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A Balm for Employees’Aches and Pains
Bad cough? Itchy rash?
For relief, stop by the new Employee Health & Wellness Center

Mary Carole Kirkpatrick had been on the job in Human Resources but a few months when a nasty sore throat got the best of her. She asked a colleague to direct her to the employee health clinic. The response, that there was only an occupational injury clinic, surprised Kirkpatrick, who had assumed that in such a large health care institution there would be a designated place for employees to turn to if they’re not feeling well.

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How Sweet It Is

For the 18th consecutive year, the Johns Hopkins Hospital has earned the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of American hospitals, placing first in three medical specialties and very high in 12 others. To earn the overall No. 1 spot, the Hospital edged out Mayo Clinic, accumulating 30 points in 15 of 16 categories. Hopkins also ranked first in Ear, Nose and Throat, Rheumatology and Urology. It placed No. 2 in Geriatrics, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology and Psychiatry; No. 3 in Cancer, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Endocrinology, Heart and Heart Surgery, and Respiratory Disorders; No. 6 in Kidney Disease and Orthopedics and No. 15 in Rehabilitation. U.S. News analyzed data on more than 5,400 medical centers to produce this year’s specialty rankings.
More: usnews.com/besthospitals and hopkinsmedicine.org

 
   
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