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At The Heart of Innovation: Q&A w/ Cardiovascular Thought Leaders – Nancy Albert, PhD

02/17/2021

At The Heart of Innovation: Q&A w/ Cardiovascular Thought Leaders – Nancy Albert, PhD

A powerful female presence in a male-dominated field, Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FHFSA, FAAN, is an innovator if there ever was one. The Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Cleveland Clinic’s Office of Nursing Research and Innovation, and a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Cleveland Clinic’s Kaufman Center for Heart Failure in the Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, Dr. Albert balances research and clinical responsibilities like only the caregivers of this enterprise know how. 


New on Health Amplified: Tackling the Pandemic from a Military Perspective

02/15/2021

New on Health Amplified: Tackling the Pandemic from a Military Perspective

Bill Peacock has served as Chief of Operations at Cleveland Clinic since 2009. Under his guidance, Operations is tasked with ensuring every facility is designed and operating at optimal levels to address patient needs from the moment they step through our door to the moment they leave – this includes everything from supplies, functional operations, clinical equipment, food services, patient transportation, environmental services, parking services, safety and security, and more. With a wide umbrella of responsibility, it comes as no surprise that Peacock played a key role in the organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Celebrating Black History Month & Patricia Bath, MD

02/12/2021

Celebrating Black History Month & Patricia Bath, MD

Black history and culture are multifaceted and dynamic – exampled by resilience, ability to subvert systems designed to exclude, and courage to build seats at tables with mere fragments of chairs. The diversity of backgrounds held by Black lives lend inspired and creative perspectives that continue to push societies, organizations, and industries forward. And though the tales and achievements of a community cannot be reduced to the success of one individual, to celebrate Black History Month through this office’s lens of innovation, we’ve chosen to highlight Patricia Bath, MD – inventive legend, and the first Black woman to receive a medical patent.


At The Heart of Innovation: Q&A w/ Cardiovascular Thought Leaders – Marc Gillinov, MD

02/08/2021

At The Heart of Innovation: Q&A w/ Cardiovascular Thought Leaders – Marc Gillinov, MD

Marc Gillinov, MD, made a commitment to cardiovascular innovation at a young age. A high school intern at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Gillinov received his introduction to heart surgery from none other than skilled surgeon, serial innovator, and former Cleveland Clinic President & CEO, Toby Cosgrove, MD. 


At The Heart of Innovation: Q&A w/ Cardiovascular Thought Leaders – Dan Cantillon, MD

02/01/2021

At The Heart of Innovation: Q&A w/ Cardiovascular Thought Leaders – Dan Cantillon, MD

An electrophysiologist by trade, Dr. Cantillon deals with the electrical impulses in the heart and works to diagnose and treat arrhythmias. But a forward-thinker and frequent inventor, he drives several other practice-changing projects that many electrophysiologists could only dream of. 


Top 10 Update | #1 for 2015: Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

01/25/2021

Top 10 Update | #1 for 2015: Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

Strokes occur frequently in the US – once every 40 seconds, to be exact, with an American dying from stroke complications every four minutes. Stroke is now the fifth leading cause of death in this country, and number one in much of the world. Although many people survive a stroke, even multiple episodes, stroke is still the leading cause of disability and thus a care priority at Cleveland Clinic.


COVID-19: Vaccines, Myths, & Masks

01/19/2021

COVID-19: Vaccines, Myths, & Masks

Following Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA of COVID-19 vaccines in mid-December, Cleveland Clinic began its distribution of the limited doses received. Vaccinating according to a phased approach, with focus on frontline, inpatient-facing caregivers, the enterprise has worked overtime to distribute vaccines safely, equitably, and transparently while preserving the ability to maintain critical clinical operations.
 


Top 10 for 2021: #1 | Gene Therapy for Hemoglobinopathies

01/13/2021

Top 10 for 2021: #1 | Gene Therapy for Hemoglobinopathies

Living with a condition with no known cure is the devastating reality for those patients suffering from these genetic disorders. Hemoglobin disorders, or hemoglobinopathies, arise when an individual's beta-globin gene is dysfunctional. The most common hemoglobinopathies include sickle cell disease and thalassemia – combined, affecting an estimated 330,000 kids born worldwide every year.


With Bated Breath: Awaiting New Diagnostic Measures for COVID-19

01/12/2021

With Bated Breath: Awaiting New Diagnostic Measures for COVID-19

Leveraging the ability to measure compounds in the breath known as volatile organic compounds, a team at Cleveland Clinic has developed a breath analysis test to capture vapor droplets and indicate the presence of particular compounds for the diagnosis of COVID-19.


Top 10 for 2021: #2 | Novel Drug for Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

01/04/2021

Top 10 for 2021: #2 | Novel Drug for Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is not a single disease. The majority of patients – around 85% – suffer from relapsing-remitting MS. Which means they may experience disappearing and reappearing symptoms. In contrast, patients suffering from a less common primary progressive multiple sclerosis have a continuously worsening disease from the time of diagnosis.


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