Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., Outlines 2018 Successes, 5-Year Strategy in Annual State of the Clinic Address

During today’s annual State of the Clinic address, Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., outlined the successes of 2018 and announced a five-year strategic plan to double the number of patients served over the next 5 years, while making Cleveland Clinic “the best place for care anywhere, and the best place to work … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Again Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Cleveland Clinic has again been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, according to the Ethisphere Institute, which honors companies that drive positive change in the business community and societies around the world. For the ninth time in the past 11 years, Cleveland Clinic ranks among a group of organizations that the Ethisphere Institute considers … Read More

Cleveland Clinic-Led Research Finds Rivaroxaban Significantly Reduces Blood Clots and Blood Clot-related Death in Cancer Patients

Cleveland Clinic research has found that the blood thinner rivaroxaban significantly reduces venous thromboembolism (VTE) – a blood clot in the venous system – and VTE-related death for outpatient, high-risk cancer patients while they are taking the oral anticoagulant. The study results were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Alok Khorana, M.D., … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Research Shows ‘Estimated Age’ from Exercise Stress Test is Better Indicator than Actual Age of How Long You Live

Cleveland Clinic researchers have developed a tool to calculate a person’s physiological age based on their exercise performance during a stress test and found this is a better predictor of how long they’ll live compared to their actual age. Researchers studied 126,356 patients who were referred for an exercise treadmill testing at Cleveland Clinic between … Read More

Kroger To Add New Heart Surgery Benefit with Cleveland Clinic through Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgery expertise is now accessible at little or no cost to eligible Kroger Co. associates and dependents on the company-sponsored health care plan through the Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Concierge Program in partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio (Anthem) and its affiliated health plans.  The program provides access to … Read More

California-based Kaweah Delta launches affiliation with Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute

VISALIA, Calif. – Kaweah Delta joined forces with Cleveland Clinic’s Heart & Vascular Institute, the No. 1 ranked heart program in the U.S., in an effort to help further elevate services for people seeking cardiovascular care in the Central Valley. As an affiliate, the two organizations will stay independent and physicians and staff in Kaweah Delta’s … Read More

Breastfeeding Rates Increase When Newborn Baths Delayed

While it has been standard practice for decades to whisk newborns off to a bath within the first few hours of their birth, a new Cleveland Clinic study found that waiting to bathe a healthy newborn 12 or more hours after birth increased the rate of breastfeeding exclusivity during the newborn hospital stay. The paper … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Obtains Sole Investigational New Drug License for GE180 Tracer to Detect Neuroinflammation in the Brains of Those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease

Las Vegas: The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has obtained the only Investigational New Drug (IND) to be issued by the Federal Drug Administration to test the GE180 ligand tracer, an experimental diagnostic imaging tool used to detect neuroinflammation, in the brains of those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Ligand tracers are … Read More