Patient Care

Zenilman to Lead Bayview’s Armstrong Institute

Zenilman to Lead Bayview’s Armstrong Institute

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Jonathan Zenilman, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently selected to direct the expansion of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. The new location will help further the institute's mission to eliminate preventable harm, improve patient outcomes and experiences and reduce waste in health care. Full(...)

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Second Annual NETEC Site Visit

Second Annual NETEC Site Visit

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The BCU team hosted the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) for their second annual Hopkins site visit on May 17-18. NETEC faculty were on hand from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Emory University and Bellevue Hospital to meet with the BCU team and to share best practices in high containment care. The(...)

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John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice Now Open

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Monday, May 8 marks the opening of the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice honoring the former director of the Division of Infectious Diseases who spent more than 25 years leading efforts to improve and develop treatments for patients with infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS. The dedication event and ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Monday, May 1 with over(...)

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Dysautonomia: Beyond Fight or Flight

Dysautonomia: Beyond Fight or Flight

Posted by  | CME, Patient Care

Time Title Speaker 8:30-8:45 Coffee Introduction 8:45-8:55 Welcome Christos Georgiades, M.D. Ph.D. 8:55-9:15 Autonomic Neuroscience for the 21st Century: Beyond Fight or Flight. Lawrence P. Schramm, Ph.D. 9:15-9:30 Patient Perspective Phyllis Teiko Anatomy & Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System 9:30-9:50 Anatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System Vassilis Koliatsos, M.D. 9:50-10:10 Back to Basics- Novel(...)

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Palliative Care Unit is Now Open

Palliative Care Unit is Now Open

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The inpatient Palliative Care Unit (PCU) has officially opened on Meyer 9 and is accepting patients. We currently have 4 dedicated palliative medicine beds, with plans to increase to 11 beds by the end of 2017. All patients who are admitted to the PCU require a consult by a palliative medicine provider, with admission or(...)

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The BCU’s Biggest Drill Yet

The BCU’s Biggest Drill Yet

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The BCU participated in an international preparedness drill organized by the State Department and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) in early April. Eleven mock patients were flown from West Africa in a new biocontainment transport system. On arrival to Dulles, the patients were transported to one of five Regional Ebola and Special(...)

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Updates to CRISP Access

Updates to CRISP Access

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We are writing to inform you of several changes being made across Johns Hopkins Medicine to improve access to and broaden the number of users of the Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP), Maryland's statewide health information exchange. These changes will be effective on March 13 at noon and are outlined below. Current(...)

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