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Company Overview of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Inc.
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Inc., doing business as University Hospitals Case Medical Center, owns and operates a tertiary medical center specializing in adult/pediatric medical and surgical specialties. Its services include cancer care, digestive health care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology and dermatology, orthopedics and spine, otolaryngology, pediatrics, surgery, transplant, and urology. The company also provides services in the areas of women’s health, radiology and radiation oncology, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, organ transplantation and infectious diseases, behavioral health, and human genetics ...
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Founded in 1866
Key Executives for University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Inc.
President and Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
President of The UH Seidman Cancer Center
Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Inc. Key Developments
University Hospitals Case Medical Center First to Implant Abbott Absorb Stent
Jul 8 16
University Hospitals Case Medical Center to offer and deploy the Abbott Absorb stent, a completely bioresorbable stent. The Absorb stent works exactly as its traditional metallic predecessors in that it opens a blocked coronary artery, with one major exception it dissolves completely in the body two to three years after implantation. University Hospitals (UH) implanted its first Absorb dissolving stent on a patient with coronary artery disease. Recently approved by the FDA, Absorb is the first and only fully dissolving stent approved for the treatment of coronary artery disease which impacts over 15 million people in the United States and is the cause of death. Made of naturally dissolving material, the new device provides the same benefits as traditional stents and trial data supports its potential benefits in restoring long-term vessel function. The stent utilizes the same cath lab equipment already in place and study data supports comparable healing with the traditional metallic stent. While it may never totally replace traditional DES, this novel technology gives the ability to repair a patient's artery with comparable healing and safety and reduces long-term complications. Like traditional metallic drug-eluding stents (DES), Absorb opens a patient's blocked artery but then disappears after leaving no metal behind to restrict natural vessel motion. Absorb is made of polyactic acid similar to material used in dissolving sutures. Through the process of hydrolysis, the scaffold is metabolized after two to three years. In clinical studies conducted throughout the world, the new Absorb stent demonstrated comparable short-term and mid-term outcomes compared to the metallic stent. After the first year of the clinical trial of approximately 2,000 patients in the United States (Absorb III randomized trial) patients who received the Absorb experienced comparable rates of specific adverse events in the intended patient population. It also eliminates the need for layer upon layer of metal in a situation where patients experience in-stent restenosis. Additionally it reduces the amount of metal in the coronary arteries when the patient requires multiple stents.
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Announces Executive Changes
Dec 14 15
University Hospitals Case Medical Center has appointed Daniel I. Simon, MD, as the academic medical center's new President effective Jan. 1, 2016. In a release, University Hospitals noted that Dr. Simon will succeed Fred C. Rothstein, MD, who announced his retirement this summer after serving as President of UH Case Medical Center. University Hospitals reported that Dr. Simon is a leader in the field of cardiology. He has enhanced the prominence of UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, where he has served as Director since 2006 and as President since 2014.
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Announces Executive Changes, Effective Jan. 1, 2016
Dec 4 15
University Hospitals Case Medical Center has appointed Daniel I. Simon, MD, as the academic medical center's new President effective Jan. 1, 2016. Dr. Simon will succeed Fred C. Rothstein, MD, who announced his retirement this summer after serving as President of UH Case Medical Center and one of the leader at the health system for the past 12 years. Dr. Simon is a leader in the field of cardiology. His dynamic leadership qualities and collegial style have enhanced the prominence of UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, where he has served as Director since 2006 and as President since 2014. Throughout his tenure, he and his team have developed and executed growth, business and clinical strategies to enhance patient access, clinical integration and quality outcomes. Additionally, he has served as Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UH Case Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He also holds the Herman K. Hellerstein, MD, Chair in Cardiovascular Research at UH Case Medical Center and the School of Medicine. Dr. Simon is an active interventional cardiologist and continues to play a leading role in national and international clinical trials investigating new devices, anti-thrombotic drugs, and regenerative medicine/adult stem cell therapies.
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