June Updates

June Updates

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Happy Summer! On behalf of Medical Nursing Administration, we hope that you will have a happy and healthy summer and are able to enjoy some time for family, friends, hobbies and rest. Telesitter Implementation The Remote Patient Monitoring called “telesitter” was successfully implemented on June 8. The room is staffed by specially trained clinical technicians(...)

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Bennett Elected to Faculty Senate

Bennett Elected to Faculty Senate

Posted by  | Congratulations, Leadership

Wendy Bennett, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently elected to represent the Department of Medicine in the Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate provides a mechanism for faculty, fellows and students of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to participate more effectively in the deliberations and governance of  the institution.(...)

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Association of a Bundled Hospital-at-Home and 30-Day Postacute Transitional Care Program With Clinical Outcomes and Patient Experiences

Association of a Bundled Hospital-at-Home and 30-Day Postacute Transitional Care Program With Clinical Outcomes and Patient Experiences

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ARTICLE: Association of a Bundled Hospital-at-Home and 30-Day Postacute Transitional Care Program With Clinical Outcomes and Patient Experiences AUTHORS: Alex D. Federman, Tacara Soones, Linda V. DeCherrie, Bruce Leff, Albert L. Siu JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jun 25. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.2562 Abstract Importance: Hospital-at-home (HaH) care provides acute hospital-level care in a patient’s home as a substitute(...)

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June News

June News

Posted by  | Patient Care

On June 4-5, the BCU team travelled to Minneapolis for the third annual summit of the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC). This two-day conference brought together representatives from the ten Regional Ebola and Special Pathogens Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) as well as officials from the CDC, WHO, ASPR and NIOSH. The summit focused on(...)

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Record Appointed Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education

Posted by  | Congratulations, Education

We are pleased to announce that Janet Record will assume the position of assistant dean for undergraduate medical education, effective July 1. Dr. Record is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and the division of hospital medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She has had a number of important leadership roles in(...)

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Carrese Named Hastings Center Fellow

Carrese Named Hastings Center Fellow

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Joseph Carrese, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently elected as a fellow of the Hastings Center, recognizing him as an individual of outstanding accomplishment whose body of work has informed scholarship and/or a public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care and the life sciences. The Hastings Center was(...)

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Golden Named Woman Worth Watching

Golden Named Woman Worth Watching

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Sherita Golden, executive vice chair, was recently named a winner of the 17th Annual Women Worth Watching Awards from the Profiles in Diversity Journal. She is one of 132 winners from across the globe recognized as an executive leading the way to excellence in the workplace, marketplace and the world. Her profile will be featured(...)

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Comparison of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Assessment by Martin/Hopkins Estimation, Friedewald Estimation, and Preparative Ultracentrifugation

Comparison of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Assessment by Martin/Hopkins Estimation, Friedewald Estimation, and Preparative Ultracentrifugation

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ARTICLE: Comparison of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Assessment by Martin/Hopkins Estimation, Friedewald Estimation, and Preparative Ultracentrifugation Insights From the FOURIER Trial AUTHORS: Seth S. Martin, Robert P. Giugliano, Sabina A. Murphy, Scott M. Wasserman, Evan A. Stein, Richard Češka, José López-Miranda, Borislav Georgiev, Alberto J. Lorenzatti, Matti J. Tikkanen, Peter S. Sever, Anthony C. Keech, Terje R. Pedersen, Marc S. Sabatine JOURNAL: JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jun 13. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1533. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract IMPORTANCE: Recent studies have shown that Friedewald underestimates low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) at lower levels, which(...)

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Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual for Investigator-Initiated Studies

Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual for Investigator-Initiated Studies

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The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Collaborative Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) Workgroup identified a need to provide guidance, training and resources in DSMB practices for investigator-initiated research studies. To promote clinical and translational research, the CTSA Collaborative DSMB Workgroup, supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has produced an online(...)

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