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The performance priority was the focus of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meeting on March 31, 2016 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Ronald Werthman, chief financial officer and panelists talked about the Maryland Waiver, supply chain transformation and health care value. If you missed the meeting you can view it online.
Read the latest articles and view the videos that bring to life the six strategic priorities: people, biomedical discovery, patient- and family-centered care, education and performance. Learn more.
Dean/CEO Paul Rothman’s delivered his State of Johns Hopkins Medicine on the institution’s progress on our strategic priorities, as well as our business and technology ventures, the Hopkins Local initiative and community engagement, and how we are doing more with less. If you missed the Dec. 10, 2015, presentation, you can view it online.
Paul Rothman, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, will deliver the State of Johns Hopkins Medicine address on Thursday, Dec. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. in Turner Auditorium on the East Baltimore campus. Get an update on the institution’s progress on our strategic priorities, research initiatives and clinical innovations. The annual presentation will be simulcast at additional Johns Hopkins Medicine campuses. More.
Steven Kravet, president of Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, presented “Addressing the Ills of Primary Care Practice,” and Colleen Christmas, director of the school of medicine’s primary care leadership track, presented “Leading in Primary Care Medical Education.” View the Oct. 30 presentations online.
The strategic priority of people was the focus of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meeting held at Howard County General Hospital on Sept. 18, 2015. The discussion focused on diversity and inclusion, wellness, employee engagement and recognition. View the meeting online.
View the Sept. 8 Town Meeting. Patient- and family-centered care was the focus of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meeting held at The Johns Hopkins Hospital on Sept. 8, 2015. As part of a panel discussion on what we’re doing to enhance the patient experience, coordinate patients’ care and transition them from the hospital to home, patient Podge Reed Jr. shared his thoughts on what makes a positive hospital stay. View the meeting online.
The Johns Hopkins Medicine’s people pillar was the focus of the Town Meetings at Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital on July 31, 2015. Hear what the panelists had to say about health and wellness, recognizing employee excellence and how we develop, engage and recruit our employees. Also, hear remarks from Paul B. Rothman, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Ronald R. Peterson, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System and EVP of Johns Hopkins Medicine, about the Strategic Plan. View the Sibley Memorial and Suburban town meetings. More.
Town Meetings at Sibley and Suburban Hospitals
Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meetings will be held on Friday, July 31, at Sibley Memorial Hospital from noon to 1 p.m. in the Medical Building, conference room 4, and at Suburban Hospital from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The meeting will feature a panel discussion on the people priority. Read more.
The core values will become the standards of excellence as the health system transforms the culture of delivering patient- and family-centered care to one that creates a five star patient experience. Also, health system employees will be evaluated on how well their job performance exemplifies the institution’s core values. Download a fun poster that defines the core values, and learn more in Inside Hopkins and Dome.
To enhance patient care, the new state-of-the-art Biocontainment Unit recently opened at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and is prepared to safely care for patients with highly infectious diseases, without compromising the health and safety of other patients, families and care teams. View a video about how the new unit was constructed, then take a virtual tour. Learn more.
The next Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meeting will be held Monday, June 29, from noon to 1 p.m. in Hurd Hall at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The focus will be on the integration strategic priority. Watch for more details.
Landon King, executive vice dean, led a panel of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers and associate deans that shared information on their research, updates on biomedical discovery and how Johns Hopkins Medicine can integrate research across the institution at the Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meeting on April 2. If you were not able to attend, you can view the panel discussion or the full meeting at your convenience.
A new resource—the Strategic Plan priorities myLearning module—is available to all Johns Hopkins Medicine faculty and staff. This 10-minute course provides an overview of each priority and is followed by a quiz to test your knowledge. The module will help every team member get to know the six priorities and better understand them as we forge our way into the future. Take the quiz.
The Johns Hopkins Medicine budget affects every one of our 41,000-plus faculty and staff members, and each of us plays a role in helping create efficiencies and cost savings to ensure our sustainable financial success. To do this, everyone—managers, frontline staff, clinicians, researchers, etc.—must understand our sources of revenue, our expenses and challenges, and how the Strategic Plan guides our decisions for future growth. Review the fact sheet/infographic, “A Look at Our Books: Fiscal Year 2015 Capital Budget and Annual Operating Plan,” to get an overview of the fiscal year 2015 capital budget and annual operating plan.
How does Johns Hopkins train its students, residents and post docs to become physicians and biomedical scientists? Roy Ziegelstein, M.D., led a panel discussion at the Johns Hopkins Medicine Town Meeting on Dec. 9 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. View the meeting online.
Paul Rothman, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, presented an update on the institution’s progress of the six strategic priorities—people, biomedical discovery, patient- and family-centered care, education, integration and performance, as well as a financial and business outlook at the third annual State of Johns Hopkins Medicine held Dec. 2. View the presentation.
Transformation–The New Era of Health Care
More than 400 senior leaders from throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine convened for the annual Johns Hopkins Medicine annual leadership meeting, which took place on Oct. 30, 2014, in Turner Auditorium. The theme, “Transformation—The New Era of Health Care,” focused on transformation of the industry, care, culture and talent. The program was as follows:
- Overview, Poll Questions (12:30) -Jonathan Lewin, senior vice president of integrated healthcare delivery, and John Colmers, vice president of health care transformation and strategic planning
- Our Path Forward (26:06) -John Colmers has a conversation about the Strategic Plan with Paul B. Rothman, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
- Transformation of the Industry (44:11) -Tom Daschle, former U.S. senator and chair of the Board of Directors for the Center for American Progress
- Transformation of Care (51:26)-Benjamin Chu, group president of Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Georgia regions
- Transformation of Culture (36:03) -Kathleen Sutcliffe, Distinguished Professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Poll Questions (7:04)
- Transformation of Talent (31:09) -James Page, vice president of diversity and inclusion
- Closing Remarks and Summary (11:40) -Ronald R. Peterson, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine
In addition, attendees viewed a poster session highlighting over 30 projects throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine that align with the Strategic Plan.
Also, see the final audience results of the poll questions, with a comparison of the responses from the 2013 leadership retreat.
Preventing Unnecessary ED Visits and Return Hospital Admissions
The Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP) addresses one of the nation’s largest health care challenges: how to improve the quality of patient care and the overall health of the community while preventing unnecessary and costly hospital readmissions and emergency room visits. Watch a video to learn how J-CHiP is redefining Johns Hopkins’ role in keeping the community well through novel partnerships between caregivers, neighborhood associations and patients. J-CHiP contributes to several of the Johns Hopkins Medicine strategic plan priorities, including patient- and family-centered care, integration and performance. More.