Items Tagged ‘Cleveland Clinic’

February 8, 2013

Mayo’s Ultimatum

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The Mayo Clinic, synonymous with southern Minnesota for more than a century, says state lawmakers must pay about $600 million over 20 years in an unusual borrowing plan to ensure the famed clinic will continue investing in the region…The Minnesota Vikings, for example, persuaded lawmakers last year to promise more than $500 million in public […]

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Tags: Cleveland Clinic, lawmakers, Minnesota Vikings, ModernHealthcare, public spending, Scripps Research Institute, state subsidy


October 12, 2012

Walmart Workers To Get No-Cost Surgery At Mayo Clinic, Other Top Hospitals

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Walmart employees will now be able to get heart, spine and transplant surgeries at six of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals at no cost, the world’s largest retailer announced Thursday. Under what Walmart calls the “Centers of Excellence” program, employees and dependents enrolled in the company’s health benefits won’t pay out-of-pocket for medical care or […]

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Tags: Centers of Excellence program, Cleveland Clinic, free surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Huffington Post, Walmart


May 21, 2012

Knee Surgery Stats Prompt Changes at US Hospitals

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Knee replacement surgeries at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center soon could be handled by a specialized operating room team as the result of a data-sharing project among health systems throughout the U.S. aimed at improving health care and lowering costs…The other founding members of the collaborative are: Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, Denver Health in Colorado, Intermountain Healthcare […]

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Tags: AP, Cleveland Clinic, data-sharing, Denver Health, Intermountain Healthcare, knee replacement


February 29, 2012

Couple says clinic’s help made all the difference

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Jerry and Marge Purdy of Reno, who have been married for 49 years, said the Cleveland Clinic and the Alzheimer’s Association “saved our lives.” In 2009, Jerry Purdy, a retired highway engineer, began having memory problems. It started with little things, he said…Jerry was diagnosed with “mild cognitive impairment.”Mild cognitive impairment increases a person’s risk […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Association, alzheimer's disease, Cleveland Clinic, dementia, Jerry and Marge Purdy, mild cognitive impairment, Reno


February 17, 2012

Heart Valve’s Launch is Painstaking

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital recently joined an exclusive club: The smattering of hospitals that Edwards Life-sciences Corp. allows to buy its new Sapien heart valve…findings released last month showed much lower stroke rates as physicians gained experience with Sapien. The data cover 822 patients treated at 22 hospitals including the Cleveland Clinic and the […]

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Tags: Cleveland Clinic, Edwards Life-sciences Corp, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Sapien heart valve


February 15, 2012

ARMSTRONG: Obamacare grants doctors liberty to withhold care

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If you haven’t noticed it yet, you soon will. The Obama administration has launch-ed a full-court press to sell the president’s “signature” achievement, Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, to the American public as well as to the 800,000 American physicians it directly impacts. As one of those doctors, it was no surprise when an […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Charlie and Dr. Will Mayo, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Dr. George Crile, Journal of the American Medical Association, Obama administration, obamacare


February 6, 2012

Watch local 2012 Super Bowl ads from Cleveland Clinic, other hospitals

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Healthcare was nowhere to be found between Budweiser and Clint Eastwood Super Bowl commercials. Instead, healthcare systems chose the local route for their 2012 Super Bowl advertising. If you were in California, Minnesota, Ohio, Virginia or other markets you saw local hospitals and healthcare Super Bowl ads…also ran a 30-second Super Bowl ad, and Park […]

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Tags: Budweiser, Cleveland Clinic, Clint Eastwood, Park Nicollet, Super Bowl


February 1, 2012

Website Smackdown: Mayo Clinic vs. Cleveland Clinic

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In this week’s Website Smackdown, I’m taking a look at the websites for two of the biggest hospital complexes in the world, the Mayo Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic. You may be asking yourself, what can a small business learn from looking at the websites of two behemoth hospitals? Actually… plenty. One site understands its […]

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Tags: Cleveland Clinic, Honor Roll of Best Hospitals, U.S. News & World Report, Website Smackdown


August 20, 2009

August 20-Competitors

By ldw06 ldw06

1. Cleveland Clinic pushes into future As he walks the halls of the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Steven Nissen makes the next generation of health care in America sound quite simple.  “Everything that we do is done with the patient at the center of the picture, not the doctor at the center,” Nissen says as he […]

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Tags: Cleveland Clinic, Fairview, Medica, MertiCare, Retail Clinics, Sanford Health


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