Technology’s Influence on Healthy Behaviors Growing

New York: Who are Americans more likely to take health advice from – their doctors or an Instagram influencer? Would U.S. adults rather talk or text? Socialize in real life or scroll through social media? Parade magazine and Cleveland Clinic joined forces for the second year in a row to poll Americans on their adoption … Read More

Cleveland Clinic, Oscar Expand Health Insurance to Three Additional Ohio Counties

Cleveland Clinic and Oscar will expand their co-branded health insurance plans, Cleveland Clinic + Oscar, by offering 2020 coverage to individuals and families in three additional Ohio counties: Ashtabula, Geauga, and Portage. This decision to expand comes after a successful start to the partnership, which launched in 2018, marking Cleveland Clinic’s first entry into the … Read More

Cleveland Clinic to Host Value-Based Innovation Summit

Cleveland Clinic is bringing together thought leaders in value-based care redesign and payment reform to share their insights on healthcare’s most pressing challenges and their organizations’ best practices, during the 3rd annual Value-Based Innovation Summit on Oct. 21 to 23, at the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland. The Value-Based Innovation Summit provides … Read More

Sisters of Charity Health System Signs Letter of Intent for Mercy Medical Center to Join Cleveland Clinic

CANTON, Ohio – Cleveland Clinic and the Sisters of Charity Health System today signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore Mercy Medical Center becoming a full member of the Cleveland Clinic health system while maintaining its Catholic identity through sponsorship by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. The Sisters of Charity Health System, … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Jame Abraham, M.D., F.A.C.P., as Department Chair of Hematology/Medical Oncology

Jame Abraham, M.D., F.A.C.P., has been appointed the new chair of the Hematology/Medical Oncology Department at Cleveland Clinic. In this capacity, he will recruit and develop staff, and guide the department’s focus on patient access and a multidisciplinary approach to care. Dr. Abraham currently serves as the director of the Breast Oncology Program at Taussig … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute Receives $2 Million Gift to Establish First Endowed Chair for Uterine Cancer Research

A $2 million gift from a local Lyndhurst couple, Robert J. and Laura J. Fogarty, will help advance innovative uterine cancer research at Cleveland Clinic’s Women’s Health Institute. The gift establishes the first endowed chair for the Institute: the Laura J. Fogarty Endowed Chair in Women’s Health for Uterine Cancer Research. Robert DeBernardo, M.D., a … Read More

Cleveland Clinic, LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center to Host Cleveland Clinic’s 14th Annual Obesity Summit

CLEVELAND and BATON ROUGE, La. – Cleveland Clinic and LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center will host Cleveland Clinic’s 14th Annual Diabetes, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Disease Summit (DOCS) on Sept. 26 and 27 in Cleveland and Baton Rouge. The summit – a continuing medical education event  – attracts a diverse mix of healthcare practitioners, including physicians, … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Study Finds Drug Abuse-Related Heart Infections Rising at Alarming Rate in the United States

Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that drug abuse-related heart infections are increasing at an alarming rate in the United States. The researchers found that all regions across the country have seen an increase of infective endocarditis, with the largest increases in the Midwest. Researchers reviewed nearly one million hospitalizations across the country from 2002-2016 using … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Opens Local Flu Clinics, Encourages Vaccinations

As flu season nears, Cleveland Clinic is offering flu vaccination clinics at numerous locations across Northeast Ohio. Information on all the clinics, including dates, times and locations, can be found at www.clevelandclinic.org/flu. Infectious disease officials recommend everyone six months and older should get vaccinated every year by the end of October. The flu is contagious … Read More

“Hey Google, ask Cleveland Clinic for today’s tips”

Health and wellness information from Cleveland Clinic is now as close as one’s smart devices, via Google Assistant. With simple voice commands – such as, “Hey Google, ask Cleveland Clinic for today’s tips” or “Hey Google, talk to Cleveland Clinic” – users are able to get health and wellness content designed to encourage preventive care. … Read More