Administration

Juliet Allen is Here to Help with Epic

Juliet Allen is Here to Help with Epic

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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

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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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Director’s Reflections: Assessment of Physical Exam and Communication Skills (APECS)

Director’s Reflections: Assessment of Physical Exam and Communication Skills (APECS)

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Recently, through studies like the iCOMPARE trial, we have learned the alarming truth that interns and residents spend only a small fraction of their time interacting with patients. What’s more, there is no formalized assessment of skill built into graduate medical education in this country. It is easy to see the problems this could cause(...)

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National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week

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National Nurses Week occurs every year from May 6-12 in honor of the birthday of Florence Nightingale, known to be the founder of modern nursing. The holiday is meant celebrate the often unsung heroes of health care while thanking nurses and honoring their accomplishments. We in the Department of Medicine would like to take this(...)

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SOM Faculty Open Photo Shoot

SOM Faculty Open Photo Shoot

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All full-time School of Medicine faculty members who have not taken a formal photo in the last five years are invited to sit for a professional portrait. Photos will be used for Johns Hopkins related marketing and communications materials, and you will be provided with an electronic version that you may use for Johns Hopkins(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Doctors’ Day

Director’s Reflections: Doctors’ Day

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National Doctors’ Day was created to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. I would like to take this opportunity to do exactly that for the physicians in the Department of Medicine. Last year alone, you made over 408,000 inpatient and outpatient encounters. Despite such a heavy workload, your contributions have helped(...)

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