Administration

Leadership Rounding to Begin

Leadership Rounding to Begin

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This month, the Department of Medicine administration launched a formalized structure of leadership rounding. Administrators in the Department of Medicine will round on staff in our inpatient units and procedural areas to learn what we can do to better support our staff. Each inpatient unit or procedural area will be visited approximately once every five(...)

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What Happens When the Weather is Bad?

What Happens When the Weather is Bad?

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care, Vice Chair Contributors

Now in the cold days of January, winter storms are always a possibility. This is the time to review the Inclement Weather guidelines. Below is the updated version sent by Ambulatory Services. These policies apply to ambulatory clinics. Decisions regarding closures are made by the Incident Command Team with leadership representation present for JHH, Bayview and(...)

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Significant Changes in Processes for Computer Purchase and Network Security

Significant Changes in Processes for Computer Purchase and Network Security

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On Dec 1, 2016, a new Computing Device Acquisition policy (document access limited to JH personnel) went into effect across all of Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Health System. This policy affects the way that computing devices are purchased, how they are configured for network access and how they are managed by IT(...)

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REQUIRED: Compliance Basics 2017 Course

REQUIRED: Compliance Basics 2017 Course

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Please remember to complete the required annual compliance basic training for all JHM employees that is due by Friday, January 13. It should take less than 10 minutes. This e-learning course provides an overview of the Johns Hopkins Health System compliance program and provides guidance on reporting suspected wrongdoing or violations within our organization. All(...)

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Meyer Opening

Meyer Opening

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care, Vice Chair Contributors

The DOM is excited to announce the opening of Meyer 8 and 9 on Wednesday, December 14 after extensive renovations. Outlined below are the plans for these two units: Meyer 8, with its 24 private rooms, will replace H2O2. These beds will house the hospitalist patients as well as MEG patients. Meyer 9 will have 21(...)

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Bridge Funding in DOM

Bridge Funding in DOM

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

In the present funding environment, many productive investigators may episodically struggle to maintain continuous grant support. At these critical time-points, shifting effort from research to clinical activities or losing key members of your research team is counter-productive to successfully competing for grant funding. To date, institutional support to cover gaps in funding, thereby bridging faculty,(...)

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Ambulatory Updates–Initiatives to Improve Patient Care Access

Ambulatory Updates–Initiatives to Improve Patient Care Access

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There are several exciting initiatives taking place in the Johns Hopkins ambulatory setting to enhance care delivery. First, the Johns Hopkins Patient Access Process Improvement group has been promoting the use of Appointment Issue Tracker (AIT) to record issues related to the quality of scheduled appointments made by central scheduling. Benefits of AIT are: Centralized(...)

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