Collaborative Corner

A Checklist for Collaboration

A Checklist for Collaboration

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At The Johns Hopkins Hospital, we meet as a group, identify a problem, seek a solution, go to the evidence, scour the literature for best practices and email all the links to our workgroup hoping for a breakthrough… Maybe we just need to make a list. Mattessich and Monsey, (1992) reviewed over one hundred research(...)

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Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

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FY16 Data: Geography and Boarding Hours Almost 80 percent of our Medicine patients are assigned to the home unit of their service thru February. FY16 data shows Emergency Department patients admitted to Medicine average an 11.7 hour wait time, corresponding to a current department rate of 90 percent occupancy. Dr. Charles Locke, MD: Thayer Firm(...)

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Collaborative Practice is Best Practice

Collaborative Practice is Best Practice

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As healthcare evolves, Johns Hopkins Medicine encourages clinicians to constantly seek “best practice.” Best practice enables clinicians to improve performance and the deliver the safest, patient-centered care possible. As a leader in innovation and discovery, best practice is woven into so much of our Johns Hopkins Medicine daily practice. We incorporate “Best Practice Advisory” into(...)

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Why Collaborative Practice?

Why Collaborative Practice?

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Many of us have experienced the incredible sense of satisfaction that results from being involved in meaningful interdisciplinary experiences in which the whole was truly greater than the sum of the parts. Magic happened as each individual brought their unique perspective, knowledge and skills to solve a problem. Collaboration is defined as: a mutually beneficial(...)

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