Cleveland: Excellence in Healthcare
Cleveland is known around the world for excellence in healthcare. The Cleveland Clinic is often first to mind, but we have a whole collection of world-class healthcare institutions including University Hospitals, the MetroHealth Medical Center and St. Vincent Charity Hospital, that serve patients from a variety of locations. Our hospitals and research institutions are award-winning and contribute to the Cleveland community in many ways. From incubating medical device companies, to training the next generation of physicians, the Cleveland healthcare system is one that takes a holistic approach towards prevention, care, innovation, entrepreneurship, and community development. We invite you to explore the hospitals and health care systems that not only provide excellent care, but also lead the way in many procedures and specialties.
With Cleveland in its name, the Cleveland Clinic is one of the most recognizable and renowned medical centers in the world. Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit, academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.
Ever since its establishment in 1921, Cleveland Clinic has remained committed to its mission: “Better care of the sick, investigation into their problems and further education of those who serve.”
For the 19th year in a row, Cleveland Clinic has been named the best hospital in the country for cardiology and heart surgery, earning the No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2014.”
Among Cleveland Clinic’s highly ranked programs, nine placed in the Top 5 according to U.S. News. Six programs placed in the Top 2 (heart/heart surgery; diabetes/endocrinology; gastroenterology/GI surgery; nephrology; rheumatology; and urology).
In addition to national rankings, U.S. News ranked hospitals by state and region. Cleveland Clinic ranked No. 1 in both Ohio and the Cleveland area. All eight of Cleveland Clinic’s regional hospitals ranked within the Top 10 of Cleveland-area hospitals – South Pointe (4), Fairview (5), Hillcrest (5), Marymount (8), Euclid (9), Medina (9), Lutheran (9), and Lakewood (9).
University Hospitals is one of the nation’s leading health care systems, providing high-quality, patient-centered medical care at locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Committed to advanced care and advanced caring, University Hospitals offers the region’s largest network of primary care physicians, outpatient centers and hospitals. The System also includes a network of specialty care physicians, skilled nursing, elder health, rehabilitation and home care services, managed care and insurance programs, occupational health & wellness, and the most comprehensive behavioral health services in the region.
The System’s 1,032-bed, tertiary medical center, University Hospitals, is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University. Included in UH is Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s best children’s hospitals; Seidman Cancer Center, part of the National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (the nation's highest designation); and MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women.
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is a 244-bed, full-service children’s hospital and academic medical center. A trusted leader in pediatric health care for more than 125 years, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital consistently ranks among the top children’s hospitals in the nation. As the region’s premier resource for pediatric referrals, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s dedicated team of more than 1,300 pediatric specialists uses the most advanced treatments and latest innovations to deliver the complete range of pediatric specialty services for 700,000 patient encounters, annually.
Among the nation’s leading academic medical centers, University Hospitals Case Medical Center is the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, a nationally recognized leader in medical research and education.
MetroHealth Medical Center
The MetroHealth System is one of the largest, most comprehensive health care providers in Northeast Ohio, serving the medical needs of the Greater Cleveland community since 1837. Metro has a unique role in the community. As the public hospital, MetroHealth provides comprehensive care for all Cuyahoga County residents, regardless of their ability to pay.
MetroHealth employs more than 400 primary care and specialty care physicians practice within The MetroHealth System at seventeen locations county-wide. Every year, MetroHealth Medical Center provides care to more than 28,000 inpatients and delivers about 2,900 newborns. Nearly 900,000 visits are recorded each year in the medical center's outpatient centers, and patient visits to the emergency department exceed 104,000.
Affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine since 1914, MetroHealth is a center for medical research and education, with all active staff physicians holding CWRU faculty appointments. The hospital attracted $37.5 million in research dollars to Cuyahoga County in 2010. The research initiatives at MetroHealth have led to cutting-edge treatments for patients. MetroHealth’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program is one of the best in the United States and its work has led to nationwide changes in obstetrical care. That means Cuyahoga County residents have access to leading-edge obstetrical care and treatments.
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is Cleveland’s faith-based, high-quality healthcare provider. As a teaching hospital, it is home to the renowned Spine and Orthopedic Institute, the Center for Bariatric Surgery as well as complete services in cardiovascular, emergency medicine, primary care, behavioral health, occupational health and addiction medicine in a setting that is as caring and comfortable as home.
Everyone at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is devoted to the mission to treat every patient with clinical excellence and compassionate care.
Global Center for Health Innovation
Constructed in 2013 and adjacent to the new Cleveland Convention Center, the Global Center for Health Innovation showcases the future of health and healthcare through four themed floors. The floors are as follows: Health and Home, Patients and Caregivers, Clinical Spaces, and Healthcare Information Technology. A sample of participating companies include: Cleveland Clinic, Cardinal Health, Steris, GE Healthcare, Siemens, Hyland Software, and HIMSS.
"The Global Center will serve health and healthcare innovation, technology, education and commerce through state-of-the-art spaces, programs and virtual offerings." The center will open to the public in mid-2014 and admission will be free. Plan your next medical conference at the Global Center now.
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