Cleveland Clinic: Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
Popular music, like healthcare, thrives on innovation. Ever since a local disc jockey coined the term “rock ‘n’ roll” Cleveland, Ohio has had a close association with rock music and its most innovative performers. In the 1950s and 60s, then little-known artists like Elvis Presley and Neil Young played in small clubs and theaters a few blocks from Cleveland Clinic, a medical center that was then rocking the world with innovations like coronary angiography, improved dialysis techniques, and artificial organ research.
Dr. Kurt Spindler Takes on a New Era When Outcomes are King
Just like a baseball player makes a living off of batting averages and RBIs, doctors will soon make a living off of the positive progress of his or her patient. For many, this is a startlingly obvious assertion. Almost every employee in private industry is paid based on performance. Yet a vast majority of doctors and practices are paid by the quantity of patient visits, regardless of what that visit yields. In other words, doctors are paid by the pitch; where the ball goes after contact is financially irrelevant.
Steve Huang Sheds New Light on the Nuclear Medicine Industry
What do you think of when you hear the words “Nuclear Medicine”? To anyone not familiar with the field, the terms likely conjures up words like complicated, expensive, or commercially prohibitive. While it’s true that nuclear medicine is complex, Cleveland Clinic’s Steve Shih-Lin Huang, MD, PhD is demonstrating that there are completely safe, impactful, and market-ready benefits in this renewed field, in particular for prostate cancer patients.