Research Shows Employer-Based Weight Management Program With Access To Anti-Obesity Medications Results in Greater Weight Loss

A Cleveland Clinic study demonstrates that adults with obesity lost significantly more weight when they had access to medications for chronic weight management in conjunction with their employer-based weight management program, compared to adults who did not have access to the medications. The study was published in JAMA Network Open.   Obesity is a complex … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Crystal Gadegbeku, M.D., Chair of Nephrology for Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute

Crystal Gadegbeku, M.D., has been named chair of nephrology for Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute. She succeeds Robert Heyka, M.D., who served as nephrology chair since June 2014. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Gadegbeku to Cleveland Clinic and to the institute,” said Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute Chair Eric Klein, M.D. “She … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Achieves Global Healthcare Accreditation for a Second Term

CLEVELAND, Ohio, and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Cleveland Clinic has been awarded “Accreditation with Excellence” for its medical travel services by Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) for a second consecutive term. Cleveland Clinic – now in its centennial year – is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and … Read More

STRONGER TOGETHER: University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic – COVID-19 Observations, Lessons Learned, Partnership and Roadmap for the Future

Excerpt from “STRONGER TOGETHER: University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic – COVID-19 Observations, Lessons Learned, Partnership and Roadmap for the Future”   Though much of the United States is re-opening in an attempt to “return to normal,” the cataclysmic COVID-19 pandemic that began in December 2019 and swept worldwide in early 2020 is not over. And … Read More

New Breast Cancer Study Finds Survival Increases When Time Between Diagnosis and Treatment Conclusion is Limited

Research from Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has found an increase in patient survival rates when treatment options – surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – are completed within 38 weeks from the time of diagnosis.  The observational study, which included more than 28,000 breast cancer patients registered in the American National Cancer Database, is … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Continues Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

On June 3, 2020, Cleveland Clinic publicly supported Cleveland City Council in its declaration that racism is a public health crisis in our community. Since then, the healthcare system has worked to reaffirm its commitment to diversity and inclusion through new programs and partnerships. As Cleveland Clinic takes steps to address and eliminate racial disparities … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Commits to Expanding Supplier Diversity, Building Community Wealth

Cleveland Clinic is among 12 U.S. health systems to sign the “Impact Purchasing Commitment,” designed by the Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) in partnership with Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth. Signing the network’s commitment supports Cleveland Clinic’s Supplier Diversity Program, which identifies and works with qualified diverse suppliers to increase opportunities to bid on and … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Ranked Among the Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

Cleveland Clinic Children’s has been named a national leader in clinical care, according to U.S. News & Report’s 2021 – 2022 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings. Cleveland Clinic Children’s – an integral part of Cleveland Clinic, which was ranked as the nation’s No.2 hospital in 2020 by U.S. News – earned national recognition in all 10 … Read More