Patient Care

Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

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Free screenings of the new HBO movie, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” starring Oprah Winfrey. Location: Turner Auditorium Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 Time: FOUR options throughout the day (8 a.m., Noon, 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.) Tickets are free, but must be secured prior to attending the show. Click here for tickets: http://www.insidehopkinsmedicine.org/news/news_detail_page.cfm?id=21247

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Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

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Use Smartlinks to quickly calculate risk prediction models like ASCVD, Framingham score or MELD. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post example screenshots on the blog. To view this post, visit: https://jh.box.com/s/sj4wzyjlwxiwwtskthhrn33vhzabcdow -Tim Niessen, assistant professor in GIM and Epic superuser

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Epic Tip of the Week: Smartlinks

Epic Tip of the Week: Smartlinks

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Use Smartlinks that import radiographic impressions instead of full reports when copying imaging reports into notes.  .RISIMP24H imports impressions of imaging results from the last 24 hours, .RISIMP72H imports impressions of imaging results from the last 72 hours .RISRSLTIMP imports impressions of imaging results from the current encounter. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post(...)

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New Endoscopy Family Lounge Opens

New Endoscopy Family Lounge Opens

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On Monday, March 27, the five-year-old Endoscopy family lounge reopened after having been under renovations since January 7. The newly renovated space, located on the main floor of the Sheikh Zayed tower, features a highly contemporary look, custom furniture, fish tanks, technology device charging ports, patient tracking monitors and a multilingual Johns Hopkins registration mural.(...)

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The BCU Visits the Original Biocontainment Unit

The BCU Visits the Original Biocontainment Unit

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Spring is finally here and the BCU has been in full swing gearing up for a season of preparedness activities. In addition to our regularly scheduled training activities, we have participated in several exciting events since our last post. The BCU welcomed Eric Toner from the Center for Health Security as our guest speaker at(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: Fishbones

Epic Tip of the Week: Fishbones

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Use fishbones for CBCs and BMPs to organize lab data in notes. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post example screenshots on the blog. To see this week's Epic Tip of the Week, visit: https://jh.box.com/s/aq7sl27olbaqv5rh8aup1iboapncosrt -Tim Niessen, assistant professor in GIM and Epic superuser

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Epic Tip of the Week: New Order Flag

Epic Tip of the Week: New Order Flag

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Add the “New Orders” column to your patient lists to better supervise order entry on the wards. The New Orders flag is a fantastic way to supervise order entry because it allows quick inspection of new orders, who placed them, and when – all from the patient census. Add it to your patient list by(...)

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Impact Report from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education

Impact Report from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education

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The Center for Clinical Global Health Education, led by Robert Bollinger, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, aims to improve health outcomes in resource limited countries through infectious disease research and education. Since its inception in 2005, the center has developed local partnerships in 20 countries. To see their recently published impact report, visit one(...)

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ID Opens the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice

ID Opens the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice

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The Division of Infectious Diseases is excited to announce the opening of the John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice on Monday, May 8. This state-of-the-art, 25 exam room clinic at 1717 E. Monument Street will co-locate services for patients with an array of infectious diseases including infections obtained after transplantation or on medical devices, HIV and(...)

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