Partnering with University Hospitals
Bringing advanced care closer to home
In 1997, Southwest General entered a unique partnering agreement with
University Hospitals (UH). A recognized leader in medical care, research and education for more
than 130 years, UH offers an array of comprehensive services, advanced
technologies and exceptional facilities. Its medical staff includes some
of the country’s finest physicians dedicated to providing excellent
patient care and remaining at the forefront of medicine by pioneering
research into the causes and cures of disease.
Through this unique partnering agreement, Southwest General offers its
communities local access to selected services of the following world-renowned
One of America's great children's hospitals and for Clevelanders,
the most trusted name for children. At Southwest General, neonatal nurse
practitioners from UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital work
to provide 24-hour coverage for babies.
A partnership between University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center is designated
by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
It is the only NCI-designated center in Northern Ohio. As an NCI-designated
center, it provides patients with the most current and investigational
therapies, many of which are not available outside a research setting.
Through the partnering agreement, Seidman Cancer Center services are available
on the Health Center's main Campus through the UH Seidman Cancer Center
at Southwest General.