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Cleveland Clinic and Doximity join up to make earning CME credits more social, flexible

May 21, 2013 7:33 am by | 0 Comments

Digital health startup Doximity and the Cleveland Clinic are collaborating on a new digital platform that would give physicians a more flexible and social way to earn continuing medical education…


Compatability matters: NaviGo Health puts an online dating-style twist on physician searching

Compatability matters: NaviGo Health puts an online dating-style twist on physician searching

July 19, 2013 3:27 pm by | 0 Comments

If ZocDoc and eHarmony got together, they would make something like NaviGo Health. It’s a new digital health startup that’s based on the idea that choosing a doctor is an…


One way the Cleveland Clinic is bringing kids into the wellness equation? Art

One way the Cleveland Clinic is bringing kids into the wellness equation? Art

July 3, 2013 12:55 pm by | 0 Comments

If good health during childhood sets the stage for adulthood, the Cleveland Clinic has some ideas for getting children interested. CEO Toby Cosgrove is keen on wellness initiatives, as demonstrated…



Where have all the independent hospitals gone? In Cleveland, gobbled up by the big guys

Where have all the independent hospitals gone? In Cleveland, gobbled up by the big guys

July 1, 2013 5:08 pm by | 0 Comments

National hospital M&A trends have played out pointedly on the stage of greater Cleveland, which is home to two non-government hospital Goliaths, Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals. That was reinforced…


Health IT firm providing disease-management software to long-term care facilities raises $21M

Health IT firm providing disease-management software to long-term care facilities raises $21M

June 18, 2013 4:54 pm by | 0 Comments

A health IT company that makes care management software for skilled nursing facilities will expand its sales and advance new projects thanks to a new $21 million investment. Cleveland-based Clinical…


With new CEO, funding and FDA clearance, dental implant startup will soft launch in July

With new CEO, funding and FDA clearance, dental implant startup will soft launch in July

June 13, 2013 9:54 am by | 0 Comments

A new $250,000 investment from economic development group JumpStart is part of an ongoing Series A that dental device startup Zuga Medical is raising to support an initial roll out…


NDI Medical launches spinoff to optimize deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease

NDI Medical launches spinoff to optimize deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease

May 28, 2013 3:53 pm by | 0 Comments

In the decade since the FDA cleared the first deep brain stimulation device to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (Medtronic’s Activa), it’s become established a safe, effective option along the…


Repurposed cancer drug to enter Phase I trials for Alzheimer’s disease this year

Repurposed cancer drug to enter Phase I trials for Alzheimer’s disease this year

May 14, 2013 8:10 am by | 0 Comments

In the world of Alzheimer’s disease drugs, the past year has been marked by disappointing Phase 3 clinical trial results for a handful of much-anticipated antibody drugs. But the failure…



Cleveland Clinic research spurs a device that could predict arrhythmia after cardiac surgery

Cleveland Clinic research spurs a device that could predict arrhythmia after cardiac surgery

April 30, 2013 9:03 am by | 0 Comments

The latest startup commercializing intellectual property developed by heart doctors at the Cleveland Clinic is hoping to give doctors a way to tell which patients might develop arrhythmia after cardiac…


Cleveland Clinic Innovations: IT commercialization manager will be interim director after Coburn’s exit

Cleveland Clinic Innovations: IT commercialization manager will be interim director after Coburn’s exit

April 24, 2013 1:18 pm by | 0 Comments

Cleveland Clinic’s corporate venture arm is turning to its general manager of IT commercialization to fill the role of departing Executive Director Chris Coburn–at least temporarily. The Clinic said today…


Medical device VP: What healthcare customers ask us for before buying a new technology

Medical device VP: What healthcare customers ask us for before buying a new technology

April 24, 2013 9:31 am by | 1 Comments

Healthcare craves innovation, but with innovation comes a certain amount risk. So when it comes to purchasing a new, innovative technology, healthcare providers, researchers and companies will naturally want to…


Hospital tech transfer transformed: A quick history of Cleveland Clinic Innovations

Hospital tech transfer transformed: A quick history of Cleveland Clinic Innovations

April 12, 2013 5:12 pm by | 1 Comments

With the news that Chris Coburn is leaving Cleveland Clinic Innovations comes the question who’s going to take over? The Clinic isn’t giving any clues,  but it’s going to be…


Updated: Coburn to exit Cleveland Clinic Innovations for Partners HealthCare in Boston

Updated: Coburn to exit Cleveland Clinic Innovations for Partners HealthCare in Boston

April 12, 2013 10:03 am by | 0 Comments

UPDATED 2:45 p.m. to add job title and comments from Partners HealthCare. Cleveland Clinic Innovations’ executive director, Chris Coburn, who has led the prolific technology commercialization arm of the Clinic…


OrthoData arrives in Ohio with a sensor device for spine surgeries & $1.1M in new investments

OrthoData arrives in Ohio with a sensor device for spine surgeries & $1.1M in new investments

March 28, 2013 3:07 pm by | 3 Comments

A medical device company with a new way to help surgeons gauge the success of spinal fusion surgeries has just arrived in Northeast Ohio, and investors in the area have…


Case Western Reserve spinoff’s new device uses nerve stimulation to restore lost bladder control

Case Western Reserve spinoff’s new device uses nerve stimulation to restore lost bladder control

March 22, 2013 1:37 pm by | 1 Comments

Market research has suggested that neuromodulation devices make up the fastest-growing segment of the medical device sector, forecasting some $7 billion in sales within five years. Although medical device giants…


$1M grant will help researchers develop “smart insulin” as a safer option for type 1 diabetes

$1M grant will help researchers develop “smart insulin” as a safer option for type 1 diabetes

March 14, 2013 5:30 pm by | 2 Comments

Thanks to a new three-year, $1 million grant, a group of researchers at Case Western Reserve University are continuing to develop and test a form of glucose-responsive insulin that may…