Our nation faces two grave challenges: the federal deficit and the rising cost of healthcare. Cleveland Clinic President and CEO, Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, says both can be addressed by improving our collective health.
You have probably heard a lot of heated debate about the future of healthcare. But what do coming changes really mean for you, the patient?
Why are hospitals and medical centers across America looking for ways to collaborate and consolidate their resources? Because, high volume medical centers can produce better outcomes and provide more effective care.
How do caregivers go beyond the technical aspects of treatment to shape a patient’s experience? It is a lot of small, yet mighty things that add up to patients feeling empathy.
Cleveland Clinic’s innovative, team-based approach to healthcare is lauded in a major New York Times editorial for being patient-friendly and improving the quality of care — all while cutting costs.
Cleveland Clinic experts predict dramatic improvements, ranging from a tiny, implantable total artificial heart that lasts a lifetime, to the use of adult stem cells to repair damaged heart tissue.