON: Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council on Monday night awarded Cleveland Clinic Akron General $500,000 to continue its successful Recovery’s in Reach program that offers immediate access to help for people with substance use disorder (SUD) through the hospital’s four Emergency Departments. The program began in April of 2022 and was initially funded … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital Achieves Magnet Recognition

MEDINA, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital has attained Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. “Achieving Magnet recognition validates the exceptional care our nurses provide each day in their professional practice,” said Julie Fetto, BSN, RN, MBA, NE-BC, chief nursing officer at … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Opens Second Food Pantry Location

AKRON: Cleveland Clinic Akron General has opened a second location of its successful food pantry program and is now serving clients at the hospital’s Women’s Health Center at 676 S. Broadway St., Akron. The original pantry at Akron General opened in June 2022. Staffed five days a week, it has served 4,134 individuals and 1,714 households to … Read More

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