Innovations Spotlight

Inventor Story: Dan Cantillon, MD Discusses the Impact of the eCMU

02/19/2018

Inventor Story: Dan Cantillon, MD Discusses the Impact of the eCMU

Hear from Dan Cantillon, MD of the Heart and Vascular Institute on how his invention, the eCMU, has transformed hospital patient monitoring at Cleveland Clinic.


Top 10 Update: Scalp Cooling for Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss

02/16/2018

Top 10 Update: Scalp Cooling for Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss

In October 2017, Scalp Cooling for Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss was named #10 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. This technology works by cooling the scalp down by a few degrees before, during, and after chemotherapy treatments.


Top 10 Update: Neuromodulation to Treat Sleep Apnea

02/15/2018

Top 10 Update: Neuromodulation to Treat Sleep Apnea

Neuromodulation to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea was listed as #2 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. Companies are now marketing an implant that in which stimulation is used to open key airway muscles throughout the night.


MIS2017 Recap | Breaking the Code: Will Next-Generation Sequencing Bring Genomics to the Mainstream?

02/08/2018

MIS2017 Recap | Breaking the Code: Will Next-Generation Sequencing Bring Genomics to the Mainstream?

With the steady stream of genetic breakthroughs in the last few years – from the approval of targeted therapies, gene therapies, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing, to the latest reveal of handheld genetic sequencer – it is easy to forget that we are still at the dawn of a new era of genomic medicine.


Inventor Story: Nima Sharifi, MD

01/29/2018

Inventor Story: Nima Sharifi, MD

Hear from Nima Sharifi, MD, of the Lerner Research Institute, on his current research and his lab's research philosophy. 


New Research Links Gene Variant to Deadly Prostate Cancer

01/25/2018

New Research Links Gene Variant to Deadly Prostate Cancer

Cleveland Clinic researchers have confirmed for the first time a mechanistic link between an isoform of the gene HSD17B4 and deadly prostate cancer.


MIS2018 Insights: Pop Health & Prevention at Cleveland Clinic

01/24/2018

MIS2018 Insights: Pop Health & Prevention at Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic’s 2018 Medical Innovation Summit – taking place October 22-24, 2018 in downtown Cleveland – is all about identifying the populations at risk for disease and steering specialized care, or prevention efforts, in their direction.


Calming the Overactive Bladder: An Update on New Devices and Technologies Emerging

01/18/2018

Calming the Overactive Bladder: An Update on New Devices and Technologies Emerging

Overactive bladder (OAB) affects more than 40 million Americans, and can seriously diminish quality of life. Treatments range from simple to complex, depending on the severity of patients’ symptoms and their tolerance for medication side effects or invasive procedures.


The Innovation Man: Toby Cosgrove’s Surgical Legacy

01/17/2018

The Innovation Man: Toby Cosgrove’s Surgical Legacy

As Dr. Toby Cosgrove transitions to his new advisory role for Cleveland Clinic after completing his 13-year tenure as CEO and president, healthcare leaders have been reflecting on his four-decades-plus career as legendary cardiac surgeon and healthcare visionary.


Heart Failure Checklist Tames HF Readmissions, Garners National Health IT Honor

01/16/2018

Heart Failure Checklist Tames HF Readmissions, Garners National Health IT Honor

If heart failure (HF) readmissions are to be prevented, the time to make a difference is during in-hospital discharge preparation or transitions at discharge.


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