Navigation Links
Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth Collaborate on Free Medical Clinic May 2-3
Date:4/27/2009

Cleveland's Free Event Is One Of Nation's Largest

CLEVELAND, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland's three leading hospital systems -- Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth -- will join forces to staff one of the nation's largest free medical clinics May 2-3 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, Ohio.

The event, organized by Remote Area Medical (RAM) Ohio, will bring together doctors, nurses and additional medical personnel to offer free medical, dental and vision care to the uninsured and underinsured.

Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth, as well as other hospitals and private practices in Northeast Ohio, will provide more than 1,000 doctors, nurses and medical, dental and vision professionals during the two days. All told, nearly 2,000 community members have volunteered to support this event.

"In a down economy, where many have been left without insurance coverage, this partnership is unprecedented, and shows how a city can truly unify to help each other," said Gary Hoffman, M.D., Cleveland Clinic.

"Cleveland is a resilient city and although these are hard times, we are proud to take our services on the road and offer care to those in need," said Jeff Ponsky, M.D., University Hospitals.

This free medical event will open its doors at 6:00 a.m. on May 2 and 3. Access to the parking lot will open at midnight on both days. This is a statewide multi-sector collaborative. Services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. No proof of income or citizenship is required. Participants should expect to wait in long lines and understand that it may not be possible to serve everyone. For more information, visit www.ramohio.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cleveland Clinic
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cleveland Trials Set In Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) Gadolinium MRI Side Effects Cases
2. Cleveland Clinic First To Perform Nephrectomy Completely Transvaginally
3. Cleveland Conference: Quality Healthcare Can and Should Cost Less
4. Accenx Teams With Cleveland Clinic to Showcase Innovative Opportunities for Healthcare Providers at HIMSS09
5. Cleveland Clinic Launches Ground-Breaking Wellness Program To Reverse Effects of Common Chronic Diseases
6. Cleveland Attorneys Recognized as Ohio Super Lawyers
7. Cleveland Clinic Offering Free Online Videos to Encourage Health and Wellness
8. NorTech, Crains Cleveland Business Honor 2009 Innovation Award Winners
9. Cleveland Clinic Enters into Agreement with MinuteClinic
10. 2008 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize recognizes science paper on limb regeneration in newts
11. Cleveland Clinic Launches Ground-Breaking Wellness Program To Reverse Effects of Common Chronic Diseases
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 30, 2016 , ... Mercy College is expanding ... The following programs will be expanding due to high demand: Master of Business Administration ... will begin this summer. , School of Business Graduate Program Chair Dr. ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Shamangelic Healing, Sedona Arizona's ... brand Alpha BRAIN and New Mood Daily-Stress Formula for brain optimization and wellness ... to the store is just one more way Shamangelic Healing supports people’s quest ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Dr. ... of best seller "LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") addresses touchy topics related to Death ... podcasted thereafter . Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of a plethora of essential ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... A new study ... severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia have better survival rates if surgery is performed early. ... condition where the diaphragm fails to form completely, letting abdominal organs into the ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... patented products, announces the Gyrociser, an exercise invention which aids in proper muscle ... says Scott Cooper, CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing. "Globalization has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... 28, 2016 Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, ... PIONEERS 2016 conference, presented by Joseph Gunnar & ... New York . Nadav Kidron , CEO ... Presentation Details:   PIONEERS 2016, ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... New market research titled ... report that provides an overview of the Osteoarthritis,s ... identifying new targets and MOAs to produce first-in-class ... in this H1 2016 Osteoarthritis Pipeline report include ... Abiogen Pharma S.p.A., Ablynx NV, Achelios Therapeutics, Inc., ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... PARIS , April 27, 2016 ... Year-Over-Year Including 42% Growth in Recurring Consumable Sales  ... Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext: MKEA, OTCQX: MKEAY) ... today announced its sales for the first quarter ended ... business and the execution of its commercial strategy. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: