Innovations Spotlight

Cleveland Clinic Named #2 Most Innovative Hospital

03/04/2019

Cleveland Clinic Named #2 Most Innovative Hospital

As one of our six core values, innovation at Cleveland Clinic runs deep. With innovation we welcome change, encourage invention, and continually seek better, more efficient ways to achieve our goals. For this value, the world looks to and recognizes us as a model.


Top 10 Update: Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

02/14/2019

Top 10 Update: Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

In 2015, the Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit was listed at #1 on the Top 10 Innovations, announced at the 2015 Medical Innovation Summit. Now, a new study from Cleveland Clinic is showing improved functional outcomes due to early intervention with the MSTU.


Embracing APIs and Building Capability

02/11/2019

Embracing APIs and Building Capability

It’s no secret that interoperability in healthcare is an area for improvement. Long plagued by inability to integrate information, patients and care providers have become frustrated with inadequate communication. Other industries have seen profit from modern application programming interface (API) integration – driven by internet technologies like cloud applications and mobile web capabilities. Now healthcare has an opportunity to embrace the same practices.


Invention Triage: Giving Feedback to Inventors without Risking Relationships

02/08/2019

Invention Triage: Giving Feedback to Inventors without Risking Relationships

Relationships are at the center of every successful technology transfer officer. In order to truly move technology from ‘bench to bedside,’ we know that having flourishing, well-nourished relationships with industry partners is a MUST!


Announcing the Launch of AdeoExperts.com

02/07/2019

Announcing the Launch of AdeoExperts.com

With an increasing demand across healthcare for validated solutions, Cleveland Clinic Innovations is proud to announce the launch of AdeoExperts.com – an online marketplace for healthcare know-how, operated by Adeo, LLC. 


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

12/27/2018

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

In 2017, Scalp Cooling for the Reduction of Hair Loss Due to Chemotherapy was listed as the #10 technology on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. In April 2018 we shared a ConsultQD article about a local woman who successfully used the technology. Now, she has done an episode of "The Comeback," a podcase series from Cleveland Clinic. Click to read more and to hear her conversation with Dr. Jame Abraham.


A Surgeon with an Inventor’s Mind — or Perhaps an Inventor with a Surgeon’s Mind

12/26/2018

A Surgeon with an Inventor’s Mind — or Perhaps an Inventor with a Surgeon’s Mind

Francis Papay, MD, Chairman of the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute at Cleveland Clinic, brings a voraciously curious mind and a knack for working with others to come up with ingenious solutions to clinical problems in medicine. Widely known as one of the team of surgeons who performed the first face transplant in the United States in 2009, Dr. Papay is a prolific inventor — mainly of medical devices but also of systems and methods for solving challenging clinical problems. He has worked on developing an implantable device for a surgical approach at the base of the skull to control headache pain, especially cluster migraines.


Teasing Out the Role of Red Meat and TMAO in Cardiovascular Risk

12/19/2018

Teasing Out the Role of Red Meat and TMAO in Cardiovascular Risk

Two new human studies from a Cleveland Clinic research team led by Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, have yielded additional insights into why and how regular consumption of red meat can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the role that gut bacteria play in the process.


Why Is Medical Innovation So Critical to Healthcare’s Evolution?

12/17/2018

Why Is Medical Innovation So Critical to Healthcare’s Evolution?

On the evening of the opening of the 2018 Medical Innovation Summit, we sat down with Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, MD, to get his thoughts on how we are all working together to reimagine healthcare.


Tom Gildea, MD: Pioneer of Patient Specific Airways

12/10/2018

Tom Gildea, MD: Pioneer of Patient Specific Airways

When it comes to your medical treatment, custom is usually better. You want to know that your treatment is specific to you and your needs. Tom Gildea, MD, Section Head of Bronchoscopy, knows this better than most.


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