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Steven J. Thompson: Perspectives on Global Collaborative Health Care

About Steven J. Thompson

Steven J. Thompson is chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI) and senior vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine overseeing all of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s international activities. Mr. Thompson founded and leads JHI, providing a focus for all of Johns Hopkins’ international activities. It is the mission of this organization to establish international programs and businesses that are consistent with and support the Johns Hopkins Medicine mission of excellence in clinical care, research and teaching.

Mr. Thompson is an expert on how health care institutions can collaborate internationally on both infrastructure and clinical delivery, how to build local and international pipelines for the recruitment and development of clinicians and other health care personnel, the public-private support of large health care projects, the upgrading of specialty care and patient safety, the role of clinical research in global health care, the increasing importance of preventive medicine, and the special challenges of improving health care in developing regions.

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From Baltimore to Beijing: Adventures in Global Health Care

  1. Guest Post: Transforming an Abu Dhabi Specialty Hospital

    From 2009 until a few months ago, I had the honor of serving as the Johns Hopkins-appointed CEO of Corniche Hospital, a bustling maternity facility in Abu Dhabi. Reflecting back on my time there, I recognize our work as a useful case study on how teams of experts from different parts of the globe, from [...]
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:10:14 +0000

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Decrying a Scourge of Health Care Development - One obstacle that sometimes impedes us here at Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI) from expanding our health care systems collaborations into new regions is a problem of a different sort: corruption. Steven J. Thompson explains.


Six Mistakes Leaders Make When Going Global
Any leader can add the line, “Expand internationally” to his or her company's strategic plan. Converting that intention to profit is an entirely different matter. Steven J. Thompson explains some common mistakes when going global.


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