So Much Good News!

So Much Good News!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Check out our Medical Nursing Newsletter here: Medical Nursing Updates One Year CLABSI-Free! We want to recognize many of our Medicine units that have now celebrated one year without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI): CHU, Nelson 3, Nelson 6, Nelson 7 and Nelson 8.  This achievement represents dedication and skill from the nurses in assuring(...)

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Fasting vs Non-Fasting and Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Accuracy

Fasting vs Non-Fasting and Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Accuracy

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ARTICLE: Fasting vs Non-Fasting and Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Accuracy AUTHORS: Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jihwan Park, Asieh Golozar, Mariana Lazo, Renato Quispe, Eliseo Guallar, Roger S. Blumenthal, Steven R. Jones, Seth S. Martin JOURNAL: Circulation. 2017 Oct 16; 117.03067. Abstract Background: Recent recommendations favoring non-fasting lipid assessment may impact low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) estimation. The novel method of LDL-C estimation (LDL-CN) uses a flexible approach to derive patient-specific(...)

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Research Priorities in Pathophysiology for Sleep-disordered Breathing in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement

Research Priorities in Pathophysiology for Sleep-disordered Breathing in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement

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ARTICLE: Research Priorities in Pathophysiology for Sleep-disordered Breathing in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement AUTHORS: Atul Malhotra, Alan R. Schwartz, Hartmut Schneider, Robert L. Owens, Pamela DeYoung, MeiLan K. Han, Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Nadia N. Hansel, Michelle R. Zeidler, Kevin C. Wilson, and M. Safwan Badr; on behalf of the ATS Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory(...)

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Marr, Moore and Sulkowski Elected to Association of American Physicians

Marr, Moore and Sulkowski Elected to Association of American Physicians

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Kieren Marr, Richard Moore and Mark Sulkowski, professors in the Division of Infectious Diseases, were recently elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP)'s 2018 cohort. The AAP is a nonprofit, professional organization founded in 1885 for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.” They will be inducted at the 2018 AAP/ASCI/APSA Annual Meeting in Chicago in April.(...)

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Center for Clinical Global Health Education 2017 Year in Review

Center for Clinical Global Health Education 2017 Year in Review

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The Center for Clinical Global Health Education, led by Robert Bollinger, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, aims to improve health outcomes in resource limited countries through infectious disease research and education. To see their recently published impact report, visit one of the links below. Flipbook: http://issuu.com/ccghe/docs/2017-year-in-review?e=17124323/58213098 PDF: https://main.ccghe.net/sites/default/files/assets/documents/2017-Year-in-Review-.pdf

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Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

The Johns Hopkins Health System High Value Care Committee was recently named the recipient of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)’s Award of Excellence in Teamwork in QI. The committee’s goal is to improve patient care quality while eliminating wasteful practices across the health system. Committee members include: Amit Pahwa, GIM Lenny Feldman, GIM Mike Borowitz,(...)

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Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center Grant

Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center Grant

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BACKGROUND The Hopkins Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center was established in June of 2011 to advance fundamental and translational gastrointestinal research at Hopkins. The Core mission is to bring together GI investigators and encourage others in the community to enter this area of research. This is accomplished by: Providing cutting-edge resources that(...)

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Disney and Schneider Named Clinical Leaders

Disney and Schneider Named Clinical Leaders

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Sarah Disney was named the administrative director for JHH inpatient operations and JHH/JHBMC endoscopy, effective February 1. Sarah’s appointment to this role marks an expansion of her responsibility as the administrative director of the Endoscopy Unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She will work closely with the department’s vice chairs and(...)

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