Cleveland Clinic Researcher Receives Prestigious NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Michaela Gack, Ph.D., scientific director of Cleveland Clinic’s Florida Research and Innovation Center, has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s Pioneer Award to support her research toward the development of broad-spectrum antiviral drugs. The prestigious grant is part of NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program, which funds highly innovative research with the potential for … Read More

Cleveland Clinic and Florida Blue sign multi-year agreement

WESTON, Fla. — Cleveland Clinic Florida and Florida Blue have entered into a new multi-year agreement. The agreement gives Florida Blue members in-network access to all Cleveland Clinic locations in Florida, including five hospitals and 33 outpatient centers in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties. Cleveland Clinic Florida features more than … Read More

Cleveland Clinic boosts Florida’s economy by $4.12 billion

WESTON, Fla.: Cleveland Clinic contributed $4.12 billion to Florida’s economy in 2019, according to the health system’s most recent economic and fiscal impact report, “A Vital Force in Our Nation’s Economy.” “Caring for the community is a priority at Cleveland Clinic,” said Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., Cleveland Clinic CEO and President. “As we celebrate our 100th … Read More

Madhu Sasidhar, M.D., named President of Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.: Madhu Sasidhar, M.D., has been appointed President of Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital, effective Sept. 15. Most recently, Dr. Sasidhar served as chief medical officer, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) in the United Arab Emirates. During his time there managing clinical operations, he was instrumental in growing both outpatient and surgical volume … Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital Ranked No. 1 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report for Fourth Year in a Row

WESTON, Fla.— Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Weston Hospital has once again earned the top spot as the No. 1 hospital in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area for 2021-2022, according to the newly released annual ranking of Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. It is the fourth consecutive year Cleveland Clinic Weston Hospital has earned the … Read More

New Study from Cleveland Clinic Florida Researchers Points to Novel Drug Target for Treating COVID-19

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL: Researchers from Cleveland Clinic’s Florida Research and Innovation Center (FRIC) have identified a potential new target for anti-COVID-19 therapies. Their findings were published in Nature Microbiology. Led by FRIC scientific director Michaela Gack, Ph.D., the team discovered that a coronavirus enzyme called PLpro (papain-like protease) blocks the body’s immune response to … Read More

Cleveland Clinic and Doctors Hospital Health System Establish Strategic Relationship to Expand and Improve Healthcare Services in The Bahamas

  CLEVELAND, OHIO and NASSAU, BAHAMAS: Cleveland Clinic and Doctors Hospital Health System have formed a strategic advisory council with the goal of expanding and improving the delivery of healthcare services in the Bahamas. The organizations agreed to form the advisory council in a two-year strategic advisory agreement which will provide Doctors Hospital access to Cleveland … Read More

Lee Health, Cleveland Clinic announce agreement to enhance healthcare in Southwest Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee Health and Cleveland Clinic announced they will enter into an agreement to share best practices that will optimize patient-centered care for residents of Southwest Florida. Cleveland Clinic and Lee Health have established a strategic alliance to enhance and improve care in Southwest Florida. Collectively, the two organizations will explore opportunities … Read More