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Dome - October 2011

October 2011

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Theodore DeWeese and Irene Gage are arranging the pieces of Radiation Oncology’s clinical integration that will involve physicians such as Susan Stinson, Stephen Greco and Laurie Herscher.
INTEGRATING THE HOPKINS MODEL
Theodore DeWeese and Irene Gage are arranging the pieces of Radiation Oncology’s clinical integration that will involve physicians such as Susan Stinson, Stephen Greco and Laurie Herscher.

Articles in this Issue

COVER STORY

  • Radiation Oncology is putting together the pieces of the first major clinical integration as envisioned under Johns Hopkins Medicine 3.0, the enterprise restructuring effort.

LEADERSHIP SPEAKS

  • Ron Peterson, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, makes the case for embarking on a major investment to develop a highly integrated electronic health record system called Epic, designed to improve patient care across Hopkins Medicine’s expanding clinical network.

EDUCATION

  • Expanding its transformational medical education model abroad, Johns Hopkins moved with warp speed to recruit students and faculty in time for the opening in September of the Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine in Malaysia.

IMPROVING PATIENT CARE

  • Concern for the welfare of clinicians and the patients they serve led a team of Johns Hopkins Hospital investigators to better understand the causes of clinician misconduct targeted toward colleagues and to find long-lasting fixes.
  • Redonda Miller, Johns Hopkins Hospital vice president for medical affairs, discusses the new state-mandated form for documenting a patient’s wishes for life-sustaining treatment.

MEDICAL TRAINING

  • The biggest challenge for Sanjay Desai, the new director of the Osler Medical Training Program in the Department of Medicine, is dealing with the cutback in on-duty hours for interns, mandated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

  • Johns Hopkins Bayview was one of the area hospitals that partnered with Baltimore City to offer students interested in health care a six-week practical look at the hospital setting.

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