Administration

Celebrate National Women Physicians Day!

Celebrate National Women Physicians Day!

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

Today marks the second annual National Women Physicians Day in honor of Elizabeth Blackwell's birthday. Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in America, opening the door for women to pursue a career that had not previously been available to them. It is clear today that the tides have changed with almost 9,000 women(...)

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Year-End Results for Fundraising

Year-End Results for Fundraising

Posted by  | Administration

*pictured above: Rich Johns, Bob Johns, Mark Anderson, John Flynn, Jim Johns, Landon King, Sanjay Desai and seated, Dick Johns December was a busy month, and we are pleased to share that we have received $13,561,085 in gifts and pledges from donors toward our goal of $20,250,000.   Top commitments included: Dr. Richard Johns, $1,150,000 pledge for(...)

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Ferreira Named Division Administrator

Ferreira Named Division Administrator

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Doug Ferreira was named the senior administrative manager for the Division of Infectious Disease at Bayview Medical Center. Born and raised in Vermont, he attended George Washington University where he earned a bachelor's degree in International Affairs. He then spent 10 years in the United States Marine Corps before he decided to pursue a graduate(...)

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Johns Hopkins Safety Culture Assessment

Johns Hopkins Safety Culture Assessment

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

Employees who work in clinical areas are invited to provide feedback on safety and teamwork in the workplace by completing the systemwide Johns Hopkins Safety Culture Assessment. Conducted once every 18 to 24 months, this assessment is one of the most important ways in which we learn how to improve as both a place to(...)

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Leadership Rounding to Begin

Leadership Rounding to Begin

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

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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Paul Scheel to Step Down as Director of Nephrology

Paul Scheel to Step Down as Director of Nephrology

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

We write to inform you that after 30 years with our department, Paul Scheel will be moving on to become Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Chief Executive Officer of Washington University Physicians, the school’s faculty practice, effective July 1, 2017. Paul has stood out(...)

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Significant Changes in Processes for Computer Purchase and Network Security

Significant Changes in Processes for Computer Purchase and Network Security

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

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

Posted by  | Administration

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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