Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Clinic

9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 44195, OH, US


Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit, multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a group practice with the mission of providing “Better care of the sick, investigation into their problems and further education of those who serve.”

Each year thousands of patients travel to Cleveland Clinic from every state in the nation and more than 132 countries around the world. In 2011, Cleveland Clinic recorded 5.1 million patient visits.

Cleveland Clinic serves the community by building partnerships with community members and providing numerous health and wellness programs including free health screenings and education. Cleveland Clinic is committed to serving its surrounding neighborhoods and helping people make positive health and wellness choices. In 2011, its community benefit contribution totaled $552.2 million, including $145.6 million in charity care.

A leading medical innovator, Cleveland Clinic counts among its major medical breakthroughs coronary artery bypass surgery, the first near-total face transplant in the United States and the discovery that bariatric surgery controls diabetes.

Cleveland Clinic health system includes eight community hospitals, 16 full-service family health centers, a children's hospital for rehabilitation and one affiliate hospital. Cleveland Clinic facilities can be found throughout Northeast Ohio, as well as in Florida, Nevada, Canada, and Abu Dhabi.

Today, with more than 1,400 beds on Cleveland Clinic main campus and 4,450 beds systemwide, Cleveland Clinic is one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation’s best hospitals, and its heart and heart surgery program has been ranked No. 1 since 1995.


Experts (16)

Joseph Patrnchak, MS

Joseph Patrnchak, MS

Chief Human Resources Officer

Under his leadership, Cleveland Clinic has continued to drive patient satisfaction by emphasizing employee engagement

Employee Engagement Service Culture Employee Health Plan and Wellness Organizational Language as A Lever to Build Caregiver Culture Serving Leadership Total Rewards and Recognition

Bill Peacock, MS

Bill Peacock, MS

Chief of Operations

Mr. Peacock oversees Cleveland Clinic's 46 buildings in Cleveland, as well as its buildings in Canada, Florida, Nevada and Abu Dhabi

International Operations Healthcare Real Estate and Development Sustainable Healthcare Architecture Cleveland Clinic Strategy for Growth Value Based Operations Cost Savings in Healthcare Delivery Health System Integration

C. Martin Harris, MD, MBA

C. Martin Harris, MD, MBA

Chief Information Officer

Using IT strategically and effectively is the prescription for improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs

Healthcare Management Healthcare Technology Medical Informatics Healthcare Information and Management Systems Ehealth Trends and Innovations Value: Driving the Cost Curve Down Clinical Informatics Health Information Technology's Power and Potential

Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN

Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN

Associate Chief Nursing Officer, CCHS

Joan Kavanagh ensures that the right nurses are matched to the right jobs and that professional development keeps them engaged

Nursing and Faculty Shortage Competency Assessment Nursing as A Career Simulation in Nursing Education Preparation to Practice Gap Orientation Onboarding and Professional Development Nursing Education

James Merlino, MD

James Merlino, MD

Chief Experience Officer

Under Dr. Merlino’s leadership, Cleveland Clinic is driving not only patient satisfaction, but also safety, quality and value

Patient Experience

Eileen M. Sheil, MPA

Eileen M. Sheil, MPA

Executive Director, Corporate Communications

From working with the media and communicating with transparency, to crisis communications, learn why communication cannot be underestimated

Communication Strategy Working With the Media Communication Ethics Crisis Communications Organizational Transparency

James K. Stoller, MD, MS

James K. Stoller, MD, MS

Chair, Education Institute

Cleveland Clinic's leading expert on physician leadership development offers provocative ideas and new perspectives to your audience

Physician Leadership Leadership in Healthcare Developing Physician Leaders

J. Michael Henderson, MD

J. Michael Henderson, MD

Chief Quality Officer

From this safety and quality expert, learn how a successful model of care can improve outcomes, reduce hospital-acquired infections and more

Patient Safety Quality and Safety Collaborations Implementing Systems to Manage Quality/Patient Safety Healthcare Reform (Quality Portions) Value Based Purchasing New Models of Care

Robert Wyllie, MD

Robert Wyllie, MD

Chief Medical Operations Officer

Inspires leaders to use business intelligence and continuous improvement tools to boost operational efficiencies and drive down costs

Continuous Improvement Cost Reduction Service Line Performance Management Length of Stay Initiatives Operating Room Management Efficiency in Health Care Medical Operations

Lisa Yerian, MD

Lisa Yerian, MD

Medical Director, Continuous Improvement Director, Hepatobilliary Pathology; Assistant Professor of Pathology

An expert in continuous improvement in healthcare and continuous improvement tools including business intelligence dashboards

Leading Change and Organizational Culture Continuous Improvement in Healthcare Organizational Learning and Improvement Application in Continuous Improvement Principles

Industry Experience (5)

  • Health Care - Facilities
  • Health Care - Providers
  • Health Care - Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education/Learning

Expertise Overview

98 Areas of Expertise

67 Industry Experience

91 Event Appearances

31 Talks