University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic Offer Prioritized COVID-19 Testing to First Responders

Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals (UH) have begun offering prioritized COVID-19 testing to first responders, including the following: EMS and Fire personnel Police Federal Law Enforcement “First responders are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and we believe it is vital to ensure they have immediate access to testing,” said Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Matthew Kull Chief Information Officer

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Matthew Kull as the health system’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective immediately. Kull has served as Cleveland Clinic’s interim CIO since November 2019. He will continue to lead Cleveland Clinic’s information technology (IT) strategy, working with clinical partners and caregivers across the health system to enhance patient care through innovative technologies. … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Launches Campaign for Northeast Ohio Community to Help in COVID-19 Response

In response to the Northeast Ohio community’s generous requests to provide assistance during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, Cleveland Clinic is launching a COVID-19 Community Response Campaign. “During challenging times like these, we see the good in people shine through,” said Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic. “We are exceedingly grateful that … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this document has been updated as of March 26, 2020. For the latest information about COVID-19 including how it spreads, prevention and treatment, and symptoms, visit the CDC’s website.  COVID-19 Basics Q: What is COVID-19? A: COVID-19 is a virus strain, first identified in … Read More

Containing COVID-19 Is Our Highest Priority

Understandably, questions about COVID-19 are coming at us from every direction– patients, fellow healthcare professionals, media, public health officials, family and friends. Unfortunately, today’s answers may not be tomorrow’s answers, but we at Cleveland Clinic are working hard to monitor and adapt to the ever-changing situation with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in order to care … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Named No. 2 Hospital in the World by Newsweek

Newsweek has ranked Cleveland Clinic the No. 2 hospital in the world, as part of its World’s Best Hospitals 2020 analysis published today. In the United States, Cleveland Clinic again earned the No. 2 ranking, while four other Cleveland Clinic hospitals also were listed among the best hospitals nationwide – Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cleveland … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Discover a New Diet-Associated Gut-Microbe Metabolite Linked to Cardiovascular Disease

Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified a gut microbe-generated byproduct – phenylacetylglutamine (PAG) ­– that is linked to development of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack, stroke and death. The study was published in Cell today. Phenylalanine is an amino acid found in many foods, including plant- and animal-based protein sources like meat, beans and soy. The … Read More

State of the Clinic: Cleveland Clinic CEO, President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., Reports Improved Patient Safety; Calls for Greater Transparency Industry-Wide

As Cleveland Clinic nears its centennial in 2021, the hospital system is serving more patients and delivering safer outcomes than ever before, Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., said during today’s annual State of the Clinic address. “Becoming the safest place for healthcare is a journey that never ends. It is not easy,” … Read More