A new initiative uses community connections and tailored medical and behavioral approaches to reduce the impact of socioeconomic imbalances for mothers and infants.
Closing Racial Gaps in Cerebrovascular Mortality
Recent data indicate a plateauing of progress in reducing racial disparities in cerebrovascular deaths in the U.S. Initiatives like our Minority Stroke Program are designed to jump-start such progress.
Why Lead Safety Has Become Cleveland Clinic’s Top Priority for Community Health
Cleveland Clinic is making lead poisoning prevention its top community priority for 2022. A $50 million pledge will help remove sources of lead exposure from Cleveland homes.
Pandemic Yields New Thinking for Lodi Nursing
Greater nimbleness and cross-training are among things that caregivers plan to keep in the wake of COVID-19.
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Collaboration Provides a Safe Place for COVID Positive Homeless People to Recover
Homeless people who are COVID positive not only lack a comfortable place to recover, but present a public health risk. Cleveland Clinic nurses joined a county-wide effort to provide rooms and care at a local hotel.
Nurse Specialty Spotlight: Community Nursing
Community nurses bring immense value to public health – especially during times like these. Read more about the impactful work of community health nurses in this month’s Year of the Nurse Specialty Spotlight!
Community Partnerships: An Emerging Force in Population Health
According to County Health Rankings, 80% of population health is related to social, economic, environmental and behavioral factors, versus 20% attributed to medical care. Cleveland Clinic’s Community Care Medical Director explains the importance of community health efforts and talks about response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tailoring Stroke Treatment and Prevention to Populations Who Need It Most
The risk of stroke is up to 2.5 times higher in racial and ethnic minorities than in the general population. That’s why we created our Minority Stroke Program to enhance community outreach efforts.
Care Coordinators Help High-Risk Patients
Cleveland Clinic has 50 care coordinators embedded in primary care practices who help patients manage chronic conditions, connect to resources, schedule health screenings and, ultimately, take control of their healthcare.