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Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Internal Medicine at Bayview has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care,(...)

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Kass Receives Peter Harris Award

Kass Receives Peter Harris Award

David Kass, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recently awarded the 2018 Peter Harris Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Society for Heart Research in recognition of his lifetime contributions of major discoveries to cardiovascular science. He will be presented with the award next August in Brisbane at the 2018 Australasian Section meeting where he(...)

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July Report from the Development Office

July Report from the Development Office

With your help we had a fabulous year, raising $28,014,385 in gifts and pledges for FY17! Thank you to our many partners across the faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine. A few highlights from the 4th quarter include: A $200K bequest intention from Jim Melton for the John Bartlett Specialty Practice in ID(...)

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Enjoy (What’s Left of) Summer!

Enjoy (What’s Left of) Summer!

I hope everyone is taking time away with their families this summer. It's a good time to recharge before school starts. I realize it is still July, but September 5 will be here before you know it. That said, I want to promote the Nursing Diversity Committee’s Back to School Drive. Please refer to the below flyer(...)

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SOM New Faculty Orientation

SOM New Faculty Orientation

As you prepare for the school year, we invite you to mark your calendars for an important learning opportunity. You’re invited to join Paul B. Rothman, M.D., Dean of the medical faculty and CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and the vice deans at the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to(...)

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Trends in Use of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Exceeding 1000 or 4000 International Units Daily, 1999-2014

Trends in Use of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Exceeding 1000 or 4000 International Units Daily, 1999-2014

ARTICLE: Trends in Use of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Exceeding 1000 or 4000 International Units Daily, 1999-2014 AUTHORS: Mary R. Rooney, Lisa Harnack, Erin D. Michos, Rachel P. Ogilvie, Christopher T. Sempos, Pamela L. Lutsey JOURNAL: JAMA. 2017 Jun 20;317(23):2448-2450. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.4392. Since 2000, there has been an increase in research on possible health benefits of vitamin D. However, a 2011 Institute of Medicine (IOM; now the(...)

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NETEC Summit

NETEC Summit

On June 27-28, over a dozen members of the BCU team traveled to Emory University to participate in the second annual National Ebola Training and Education Center Summit. As the HHS Region 3 Ebola and Special Pathogens Treatment Center, the BCU team shared our experiences over the last year with a particular focus on the strides we(...)

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Lennon Named Clinical Director of Gastroenterology

Lennon Named Clinical Director of Gastroenterology

Anne Marie Lennon, associate professor in GI, was recently named clinical director of the Division of Gastroenterology where she will oversee clinical practices at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Green Spring Station. After receiving her medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and a Ph.D. from the University College Dublin, Ann Marie completed her(...)

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Crews and Ladenson Elected to American Board of Internal Medicine

Crews and Ladenson Elected to American Board of Internal Medicine

Deidra Crews, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was named the newest member of the Nephrology Specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Specialty boards are made up of physicians from a diverse range of practice types who develop Certification and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credentials to certify physicians with specialized knowledge.(...)

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Why Answer Documentation Queries?

Why Answer Documentation Queries?

How the state, payors and patients view the quality of care provided by the DOM depends on it. Moreover, this assessment increasingly determines reimbursement. Consider Maryland Hospital Acquired Conditions (MHACs): 46 potentially preventable conditions monitored by the state. At current pace, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, including the DOM, may face a $7-10 million penalty for(...)

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