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Hospitals a No-Show at Senate Hearing: What's Up With This?

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

Last week, Senator Bernie Sanders and a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) subcommittee held hearings to shine a light on the third leading cause of death in the United States: medical mistakes in hospitals. Curious minds should ask: Where were the hospitals?

A Holistic View of Evidence-Based Medicine: of Horse, Cart and Whip

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Integrative Medicine is not an invitation to supplant evidence with wishful thinking. It is an invitation to a wider array of treatment options, and the prospect of effectively addressing patient need more of the time. Realizing such potential benefits -- at the Cleveland Clinic, or anywhere else -- requires both open mindedness and careful skepticism.

Yoga: How We Serve in Hospitals to Prevent Illness and Foster Health

Rob Schware | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Judi Bar, a yoga therapist and yoga program manager at Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute. Cleveland Clinic is ranked as ...

The Art of Healing with Art & Medicine: Dr. Iva Fattorini

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
One World with Deepak Chopra

As a doctor focused on international health, Dr. Iva Fattorini has had the opportunity to observe many patients from around the world and the ways in ...

Death With Dignity: Now Is the Time for Advanced Care Discussions

Eric Kodish, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Kodish, M.D.

End-of-life care, and the subsequent decisions that are related to it, is a sensitive subject that must be handled with compassion and respect from all involved -- from family members to medical personnel.

Health Care Trends to Get Excited About

Robert J. Szczerba | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Robert J. Szczerba

With the rollout of Obamacare, the national focus of health care technology has unfortunately revolved around the implementation challenges of the federal health insurance website.

The Amazing Way This Hospital Is Fighting Physician Burnout

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Hospitals have procedures and alerts in place to deal with practically anything that could possibly go wrong: "Code Red" for fire, "code blue" for med...

Cities as Laboratories, Discovering America's Healthcare Solutions

Sue Siegel | Posted 12.02.2013 | Impact
Sue Siegel

What would happen if we applied that same type of curiosity -- that innovative laboratory mindset -- to our current healthcare system. Could we make a dent in the $2.8 trillion dollar health care bill we're expected this year?

Hospital To Celebrities Will Cut Jobs Because Of Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The world-renowned Cleveland Clinic said on Wednesday it would cut jobs and slash five to...

Getting Lucky With Tom Hanks

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.21.2013 | Arts
Lonna Saunders

So, how did I get the best seat in the house, an upper box hanging over the front of the stage? Just lucky, I guess.

Nurse Allegedly Offered Patient Money To Kill Woman

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 03.18.2013 | Crime

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — An Ohio man hatched a plot to kill a woman he was in a home-ownership dispute with, authorities say, by approaching an emergenc...

Jeffrey Young

'Save Money, Live Better?' Walmart To Pay Full Costs For Workers' Surgeries At Prestigious Hospitals

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.12.2012 | Business

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 worl...

Nicholson Crying? Post-Heart Attack Depression -- Heart Month: Day 19

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Actor Jack Nicholson realistically acted the post-heart attack depression that 50 percent of survivors experience following a heart attack. His character experiences an unusual (for him) emotional moment in Nancy Meyer's 2003 comedy "Something's Gotta Give" with Diane Keaton.

Profiles in Doing Both: The Doctors Who Could Save Health Care

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Doctors and administrators at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic are already making critical reforms that some say could "cure" health care in the U.S.

Why Valentine's Day Just May Be The Healthiest Day Of The Year!

Christy Valentine, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christy Valentine, M.D.

Whether you are with a loved one, family or friends various Valentine's Day traditions can benefit your body, mind and spirit. And for these scientific reasons, it might just be the healthiest day of the year

What Health Reform Can Learn From Cleveland Clinic

newsweek.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A century after Henry Ford began building cars on an assembly line, Cleveland Clinic has brought that technique to medicine, updated to reflect the la...

Is Autism Associated with A Viral Infection?

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

New findings have potential significance for a number of disorders including, it turns out, autism.

Can Cleveland Clinic Be A Model For Digital Medicine?

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Emma Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CLEVELAND--When Albert Giuliani wakes up each morning, he steps on a scale, takes his blood pressure and pricks his finger to test his sugar levels. T...

Charla Nash Admitted To Face Transplant Clinic After Travis The Chimp Attack

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Release 0.9: Washing Health Care Clean

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Esther Dyson

Just imagine that we paid for housecleaning the way we pay for health care -- by load of laundry, for example. And that homeowners weren't generally responsible for the costs. It would change everything.

Health-Care Reform: Common Sense Proposals Lawmakers Should Consider

Dr. Paul Toffel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Paul Toffel

My plan is to mandate that the 159 urban medical schools in the U.S. -- remembering that "school" is in their name -- be required to serve the population within their shadows.

Should Fat People Pay More For Health Insurance?

nytimes.com | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two years ago, the Cleveland Clinic stopped hiring smokers. It was one part of a "wellness initiative" that has won the renowned hospital -- which Pre...

Addicted to Health Care

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

Americans are addicted to health care. They demand more and more of it, at any cost, whatever the consequences.

Google to Store Patients' Health Records

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. will begin storing the medical records of a few thousand people as it tests a long-awaited health service that's lik...