Patient Care

JHM Clinical Award Winners

JHM Clinical Award Winners

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Congratulations to the following members of the Department of Medicine who were named 2018 recipients of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams by the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians. These awards were created to honor the physicians and care teams who embody the best in clinical excellence. The following winners(...)

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Celebrating the Holidays

Celebrating the Holidays

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To celebrate the holidays, the BCU team threw a party at Urban Axes Baltimore on Saturday, December 15. With 33 attendees, this team building exercise was a huge success and allowed staff members in different functional areas to get to know one another better. With tournaments to test BCU members' axe throwing skills, this was(...)

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Aucott Named Chair of Tick-Borne Disease Working Group

Aucott Named Chair of Tick-Borne Disease Working Group

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Johns Aucott, associate professor in the Division of Rheumatology, was named the chair of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group, a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services advisory committee established by Congress in the 21st Century Cures Act. The group aims to provide subject matter expertise and to review federal efforts related to all tick-borne diseases,(...)

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Fingerhood and Alvanzo Recognized at Bloomberg American Health Summit

Fingerhood and Alvanzo Recognized at Bloomberg American Health Summit

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Michael Fingerhood, associate professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence, and Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, were named two of ten heroes recognized 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(...)

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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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