Why Cleveland Clinic Won’t Recommend ‘Medical Marijuana’ for Patients

By Paul Terpeluk, D.O. Medical Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Employee Health Services On Sept. 8, Ohio law began permitting state-licensed dispensaries to sell marijuana to treat a specific set of health conditions, with a doctor’s recommendation. We at Cleveland Clinic, however, will not be recommending “medical marijuana” for our patients. At Cleveland Clinic, we believe … Read More

Cleveland Clinic, Indian River Medical Center and Martin Health System Celebrate Hospital Integration

Cleveland Clinic, Indian River Medical Center and Martin Health System officials celebrated the addition of Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) and Martin Health System as full members of the Cleveland Clinic health system, during events in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Vero Beach, Fla., on Wednesday. Hospital leaders from all three organizations came together today … Read More

Indian River Medical Center and Martin Health System Join the Cleveland Clinic Health System

CLEVELAND: Cleveland Clinic, Indian River Medical Center and Martin Health System officials announced today that Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) and Martin Health System are now part of the Cleveland Clinic health system, effective Jan. 1 following the recent regulatory reviews and approvals. Moving forward, IRMC and Martin Health will continue all current operations, services … Read More

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

SAN DIEGO: Cleveland Clinic medical oncologist and researcher, Alok Khorana, M.D., is the primary investigator on a study that concluded rivaroxaban for venous thromboembolism (VTE), a blood clot in the venous system, significantly reduced VTE and VTE-related death for outpatient, at-risk cancer patients while they were taking the oral blood thinner. During the on-treatment period, … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Researcher Develops Personalized Prediction Model for Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes

SAN DIEGO: At the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, Cleveland Clinic medical hematologist and oncologist Aziz Nazha, M.D., will present results of a personalized prediction model that surpassed current prediction models for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS). Dr. Nazha and colleagues report the model outperformed current prognostic scoring systems, such as the Revised International Prognostic … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Provides $907M in Community Benefit

In 2017 Cleveland Clinic provided $906.5 million in community benefit – including financial assistance, Medicaid shortfall, subsidized health services, outreach programs, education and research – the highest level in our reporting history. The total – a 5 percent increase over 2016 – ­includes all health system operations in Ohio, Nevada and Florida. “Cleveland Clinic is … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Announces New Regional Leadership Structure in Florida

CLEVELAND: Cleveland Clinic has announced a new regional leadership structure in Florida, anticipated to begin in January 2019. The new leadership team will provide oversight for its current Florida hospital in Weston and its facilities including Coral Springs Family Health Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Parkland, West Palm Beach, and Wellington and pending regulatory review and approval, … Read More