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Cleveland Clinic lists Top Ten Medical Innovations for 2015

 By Alan Lenhoff, editor on November 16, 2014

The Cleveland Clinic has announced its ninth annual list of Top Ten Medical Innovations that are likely to have a major impact on improving patient care in the coming year. The list was selected by a panel of 110 Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists. The Top Ten Medical Innovations for 2015 are: 1. Mobile stroke unit. High-tech ambulances...


 

 

 

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