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Nanoparticle diffusion in spontaneously expectorated sputum as a biophysical tool to probedisease severity in COPD

Nanoparticle diffusion in spontaneously expectorated sputum as a biophysical tool to probedisease severity in COPD

ARTICLE: Nanoparticle diffusion in spontaneously expectorated sputum as a biophysical tool to probedisease severity in COPD AUTHORS: Jane F. Chisholm, Siddharth K. Shenoy, Julie K. Shade, Victor Kim, Nirupama Putcha, Kathryn A. Carson, Robert Wise, Nadia Hansel, Justin S. Hanes, Jung Soo Suk, Enid Neptune JOURNAL: Eur Respir J. 2019 Jun 4. pii: 1900088. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00088-2019. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract RATIONALE: Perturbations in airway mucus properties contribute to lung function decline in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). While alterations in bulk(...)

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Special Pilot Project Funding Opportunity

Special Pilot Project Funding Opportunity

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(...)

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Sharma Recognized by the American College of Cardiology

Sharma Recognized by the American College of Cardiology

Garima Sharma, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recognized by American College of Cardiology as a cardiologist with Asian roots who has embraced and enriched the global cardiovascular community in advancing heart health. This recognition came as part of Asian Pacific Heritage Month in May. For the full list of cardiovascular professionals recognized, click(...)

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Juliet Allen is Here to Help with Epic

Juliet Allen is Here to Help with Epic

In her role as business solutions analyst, Juliet Allen, MSN, RN, focuses on improving our department’s physician and advanced practice provider experience in and utilization of Epic. She works in close collaboration with DOM faculty to identify clinical functionality concerns, training issues and optimization opportunities to enhance quality and promote proficiency in Epic. Juliet does(...)

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MNet Transition to CTS

MNet Transition to CTS

The Medicine Network team (MNet) is being transitioned into centralized IT support; this move is likely to reduce costs going forward, and aligns with general trends toward centralized IT management. Over the past decade, MNet and central IT have progressively aligned email, device selection, configuration and policies. The shift as of July 1, 2019 was precipitated by a(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: June 28, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: June 28, 2019

All Providers: Epic Will Be Upgraded on July 14, 2019 Quick Start Guides and Power Point tutorials to review changes for some users: Ambulatory Providers Inpatient Providers Upgrade training materials for other Epic applications are available HERE. The Epic Playground has been updated with the new version; practice login IDs are HERE How to File(...)

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June Updates

June Updates

A New Professional Practice Model The new JHH nursing structure will allow us to work as a collaborative body, rather than in our own functional unit. Councils have been created to help determine priorities for JHH professional practice improvements and innovations whose work will then flow to inter-professional/inter-department groups. The process by which a nurse(...)

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Self-medication as Part of Self-management Plans for Patients with COPD – Reply

Self-medication as Part of Self-management Plans for Patients with COPD – Reply

ARTICLE: Self-medication as Part of Self-management Plans for Patients with COPD - Reply AUTHORS: Hanan Aboumatar and Robert Wise JOURNAL: JAMA. 2019 May 21;321(19):1937. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.2076. In Reply We agree with Dr Steurer-Stey that the use of action plans with adequate instructions for self-medication can be helpful for the management of some patients with COPD. However,(...)

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NETEC Summit

NETEC Summit

This month, the BCU team traveled to Denver for the annual National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) Summit. The summit brought together groups from each of the 10 Regional Ebola and Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) to discuss progress, strategies and challenges related to special pathogen preparedness as well as research activities, public health(...)

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Blumenthal Receives Arthur Agatston Award

Blumenthal Receives Arthur Agatston Award

Roger Blumenthal, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recently awarded the 2019 Arthur Agatston Award from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT). He was recognized for his contributions to the optimal management of ischemic heart disease, noninvasive detection of coronary atherosclerosis and the development of new strategies to optimize the management of CVD risk(...)

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