New Mom Caution, Patients First and Other News of the Week

Health Hub health and medical picks from around the Web


Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss: 

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Dangerous rise

A rise in a new mother’s blood pressure can cause seizures, stroke and even organ shutdown and death. A young mother shares her story of suffering with the life-threatening condition following a normal pregnancy. About 76,000 women die of the condition each year worldwide. High Blood Pressure Nearly Kills Mom After Normal Pregnancy (

Patient experience   

The next time that you or yours end up in a hospital, you may find the experience more pleasant than you’ve come to expect. All because of the effect of the patient experience movement in healthcare. The topic of patient experience is a hot one: This year’s Patient Experience Summit brought more than 2,100 people to the Cleveland convention center, more than double last year’s number of attendees. Cleveland Patient Experience Summit: 2,000 Doctors, Nurses, Speakers, Consultants — And Patients (

Managing change

A reporter talks with two CEOs who have successfully managed change about their thoughts on change and innovation. “Healthcare is in an unprecedented transformation,” says CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic Delos M. “Toby” Cosgrove, MD. Top CEOs Drive Change Through Ideas Like Promoting Dissent And Sharing Innovation Royalties (

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