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 Akron General Designated a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center

AKRON, Ohio: Cleveland Clinic Akron General has been certified as an Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, an important validation of the quality care it provides for stroke patients. “Our capabilities in advanced thrombectomy and the time-sensitive care we provide here in Akron undoubtedly have made a major impact for patients,” said James … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Expands Resident Education Program

AKRON: Cleveland Clinic Akron General is expanding its resident education program and will be welcoming 56 new residents into its program on July 1, eight more than in previous years. “We are pleased to be growing our already-robust graduate medical education program,” said Titus Sheers, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.P., chairman of medical education and research at … 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 Akron General Opening New Emergency Department

AKRON: Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s new $49.3 million emergency department opens to patients at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, more than tripling the size of its current emergency department and enhancing patient experience. “This new emergency department is a very visible example of Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s commitment to meeting the healthcare needs of … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center Opens in July

Lakewood, OH: The new three-story, 64,700-square-foot Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center will begin welcoming patients on Wednesday, July 11. The $34 million family health center at 14601 Detroit Avenue features 60 exam rooms and an all new, 24/7 full-service emergency department which will open on Wednesday, July 25. “Cleveland Clinic has served Lakewood for … Read More