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.
- Getting Big Results from a Small Business Unit (Harvard Business Review)
- Partnering Overseas: Opportunities and Cautions (Becker's Hospital Review)
- The Perils of Partnering in Developing Markets (Harvard Business Review)
- Medical Tourism Could Improve Quality, Accessibility and Safety of Health Care Globally (Chicago Tribune)
- Cost Not the Most Important Factor (Royal Gazette - Bermuda)
- Medical Tourism and Travel: What it Means for Your Hospital (Becker's Hospital Review)
From Baltimore to Beijing: Adventures in Global Health Care
In our collaborations with health care providers around the world aimed at improving quality, safety and access, every project is unique. But one thing that’s pretty close to universal is encouraging our collaborators to strive for international accreditation. Typically we’ll work with them to achieve Joint Commission International accreditation, which is the most widely recognized [...]Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:00:40 +0000http://international.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2013/12/11/what-inspires-improvement/
Side-by-Side with a Leading Brazilian Hospital - JHI recently announced a new collaboration with a leading hospital in Brazil. Steven J. Thompson's latest podcast explains the importance of this agreement and the impact it will have in Brazil.
Think About Taking Your Career International
Many people in all stages of life are taking a step back from conventional notions of career paths and wondering if they ought to be doing something different. If you are one of those people, consider a career that takes you into other countries, and particular into those regions that aren't yet fully industrialized. Steven J. Thompson explains why.