Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

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Over the past 18 months, Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has worked as part of the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis to create a report focused on the major scientific, epidemiologic, health systems and financing challenges that must be overcome to control TB. The publication, entitled Building a tuberculosis-free world: The Lancet Commission(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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Link to Affidavit of Surrogate Health Care Decision Maker Form in Capacity & ACP Navigator An Affidavit of Surrogate Health Care Decision Maker is required in Maryland when a Health Care Agent has not been designated for a patient who lacks capacity and a surrogate other than a primary family member will be making decisions.(...)

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JHOME Receives Funding to Expand

JHOME Receives Funding to Expand

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Johns Hopkins Home-Based Medicine, or JHOME for short, provides interdisciplinary geriatrics-focused primary care, urgent care, palliative care, behavioral health and case management in the home for older adults who can no longer travel to receive outpatient medical care due to chronic medical conditions. JHOME is a collaboration between the Division of Geriatrics, Johns Hopkins Community(...)

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One Month of Rifapentine plus Isoniazid to Prevent HIV-Related Tuberculosis

One Month of Rifapentine plus Isoniazid to Prevent HIV-Related Tuberculosis

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From Bench to Bedside: Animal Model Leads to Novel, 1-month TB Preventive Therapy Identification and treatment of individuals with latent tuberculosis (TB) infection to prevent development of active disease is an essential pillar of the World Health Organization’s End TB Strategy (https://www.who.int/tb/strategy/end-tb/en/). The most widely used regimen to treat latent TB infection currently is a(...)

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Match Day 2019

Match Day 2019

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We are proud to present the 2019 intern class of the Department of Medicine. These individuals come from top medical schools around the world and have already shown great potential in their fields. We are honored they chose to continue their medical education in our programs, and excited to see what the next academic year(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

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Inpatient - Create a Copy Feature for Discharge Medication Ordering When a provider creates multiple versions of a discharge medication order such as ordering a taper or other series of "daisy chained" prescriptions with overlapping start and end dates, use the Create a Copy Right-click on the medication order and select Create a Copy in(...)

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Patient Safety Outcomes Under Flexible and Standard Resident Duty-Hour Rules

Patient Safety Outcomes Under Flexible and Standard Resident Duty-Hour Rules

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ARTICLE: Patient Safety Outcomes under Flexible and Standard Resident Duty-Hour Rules AUTHORS: Jeffrey H. Silber, Lisa M. Bellini, Judy A. Shea, Sanjay V. Desai, David F. Dinges, Mathias Basner, Orit Even-Shoshan, Alexander S. Hill, Lauren L. Hochman, Joel T. Katz, Richard N. Ross, David M. Shade, Dylan S. Small, Alice L. Sternberg, James Tonascia, Kevin G. Volpp, and David A. Asch for the iCOMPARE Research Group JOURNAL:(...)

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