May 20, 2013 The Plain Dealer
The Cleveland Clinic is no stranger to receiving $1 million donations. But the latest one is a little different. It's not for a medical suite, or a building, but for a massive fundraising bike ride. Cleveland Clinic trustee Stewart A. Kohl and his wife Donna made the donation last week to establish an annual cycling event to benefit cancer research at the Clinic.
May 14, 2013 Crain's Cleveland Business
Stewart A. Kohl, co-CEO of private equity firm The Riverside Co. in Cleveland, and his wife Donna have given the Cleveland Clinic $1 million to establish an annual cycling event to benefit cancer research. The event has been dubbed VeloSano, which is derived from the Latin words meaning "swift" and "cure.' The inaugural VeloSano ride is slated for July 19-20, 2014.
April 29, 2013 PR Web
Explorys, the leader in big data-driven healthcare transformation, today announced that Trinity Health, the fourth largest Catholic healthcare system in the nation, has joined the Explorys Network. Under the terms of this multi-year agreement, Trinity Health will implement the entire suite of Explorys' cloud-based big data analytic solutions.
April 24, 2013 The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the commercialization arm of the Cleveland Clinic, has name an interim director to replace Chris Coburn, the founding executive director who is leaving. Coburn's role will be filled at least temporarily by Gary Fingerhut, who served as general manager of information technology commercialization at the innovation lab for the past two years.
April 23, 2013 The Wall Street Journal
ImageIQ, an imaging contract research organization and IMARC Research, a CRO offering monitoring, auditing and training services, today announced a partnership that will strengthen the abilities of both organizations clients to manage the complexities of imaging within clinical trials, and to enhance FDA approvals ensuring that scientific data is optimized and that processes are compliant.
April 2, 2013 IDG News Service
Nearly a decade after research firms predicted major cost savings and clinical benefits from the use of health-IT, adoption rates among U.S. medical providers remain sluggish, with the industry slow to embrace the big-data movement.
March 27, 2013 The Plain Dealer
The Cleveland Clinic will open the global center this fall with its internationally renowned Medical Innovation Summit. The flagship event draws more than 1,000 entrepreneurs, health-care executives and investors from 35 states and 15 countries to discuss cutting-edge technology. In October, the event will focus on obesity and diabetes.
March 12, 2013 MedCity News
When the Cleveland Clinic determined in 2008 that its anesthesia information management system wasn't meeting its needs, the Clinic charged leaders within its own walls with creating a better system. The technology that resulted, an another innovative IT system that's been used alongside it in Clinic operating rooms since 2010, has now been licensed to a private company that's turning it into a commercial product for use in the Clinic and other institutions.
March 6, 2013 Crain's Cleveland Business
A three minute Bloomberg video highlights the Cleveland Clinic's commitment to innovation, with devices under development such as a jaw implant to relieve headaches and an iPad app to diagnose concussions.
March 5, 2013 Bloomberg
Bloomberg's Jon Erlichman visits Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Clinic, to examin the clinic's high tech solutions and initiatives that put patients first.
February 19, 2013 Discovery News
Recent medical innovation seem so futuristic that some would call them miracles. From paralyzed patients controlling robotic arms to researchers who grow new body parts, the medical world is fast changing.
February 10, 2013 The Plain Dealer
The morning staff meetings at Explorys are called sprints. No one sits down. Software engineers and data scientists gather a white board, busy with note cards, and scan the issues of the moment.
February 8, 2013 Information Week
The institute says is is in discussions with several other healthcare systems about them taking equity positions in the new venture. Meanwhile, it has formed a strategic alliance with the Cleveland Clinic, becoming the latest member of that organization's Healthcare Innovation Alliance program.
January 7, 2013 Washington Business Journal
MedStar Health and the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic are creating a new cardiology research and clinical alliance, the systems announced Monday. Under the deal, doctors at the MedStar Heart Institute and the Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute will collaborate on research efforts, as well as techniques to improve the effectiveness of heart surgery and other cardiac treatments, officials said.
January 3, 2013 Business Insider
It's a tough economic environment for hospitals. Bottom lines are being squeezed, and changes in health care laws and priorities mean that they're having to change everything, focusing more on quality than quantity and profit. Some hospitals are taking an innovative approach to making money beyond just patient care, by using one of their biggest assets: personnel — the doctors, nurses, and other staff who are on the front lines providing health care, and commercializing the ideas they have for making it better.
December 19, 2012 Plain Dealer
The Cleveland Clinic is giving a big boost to Cuyahoga County's medical mart by agreeing to open the downtown facility next Fall with its internationally renowned Medical Innovation Summit. The flagship event draws more than 1,000 entrepreneurs, health-care executives and investors from 35 states and 15 countries to discuss cutting-edge technology. In October, the event will focus on obesity and diabetes. "It's a perfect match, their grand opening and our very visible, one-of-a-kind event in the health care world," said Chris Coburn, executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, during a phone interview from Abu Dhabi.
December 2012 The Health Care Blog
Innovation has been a driving force behind health care from the beginning, yet with the U.S. health care system in the midst of an unprecedented transformation and a focus on lowering costs, many are asking, “What will become of innovation?” The answer to that question is also a potential solution for hospitals facing financial pressures – a solution that has the power to improve patient care as well.
December 17, 2012 Silicone Republic
Dr Peter Lee, a consultant anaesthetist with Cork University Hospital, has won a clinical innovation award after developing a solution to improve the delivery of epidurals. Lee is now set to work with the US medical centre Cleveland Clinic on the commercial feasibility of the solution, in addition to Enterprise Ireland. Lee won the 2012 Clinical Innovation Award, now in its second year, which is sponsored by Enterprise Ireland in alliance with Cleveland Clinic.
December 10, 2012 Silicone Republic
For several years, med tech has been on the rise in Ireland, and latest figures show that the trend is continuing: exports were up 10pc in the first half of 2012 to €3.9bn. The numbers speak for themselves, but do they square up with the view of Ireland held by international experts? We asked Chris Coburn, executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, about med tech in Ireland and further afield.
December 10, 2012 Irish Times
Technologies to diagnose bacterial disease, scan for melanoma and tackle headaches are among the hottest tickets in healthcare innovation for 2013. Each year the renowned Cleveland Clinic in Ohio brings together physicians to gaze into their (admittedly well informed) crystal ball, and evaluate what are likely to be the hot tickets for healthcare innovation in the coming year.
October 31, 2012
Bariatric Surgery for Control of Diabetes Leads the Annual List
Cleveland Clinic today announced its list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that will have a major impact on improving patient care within the next year. The list is made up of devices, including a handheld optical scan for melanoma; drugs; diagnostic tests, such as 3D mammography; and a government program that financially rewards patients for improving their health.
September 11, 2012 Plain Dealer
Joining a short list of global healthcare giants, the Cleveland Clinic's corporate arm has won a spot in one ranking of the world's most influential companies in healthcare commercialization.
Cleveland Clinic Innovations, which is responsible for creating companies using the health system's research in medical technology, was named by Global Corporate Venturing magazine as a top competitor in the entrepreneurial field.
The Clinic won a No. 4 spot with Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly and Wellcome Trust also included in the top five. Company rankings were based on equity investment, venture capitalists reviews and other factors.
September 11, 2012 WKYC
It weighs less than a pound and Cleveland Clinic biomedical engineer Dr. Leonard Golding believes it is the future of the artificial heart that will not only keep people alive if they're waiting for a heart transplant or not, but also allow them to have a normal quality of life.
The unique device is one of the first high-tech advances since the artificial mechanical heart came on the market 30 years ago.
Foreign investors believe in it too. That's why Cleveland Heart, Inc., a Cleveland Clinic Innovations spin-off company, has received a $30 million investment that will fund further development and clinical trials for a total artificial heart.
August 29, 2012 Plain Dealer
Large databases of electronic medical records hold great promise for medical research. In theory they can provide doctors access to huge amounts of anonymous patient data, allowing large-scale population studies without the cost and hassle of patient recruitment, review boards and staff training.
Now, a team of experts at MetroHealth Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic Innovations spinoff company Explorys has shown just how powerful such medical records can be. In three months, they've replicated a major medical study that took a Norwegian team 14 years to research and report. And they've done it at a fraction of the cost, with a sample about 40 times as large.
August 14, 2012
Cleveland Heart, Inc., a Cleveland Clinic Innovations spin-off company, has received a $30 million investment that will fund further development and clinical trials for a total artificial heart.
Power Heart Consortium, a Korean private-equity group, made the investment to further the development of the SmartHeart Total Artificial Heart, which is a total artificial heart and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) designed for long-term, durable use in patients suffering from biventricular heart failure.
August 14, 2012 ModernHealthcare and Crain's Cleveland Business Cleveland Heart receives $30 million investment from Korean firm
August 15, 2012 The Plain Dealer Cleveland Heart receives $30 million investment to help develop artificial heart
July 30, 2012
Multi-institutional collaboration aims to accelerate technology development and commercialization
ProMedica has entered into a collaborative business relationship with Cleveland Clinic as part of a national Innovation Alliance network to help commercialize medical innovations.
ProMedica joins the University of Notre Dame, MedStar Health and North Shore-LIJ as part of a collaborative network focused on identifying and executing joint development and commercialization opportunities for medical innovations.
July 30, 2012 Crain's Cleveland Business
The Cleveland Clinic has tapped ProMedica, a Toledo-based health system that operates 11 hospitals, as the latest member of its growing Innovation Alliance — a collaborative effort designed to lead to the commercialization of medical technologies. ProMedica is the third health system to join the effort, which is being steered by Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the business development arm of the local health care juggernaut.
July 24, 2012
Cleveland Clinic Innovations and The Ohio State University’s Technology Commercialization and Knowledge Transfer Office have entered into an alliance to accelerate and commercialize medical innovations.
This collaborative effort, which creates the largest medical commercialization network in Ohio, is focused on improving and extending the lives of patients, and will have a positive impact on the state of Ohio through job creation and economic development.
Cleveland Clinic and Ohio State will work together to develop new medical innovations created by researchers, physicians, faculty and administrative staff at both institutions. These innovations come in many forms, such as medical devices, patient services, new medical software systems, consumer products and startup companies.
July 24, 2012 Ohio State Lantern Cleveland Clinic and OSU partner to share medical technology
July 25, 2012, Columbus Dispatch OSU, Cleveland Clinic to team up
July 25, 2012 Associated Press Cleveland Clinic, Ohio State to Partner
July 25, 2012 Dayton Business Journal Cleveland Clinic, Ohio State in partnership
July 24, 2012 Plain Dealer Cleveland Clinic, Ohio State University announce landmark alliance to commercialize medical breakthroughs
July 24, 2012 ModernHealthcare and Crain's Cleveland Business Cleveland Clinic, Ohio State to work jointly to commercialize medical technologies
July 24, 2012 Becker's Hospital Review Cleveland Clinic, Ohio State Partner to Commercialize Medical Innovations
July 16, 2012 PRNewswire
Juventas Therapeutics, a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company, announced today that it has closed a $22.2 million Series B financing that was co-led by Triathlon Medical Venture Partners and New Science Ventures. All previous venture firms, including Fletcher Spaght Ventures, Reservoir Venture Partners and Early Stage Partners participated in the round. Also joining the syndicate are new investors Takeda Ventures, Venture Investors, Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center, Tri-State Growth Fund, Glengary and select angel investors.
June 3, 2012 Plain Dealer
For Peter O’Neill, director of commercialization at Cleveland Clinic Innovations, selling technology is the name of the game. Success is measured by turning breakthroughs of some Cleveland Clinic employees into patented medical products.
It is also about developing new business ventures to deliver products to the commercial market, while aiding economic growth in Northeast Ohio and other regions that the Cleveland Clinic serves.
May 17, 2012 The Associated Press
The University of Notre Dame and the Cleveland Clinic announced a partnership Thursday to develop and market medical technology and innovations, marking the school's latest step to strengthen its reputation as a research institution.
Notre Dame research vice president Robert Bernhard said the collaboration with the well-known academic hospital will help move ideas and technology from the school to the marketplace faster, thanks to the clinic's commercialization arm. The partnership also will help the school make better decisions about what technology to market, he said.
April 26, 2012 FierceHealthcare
What is one of the leading healthcare institutions working on? Expanding. FierceHealthcare caught up with Cleveland Clinic President & CEO Toby Cosgrove, M.D., about recent affiliations, its venture to open up shop in Abu Dhabi and partnerships for its innovations business. Hear why the organization thinks of itself as a caregiver, first and foremost, and why cost savings shouldn't be an excuse to cut corners.
February 22, 2012 Plain Dealer
Cleveland Clinic Extends Innovation Collaboration
The Cleveland Clinic is pairing with New York's North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System to share its expertise in developing and marketing medical innovations. The deal, the value of which is not being disclosed, is the second such collaboration the Clinic has formed and possibly the beginning of a "national innovation alliance," said Chris Coburn, executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations.
January 20, 2012 Healthymagination
Top Medical Innovations for 2012
From the thousands of new advances in modern medicine, a panel of physicians from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) was given the daunting task of choosing the 10 innovations that would shape healthcare in the coming year. But they rose to the task, revealing their “Top 10” choices at the 9th Annual Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland in October 2011. As in past years, this year’s Summit convened some 1,000 researchers, healthcare executives and other medical leaders to share ideas, breakthroughs and challenges in medical technology.
December 22, 2011 Forbes
Healthcare Innovators: The Past Year And A Look Ahead
I welcome back my colleague Ken Perlman to share his outlook on the healthcare organizations that are poised to make big innovations in the coming year.
I know of many organizations - companies, institutes, non-governmental organizations, public agencies and institutions - that are doing amazing work and charting new directions. I wanted to discuss a few that have come across my personal radar. I believe healthcare will be a core area of new strategies, technologies, and innovation next year.
December 9, 2011 The Plain Dealer
Unlikely friendship brings $10 million donation to Cleveland Clinic
It was a chance meeting at the historic Greenbrier resort, deep in West Virginia's mountains, that yielded a $10 million donation aimed at spurring economic development in Northeast Ohio. Coal-mining and farming magnate James C. Justice II, along with his wife, Cathy, confirmed this week that they are giving $10 million to Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the commercialization and corporate venture arm of Northeast Ohio's largest health system.
November 2011 The Plain Dealer
Tales from The Heart
A look inside Cleveland Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute
May 11, 2011 Crain's Cleveland Business
Cleveland Clinic's spinoff Explorys Inc. raises $11.5 million from investors
Cleveland Clinic spinoff Explorys Inc. has raised $11.5 million that should help the data technology firm double the size of its staff by the end of 2011, said Charlie Lougheed, president and chief technology officer of the Cleveland company. The investment was led by Austin Ventures of Austin, Texas, and Foundation Medical Partners of Rowayton, Conn.
Juventas Therapeutics, a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company developing novel therapies for cardiovascular disease, announces that it has successfully completed its Phase I clinical trial evaluating the safety and preliminary efficacy of JVS-100 for treatment of patients with heart failure. Complete results from the trial will be reported at the 2011 Annual Meeting for the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy on May 19th in Seattle, WA.
March 30, 2011 Crain's Cleveland Business
Cleveland HeartLab names VP of clinical laboratory operations
Cleveland HeartLab LLC has named Glenn A. Gershon vice president of clinical laboratory operations and research and development. Mr. Gershon most recently was vice president of laboratory operations, quality and regulatory affairs, and research and development at Athena Diagnostics Inc. of Worcester, Mass., a specialty clinical reference laboratory with a catalog of nearly 400 tests.
February 4, 2011 Medical Design
The Cleveland Clinic and MedStar Health, with hospitals in Maryland and Washington, DC, announced plans to collaborate on medical inventions and innovations. The alliance is said to be the first of its kind between two large US health systems.
January 24, 2011 The Plain Dealer
Prominent hand surgeon returns to Clinic to lead Innovations unit: Cleveland Portraits
Dr. Thomas Graham has more than two dozen patents in his field, including the most commonly used elbow-replacement system on the market. He will use his expertise to help turn the ideas of Clinic physicians into marketable products.
January 11, 2011 The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Clinic to help D.C. - area hospital system market its medical inventions
Today the Cleveland Clinic begins sharing its expertise in developing and marketing medical inventions with a hospital system in the nation's capital.
January 11, 2011 PRNewswire
Cleveland Clinic and MedStar Health Form Collaborative Innovation Alliance
Cleveland Clinic and MedStar Health have agreed to create an Innovation Alliance to benefit patients through collaborative innovation projects, research, clinical investigation, and commercialization application.
January 10, 2011 Washington Post
Cleveland Clinic, MedStar join forces to move medical technologies to market
The Cleveland Clinic, one of the country's most prominent medical research centers, and MedStar Health, the largest health-care provider in Maryland and the Washington region, will collaborate to bring medical inventions to market, according to a plan to be announced Tuesday.
November 10, 2010 Cleveland.com
The mobile health care revolution: better innovation, better solutions,
better value, better health: William A. Hawkins III
November 6, 2010 Blogspot.com
2010 Medical Innovation Summit
November 5, 2010 The Today Show, NBC
Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs of 2011
Dr. Roshini Raj talks to TODAY's Ann Curry about some groundbreaking medical innovations for 2011, including drugs for cancer, hepatitis and multiple sclerosis
November 3, 2010 The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Clinic announces its top 10 medical innovations of the year
A radioactive dye that can detect and highlight brain plaques that signal Alzheimer's disease is the medical innovation of the year, chosen from more than 90 candidates by physicians at the Cleveland Clinic.
November 3, 2010 Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo
Eli Lilly Tackles Diabetes
The number of Americans with diabetes is expected to double or triple by 2050, with John Lechleiter, Eli Lilly chairman and CEO.
November 3, 2010 The Plain Dealer
Lilly CEO Calls for a 'Wave of Invention' to Reduce the Toll of Diabetes
Lechleiter Addresses the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit
November 1, 2010 Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo
Stryker in Focus
Can biotech, pharma and device companies devise an innovative response to the diabetes epidemic and profit at the same time? Stryker CEO Steve MacMillan, discusses the topic with CNBC.
November 1, 2010 The Plain Dealer
2010 Medical Innovation Summit
Meeting to focus on need and opportunity of obesity, diabetes
September 21, 2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Jeffrey Friedman Receives Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced today that Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator Jeffrey M. Friedman of Rockefeller University and Douglas Coleman of The Jackson Laboratory will share the 2010 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.
February 22, 2010 General Electric
Bringing World Class Innovation to Market
Marc Harrison MD Chief Medical Operations Officer, Cleveland Clinic
Chris Coburn, Executive Director of Innovations, Cleveland Clinic
December 5, 2009 The Jerusalem Post
Israeli Mini-Sleep Lab Cited
An Israeli-developed "miniature sleep lab" worn on the wrist and one finger to diagnose and identify the source of sleep problems has been named one of the 10 best medical innovations for 2010 by the Cleveland Clinic, one of the best-known medical facilities in the world.
October 08, 2009 Forbes
Medicine's Big Bottleneck
If health care companies and the U.S. government do not tread carefully, concerns about the cost of developing and providing treatments could derail medical innovation. That was the consensus among top industry and regulatory figures yesterday during speeches and interviews at the Medical Innovations Summit at the Cleveland Clinic.
October 08, 2009 Nasdaq
Doctors, Drug Executives Say Reform Won't Cure Health Care's Ills
Many attendees at the Cleveland Clinic's annual summit agreed that the latest reform proposals would help expand health-insurance coverage. But they're skeptical that reform, as outlined in legislation seen as having the best chance of passage, will directly lead to more efficient delivery of health care or to controlling soaring costs.
October 07,2009 The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Clinic summit names Top 10 medical innovations predicted for 2010
That's how it came to biomedical engineer Jay Alberts, whose research into treating Parkinson's Disease symptoms is being recognized today by the Cleveland Clinic as one of the Top 10 medical innovations for 2010.
October 07, 2009 The Wall Street Journal
Pharma CEOs: Tax Soda, Cap Malpractice, Pay for Prevention
Schering-Plough CEO Fred Hassan called for taxes on sugary soft drinks, and argued for higher payments from people with unhealthy behavior. "I feel if they're adding to the cost of the system, there has to be a level of responsibility," Hassan (pictured) said. (Here's more on the soda-tax debate, and on Coca-Cola's plan to put a calorie-count on the front of its packages.)
October 07, 2009 News Channel 5
October 07, 2009 AstraZeneca
Improving the prognosis: cancer cures through innovation
CEO, David Brennan, delivered a speech titled "Improving the prognosis: cancer cures through innovation" at the 2009 Medical Innovation Summit, a major industry conference run by the internationally renowned Cleveland Clinic.
October 06, 2009 The Wall Street Journal
Schering CEO Warns Of Loss Of Innovation In Drug Cos' Deals
A cash crunch among smaller drug developers has created more buying opportunities for large pharmaceutical companies, but Schering-Plough Corp.'s (SGP) leader says that's not always good for medical innovation.
October 06, 2009 The Wall Street Journal
IBM CEO Sees Big Opportunity In Health-Care Technology >IBM
The chief executive of International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) sees a huge business opportunity in making the U.S. health-care system more efficient. "Someone is going to drive incredible progress," IBM Chief Executive Sam Palmisano told a conference on medical innovation at the Cleveland Clinic Tuesday. "Someone is going to unlock this incredible economic opportunity. And I suggest, why shouldn't it be us?"
October 06, 2009 IBM
A smarter healthcare system: its time has come
I'm also humbled-as I look out on a room filled with such extraordinary depth and breadth of expertise... and then think about speaking on a topic in which I am decidedly not an expert. Fortunately, my company has many who are. IBM has deep involvement in your world, on at least three different levels.
October 05, 2009 Medical Device Daily
Summit expected to have 'all the ingredients' for unique gathering
The 7th annual Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit which begins today, will have "all the ingredients" for a truly unique gathering, Chris Coburn told Medical Device Daily. Coburn, the executive director of CCF Innovations - the technology arm of the Cleveland Clinic - expects this year's meeting to be "terrific" for first-time attendees as well as those who have attended the event since its 2003 beginning. As in past years, the summit is taking place at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center.
October 01, 2009 CNBC
IBM CEO, FDA Commissioner and Top Leaders at Cleveland Clinic's Medical Innovation Summit
The Clinic's Medical Innovation Summit is unprecedented in health care. It draws 900 decision-makers from throughout the industry for a three-day dialogue on the future of innovation. At a time of fundamental change in the health care system, this gathering will examine the newest cancer-fighting technologies as well as what the future prospects are for innovation in a post-reform era.
July 01, 2009 Medical Design
One-stop, real-time networking, and more
You shouldn't miss the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit - that's my unsolicited, unbiased opinion. The Summit is truly a rare opportunity to learn firsthand from medical-device executives, researchers, investors, surgeons, and even the FDA commissioner herself. Attendees also can witness a live robotic-assisted single-port kidney removal and treatment of a brain tumor using a hypothermic device.
June 25, 2009 Crain's Cleveland Business
Cleveland Clinic's Medical Innovation Summit to focus on cancer
Cancer therapies and diagnostics, including enhanced drug developments and the consumer market for genetic testing, will be at the center of the Cleveland Clinic's 7th Annual Medical Innovation Summit, set for Oct. 5-7.