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
There is no shortage of challenges when it comes to bringing affordable access to high-quality, safe health care for populations in countries that don’t yet have it. You need a sound and actionable vision, willing investors, government support, a pool of skilled clinicians, nurses and administrators, and an adequate educational infrastructure, among other resources. If [...]Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:27:23 +0000http://international.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/02/27/decrying-a-scourge-of-health-care-development/
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Lies Data Tell Us
Businesses, and increasingly all of society, have become intensely data-driven. All this data is often put to good use, resulting in genuinely better decisions, as well as faster ones. But it's also easy to over-rely on or even outright misapply data, ending up with worse decisions. Data frequently misleads, and sometimes outright lies. Steven J. Thompson explains why.