Cleveland Clinic Issues Statement on Fairview Hospital Sexual Assault

Cleveland, OH - The Cleveland Clinic has issued this statement regarding the sexual assault allegations at Fairview Hospital:

We regret the actions of an individual, not associated with the hospital, who was arrested last night after a report that he assaulted three patients. We are working closely with the patients involved to ensure that they receive thorough follow-up care, support and services.

As a result of this random act, we have taken steps to increase security and are re-educating our employees about their important role in helping to protect patients, visitors, and staff.

We are also reviewing our policies and procedures to ensure that all necessary precautions are taken. We are fully committed to doing everything possible to maintain a safe environment. Further, we are assisting the Cleveland Police Department with their investigation.