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President Obama's Visit to Cleveland Clinic Provides Look at High-Quality, Cost-Effective Healthcare Delivery Model
Date:7/23/2009

Tour Includes Demonstration of Robotically Assisted Heart Valve Repair

CLEVELAND, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, President Barack Obama visited Cleveland Clinic for an inside look at its model of healthcare, how it utilizes health information technology, and a demonstration in the operating room. The visit gave the president a sense of how the Clinic provides patients with cost-effective, high-quality clinical results.

The president's tour included a presentation on the Clinic's health information technology (HIT) initiatives and a demonstration of robotically assisted heart valve repair that speeds up patients' recovery time and decreases cost.

"We are honored to have President Obama at the Cleveland Clinic today to observe our patient-centered system that delivers high-quality care to patients while controlling costs," said Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, M.D., CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic. "We strongly believe that our focus on quality, efficiency, wellness and prevention combined with clinical innovation and health information technology positions Cleveland Clinic as a leader in healthcare and a model for the future."

President Obama's visit included a demonstration of robotically assisted mitral valve repair. This minimally invasive technique is an example of how Cleveland Clinic - ranked No. 1 for heart care for 15 straight years by U.S. News & World Report - provides outstanding outcomes at lower costs. Compared with valve replacement, mitral valve repair provides better long-term survival, lower risk of complications, and usually avoids the need for long-term use of blood thinners.

Cleveland Clinic has performed about 500 robotic heart surgeries - more than any facility in the country - with 0 percent hospital mortality and 99 percent success. Robotic valve repair results in sh
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