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Dome - November 2011

November 2011

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Image of the new facilities at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
WHEN A BUILDING BECOMES A HOSPITAL
With the construction complete, Hopkins begins an incredibly complex transition plan for moving patients, staff, equipment, medications and furniture; training 9,000 personnel in dozens of new procedures and processes; and preparing for new financial responsibilities.

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Leadership Speaks

  • Dean/CEO Edward D. Miller talks about his long commitment to patient safety and explains the role the new Armstrong Institute will play in setting standards and protocols for safety and quality throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine

New Clinical Buildings Special

  • Becoming a hospital will bring with it an incredibly complex transition plan for moving patients, staff, equipment, medications and furniture; training 9,000 personnel in dozens of new procedures and processes; and preparing for new financial responsibilities.
  • The new hospital staffs up, creating a bright spot in a downsized market.
  • With the move to the new clinical buildings comes a plan to recycle vacated space.
  • Given its complexity and dependence on interdisciplinary cooperation, the patient move to the Sheikh Zayed Tower and Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center will be a carefully rehearshed operation.
  • With a fresh suite of operating rooms on the horizon in the new hospital, Surgery looked to end a cycle of delays and cancelations plaguing the OR .
  • With the new clinical buildings doubling the area that must be kept safe, the new command center will make that job easier.
  • The interior architecture of the new clinical buildings welcomes and comforts patients and visitors.

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