Patient Care

Fingerhood Recognized at Bloomberg American Health Summit

Fingerhood Recognized at Bloomberg American Health Summit

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Michael Fingerhood, associate professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence, was named one of ten heroes in the nation's efforts to address the opioid epidemic by Michael Bloomberg at the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit in Washington D.C. The summit took place on November 29-30 to bring together innovators and policymakers from around the country(...)

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Dragon Medical One is a Hit!

Dragon Medical One is a Hit!

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Since its launch on November 14, Dragon Medical One has stirred up a lot of excitement among clinicians. The voice recognition software now available to physicians and advanced practice providers using Epic across Johns Hopkins Medicine aims to make the chore of entering notes into Epic both faster and easier. For those of you who(...)

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Tabletop Exercises

Tabletop Exercises

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On October 23, the BCU team hosted a tabletop exercise to discuss the logistics behind transporting and caring for pediatric patients with suspected Lassa fever. In a real-life scenario, a patient transport would require coordination and communication with many of our local and state representatives. We partnered with Frederick Memorial Hospital, a Maryland Special Pathogen(...)

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Dragon Medical One Rollout

Dragon Medical One Rollout

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Beginning November 14, the voice recognition software Dragon Medical One will be available for all physician and APP Epic users across JHM to use to dictate notes directly into Epic. In pilot testing, many providers have felt that this has made it much easier and faster to enter Epic notes. Providers can use their cell phones(...)

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Gundareddy and Stewart-Corral Receive Awards of Excellence

Gundareddy and Stewart-Corral Receive Awards of Excellence

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Venkat Gundareddy, assistant professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine and Rona Stewart-Corral, patient care manager on the Carol Ball Medicine Unit, were awarded the Society of Hospital Medicine Maryland Chapter’s annual Physician of the Year and Affiliate of the Year awards on October 11. These awards are bestowed to individuals who display exemplary dedication and innovation(...)

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Maryland Department of Health Readiness Program

Maryland Department of Health Readiness Program

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Over the summer, the BCU team and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) developed a statewide training and education program aimed at supporting and providing resources to frontline and assessment hospitals throughout the state. As a part of this program, the BCU team will travel to each of the five Special Pathogen Assessment Hospitals (SPAH) in(...)

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Martin and Rouf Named Finalists of Nokia-Medicine X Digital Health Challenge

Martin and Rouf Named Finalists of Nokia-Medicine X Digital Health Challenge

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Seth Martin, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, Rosanne Rouf, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, and their team including Michael Yu, Bayview resident, and Francoise Marvel, Cardiology fellow, were named one of five international finalists in the Nokia-Medicine X Digital Health Challenge from Stanford Medicine. They were recognized for their efforts to(...)

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Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

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Each year, the American College of Physicians (ACP) collects nominations for awards and masterships in order to recognize excellence and distinguished contributions to internal medicine. The following members of the DOM were chosen for 2018-2019 and will be honored at the 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting. To see the full list of awardees, visit: https://www.acponline.org/about-acp/awards-masterships-and-competitions/new-masters-and-awardees Jeanne Clark, professor(...)

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Galiatsatos Gives TEDx Talk

Galiatsatos Gives TEDx Talk

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Panagis Galiatsatos, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, recently gave a TEDxBeaconStreet talk about challenges related to patient care and Medicine for the Greater Good, a community engagement initiative from the Center for Innovative Medicine that he co-founded. The talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format, but independently organized by a local(...)

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