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The latest highlights and headlines involving Northeast Ohio hospitals. These stories give you a window into events, executive changes, building projects, innovative efforts and programs, awards, special recognitions and other key developments happening at hospitals and health systems across Northeast Ohio.

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August 2021

University Hospitals to launch COVID Recovery Clinic

University Hospitals is launching a comprehensive clinic for patients affected by the post-acute residual symptoms of COVID-19, according to a news release.

Cosgrove Family Foundation Donates $1.25 Million to Southwest General Health Center

Southwest General Health Center has received a $1.25 million donation from The Cosgrove Family Foundation to support the hospital's Maternity Unit renovation and expansion project.

Durham Family, in Conjunction with American Heart Association, Gives 60 Infant CPR Kits to The MetroHealth System

The American Heart Association (AHA), in conjunction with the Durham family, has provided 60 Infant CPR Anytime Training kits to The MetroHealth System that will be used for educational purposes in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Newborn Nursery and the Simulation Center. 

MetroHealth welcomes residents to new surgical program

Residents at MetroHealth are looking to pave the way for future classes as the first group in the hospital’s new surgical program.

UH Conneaut Medical Center Receives Local Gift to Enhance Cardiac Rehab Care

New monitoring system funded by UH Conneaut Hospital Thrift Shop helps patients recovering from heart attack, surgery and other cardiovascular procedures improve quality of life

Additional Partners Join MetroHealth's Buckeye Community Resource Center

The MetroHealth Institute for H.O.P.E.™ recently welcomed several new partners to its Buckeye Community Resource Center to better connect patients and community members on Cleveland’s East Side with the resources they need to live healthier lives.

MetroHealth sets up vaccination station at Cuyahoga County Fair

MetroHealth staff set up shop at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds to offer vaccines and public health information.

Southwest General Health Center sculpture honors pandemic response

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Southwest General Health Center lent a helping hand to the community in treating and caring for 3,700 COVID-19 patients. To honor their service, leadership at the hospital commissioned an eight-panel storyboard sculpture

MetroHealth Clinic-On-Wheels Prevents Over 950 Opioid Overdoses in One Year

MetroHealth created a mobile clinic to provide opioid overdose prevention kits and other important services across Cleveland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

University Hospitals receives $2 million gift for labor, delivery services at Ahuja Medical Center

University Hospitals in Cleveland has announced a $2 million gift from Danielle and Michael Weiner in support of labor and delivery services at UH Ahuja Medical Center as part of the campus's Phase 2 expansion.

MetroHealth To Provide Trauma Counseling For Individuals In Cuyahoga County Gun Court

The MetroHealth Institute for H.O.P.E.™ Trauma Recovery Center recently signed a contract with the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas to provide trauma counseling and mental health support for defendants in the Violence Intervention Docket, also known as “Gun Court.” This partnership is believed to be the first of its kind in the country.

MetroHealth Improves Sepsis Outcomes Using Epic AI

Emergency room patients who were flagged by an artificial intelligence algorithm for possibly having sepsis received antibiotics sooner and had better outcomes, according to a peer-reviewed study conducted by MetroHealth physicians and published in The Journal of Critical Care Medicine.

University Hospitals introduces Food for Life Market giving patients access to food necessities

University Hospitals recently unveiled its new UH Food for Life Market at UH Cleveland Medical Center. It is part of a holistic nutrition program that helps to address food insecurity. The program will also help to address chronic health conditions that might be impacted by access to healthy food.

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Chief Strategy Officer

Jim Cotelingam brings over 20 years of experience in nonprofit healthcare operations and strategy to Cleveland Clinic.