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No longer “Case” Medical Center

Used to be called University Hospitals Case Medical Center, UH has dropped the Case appellation from its name.
University Hospitals operates under new affiliation agreement with CWRU
October 7, 2016

University Hospitals (UH) and the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine have always shared a strong bond. Its intimate partnership is apparent if you have ever walked down Euclid Avenue...

University Hospitals tests the patience of its patients

October 7, 2016

One of the best things about living at Case Western Reserve University—and University Circle in general—is the access to the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals (UH). These hospitals are accessible...

A day in the life of Doctor Doomsday

A day in the life of Doctor Doomsday
April 7, 2016

The doomsday doctor is average height, with short, buzzed hair and medium blue scrubs he can’t stop untying and retying. His wristwatch uses military time. He has a cold, and he keeps blowing his nose;...

Macdonald Women’s Hospital holds dedication for new statue

The dedication ceremony of the new statue “Where Hope is Born
October 30, 2015

Cloudless skies and a bright sun set the scene for a crowd of people gathered around a statue in front of Macdonald Women’s Hospital. On Oct. 26, approximately 40 people came out for the dedication of...

Inside University Hospitals’ live televised brain surgery

In University Hospital's media room, employees from Mental Floss and National Geographic worked to make sure the broadcast went smoothly.
CWRU students assisted in running the event
October 30, 2015

On Oct. 25, television cameras recorded an operating room in University Hospitals (UH) as a surgical team consisting of two neurosurgeons, a neurologist and half a dozen nurses prepared to perform the...

Live brain surgery to be performed at University Hospitals

University Hospital's technological capabilities, including FDA-approved implantable stimulator technology, is one of the major reasons it was chosen for this televised surgery.
October 22, 2015

On Oct. 25, Greg Grindley will be wheeled into a sterile room in University Hospitals (UH), surrounded by doctors, nurses and cameras. He will remain fully conscious as the team of doctors operate on his...

New statue guides patients to the MacDonald Women’s Hospital

On the new statue “Where Hope is Born,” the baby's hat reads
September 24, 2015

The team that created Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital’s iconic statue, “Where Dreams Come True,” is at it again. Recently a new statue, “Where Hope is Born” has been erected nearby to...

Grow your own virus

Junior Diana Acosta grows viruses in plants.
April 9, 2015

Somewhere in the University Hospitals Case Medical Center is a room that contains a group of large refrigerators. These are specialized refrigerators called incubators. They carefully control the humidity,...

Medical professionals work to improve food options in US hospitals

April 2, 2015

With the growing obesity epidemic that has plagued the United States, medical professionals are protesting the presence of junk food options in hospitals. Large fast food companies, including McDonald’s,...

Life support

Volunteers at hospital coaching program provide patient outreach
March 19, 2015

The Supporting Engagement and Resilience (SUPER) Coach program at University Hospitals provides a unique experience for its volunteers. Founded in 2013 by Dr. Nicholas Cohen, the program’s primary...

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