The Community Outreach group at Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Center sought input from people at local faith-based organizations to better understand and address the history of health disparities in the community.
Cleveland Clinic Launches Center for Infant and Maternal Health
A new initiative uses community connections and tailored medical and behavioral approaches to reduce the impact of socioeconomic imbalances for mothers and infants.
ED Nurses Deliver Care Backpacks to Homeless People
Homelessness, challenging in the best of times, is exacerbated during a global pandemic. Frontline caregivers at Cleveland Clinic main campus handed out backpacks with essential items to help temporarily ease the burden.
Making Virtual Connections
During the COVID-19 pandemic, ambulatory care management nurses at Cleveland Clinic have used telehealth to monitor COVID-positive patients at home, manage patients with chronic conditions and more.
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Care That Spans A World in Crisis
Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, Cleveland Clinic nurses jumped into action by cross-training to aid in critical care settings, traveling to hard-hit areas to lend a hand and helping set up a surge hospital on main campus.
Becoming a Nurse Activist
Nurses can make a difference beyond the bedside by getting informed and taking a stand on issues that matter to them. A CNS from Cleveland Clinic offers five tips for becoming a nurse activist.
Relay for Life Team Ramps Up Efforts
ICU nurses from Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital have organized a Relay for Life team that does more than walk. From a catered dinner to a 5K race, the team spearheads events to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Nurses Lead Local Effort to “Stop the Bleed”
Learning bleeding control techniques is just as valuable as learning CPR. Nurses at Medina Hospital use the “Stop the Bleed” national campaign to teach life-saving skills to the local community.
Blanketing the Community in Warmth
Cleveland Clinic nurses hold an annual drive to make and collect blankets for a local homeless shelter. They provide more than warm blankets: Tucked inside each one is information on free health screenings.