Cleveland Clinic's Heart and Vascular Institute clinical affiliations are highlighted in this article.
Excerpt from "The Strategy That Will Fix Healthcare:"
"The Cleveland Clinic’s Heart and Vascular Institute, a pioneering IPU [integrated practice unit] in cardiac and vascular care, has 19 hospital affiliates spanning the Eastern seaboard. Successful clinical affiliations such as these are robust—not simply storefronts with new signage and marketing campaigns—and involve close oversight by physician and nurse leaders from the parent organization as well as strict adherence to its practice models and measurement systems. Over time, outcomes for standard cases at the Clinic’s affiliates have risen to approach its own outcomes."
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