Cleveland Clinic Establishes Largest Green Revolving Fund in Healthcare

Cleveland Clinic announced the establishment of a $7.5 million Green Revolving Fund (GRF) – the largest established fund of its kind in the healthcare industry – during the national Better Buildings Summit in Washington, D.C. In addition to being the largest green revolving fund among U.S. healthcare systems, Cleveland Clinic’s $7.5 million annual commitment is … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Linda McHugh Chief Human Resource Officer

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Linda McHugh – who began her Cleveland Clinic career 35 years ago as a medical technologist in microbiology – as the health system’s new Chief Human Resource Officer, effective today. Most recently, McHugh served as Executive Administrator for Cleveland Clinic and the Office of the CEO. She was named acting CHRO … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Participating in Clinical Trials to Test Treatments for Devastating, But Little-Known, Brain Disease

Cleveland Clinic will participate in a series of studies designed to find treatments for a little-known but surprisingly common brain disease, Dementia with Lewy Bodies. The progressive neurological disorder is the second most common form of neurodegenerative dementia, after the better-known Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are neither drugs that target the disease nor treatments that … Read More

Sen. John Mccain, Cleveland Clinic and Fighting Organizations Applaud New Brain Health Testing Requirement

Sen. John McCain, along with physicians and professional fighters, discussed the importance of the ongoing study of fighters’ brain health and announced a new Nevada State Athletic Commission fighter safety regulation today on Capitol Hill. Charles Bernick, M.D., M.P.H., associate medical director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, reported that the Nevada … Read More

Froedtert Hospital Launches Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic, Nation’s No. 1 Heart Hospital

Milwaukee, Wis. – Marking a first for the state, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital and Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic will join forces in an affiliation that leverages the academic, clinical and research components of both organizations. This affiliation enables both organizations to share best practices related to patient care and hospital processes. … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Research Identifies Potential New Treatment for Asthma

Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered a potential new remedy for the millions of asthma sufferers who are not responding to traditional treatments. In a study using asthmatic mice, researchers found that existing drugs designed to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension –or high blood pressure in the lungs – can combat asthma by opening airways and restoring … Read More

Update on Uterus Transplant Complications

Statement from Cleveland Clinic April 8, 2016 Preliminary results suggest that the complication was due to an infection caused by an organism that is commonly found in a woman’s reproductive system. The infection appears to have compromised the blood supply to the uterus, causing the need for its removal. There is an ongoing review of … Read More

For Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation, Two Common Treatments – Rate Control and Rhythm Control – Show Equal Outcomes

Chicago — Cleveland Clinic researchers, as part of the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), have found that two common approaches to post-operative atrial fibrillation – rhythm control and rate control – are equally safe and effective. Post-operative atrial fibrillation is the most common complication after cardiac surgery, occurring in 20 percent to 50 percent of patients … Read More