Epic Tip of the Week: Sept 6, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: Sept 6, 2019

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Epic Upgrade Overview Sessions: October 3 Go-Live version May 2019 The virtual sessions will be held the week of September 16-20, 2019 Ambulatory: 9/16 10-11 a.m. Zoom meeting link: https://jhjhm.zoom.us/j/527100841 Zoom call in info: +1 646 558 8656 US (New York), Meeting ID: 527 100 841 9/18 9:30-10:30 a.m. Zoom meeting link: https://jhjhm.zoom.us/j/908608509 Zoom call in info: +1 646 558(...)

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Ludwig Family Department of Medicine Physician-Scientists

Ludwig Family Department of Medicine Physician-Scientists

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On August 8, Dr. Carol Ludwig visited with physician scientists from across the Department of Medicine to hear about the exciting science taking place in the DOM.  At the request of Dr. Ludwig, Dr. Anderson, along with input from division directors, assembled a talented group of presenters for the meeting. The participants were: Karthik Suresh, “Checkpoint(...)

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Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance

Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance

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ARTICLE: Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance AUTHORS: Valerie J. Kinchen, Guido Massaccesi, Andrew I. Flyak, Madeleine C. Mankowski, Michelle D. Colbert, William O. Osburn, Stuart C. Ray, Andrea L. Cox, James E. Crowe Jr., and Justin R. Bailey JOURNAL: J Clin Invest. 2019 Aug 13;130. pii: 130720. doi: 10.1172/JCI130720. Abstract A vaccine for hepatitis C virus (HCV) is urgently needed. Development of broadly-neutralizing plasma antibodies during(...)

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Page Talks About Problems Facing the Baltimore Community

Page Talks About Problems Facing the Baltimore Community

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Check out these NPR-affiliate interviews featuring Kathleen Page, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Kathleen is co-founder of Centro SOL, an organization based at Bayview that offers clinical care, advocacy and education for the Latino community in Baltimore. Below, she talks about the barriers the Latino immigrant community faces in regard to healthcare:(...)

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Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

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ARTICLE: Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia AUTHORS: Robert A. Brodsky JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2019 Aug 15;381(7):647-654. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcp1900554. A 61-year-old woman presents to the emergency department reporting fatigue, increasing dyspnea, and dark urine. The respiratory rate is 30 breaths per minute, the pulse 116 beats per minute, and the oxygen saturation 90% while she is(...)

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August Drills with MedStar

August Drills with MedStar

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Our BCU team has been strengthening partnerships within our state assessment hospitals and frontline facilities this past month. Several members of our team observed and evaluated a full functional drill at MedStar Southern Maryland in Clinton, demonstrating their activation operations in the early hours of the morning. Our team collaborated with Southern Maryland’s emergency management(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: August 23, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: August 23, 2019

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Inpatient - Removal of “Initiate Hypothermia Protocol” Stand-Alone Order The "JHH-BMC ICU Adult Targeted Temperature Management Focused" order set should be selected. The stand-alone order for "Initiate Hypothermia Protocol" will be removed. A screenshot of the above can be found here. Epic Training Portal link

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