Administration

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

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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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Lessons from the AAIM Women in Leadership Development Forum

Lessons from the AAIM Women in Leadership Development Forum

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership, Vice Chair Contributors

On October 20, six women faculty, supported by the DOM, attended the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), Women in Leadership Development Forum. The program focused on practical skills development as well as on strategies for creating a supportive environment that allows diverse faculty to thrive. The skills workshops included Crucial Conversations, Resilience and Sustainability(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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We have raised $6,845,793 this year toward a goal of $20,250,000. A few large commitments that came in the first quarter are a $667,326 bequest intention for the Myositis Center, a total of $500,000 for the Amos Center for Food, Body and Mind in the Center for Innovative Medicine and $300,000 for the Vasculitis Center. A(...)

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Assessing and Improving Hospital Team Communication with Primary Care Providers

Assessing and Improving Hospital Team Communication with Primary Care Providers

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Good communication between hospital providers and primary care providers (PCPs) prevents readmissions, medication errors and dropped treatment plans, but good communication is not the norm. Discharge summaries, a standard form for this communication, are often received late or never at all.1 Direct communication between providers during the hospitalization can be challenging to implement. Phone calls require(...)

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Update Your Faculty Profile

Update Your Faculty Profile

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Faculty profiles are among the most visited pages on the entire hopkinsmedicine.org website. Frequented by patients and researchers both within and outside of Hopkins alike, the faculty profiles can provide a snapshot of your CV, recent publications, credentialed locations and more. While some information is automatically populated based on credentialing, the most effective profiles include bios, research(...)

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New Healthy at Hopkins Portal

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On Oct. 12, the new Healthy at Hopkins online portal launched for staff members. The new portal provides a one-stop shop for employee health resources and information, and also features the incentive program to earn quarterly cash incentives. The portal features include: Integration with wearable devices and mobile apps Information about on-site programs and services(...)

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