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Bermuda Hospitals Board

BHB

Hamilton, Bermuda

2019 - Present

 

Overview

Bermuda Hospitals Board manages Bermuda’s hospitals and has overall responsibility for delivering health services in the country. It provides acute care, chronic care, long-term care, and learning disability, substance abuse and mental health services to the people of Bermuda. The board delivers services from the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, a continuing care unit, Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre, as well as in various group home and community settings. In total, Bermuda Hospitals Board has 370 beds and about 1,600 employees. 

About Our Agreement

Bermuda Hospitals Board and Johns Hopkins Medicine International signed a two-year agreement, effective May 2019, and later agreed to extend the collaboration for an additional year, through April 2022. Under this agreement, Johns Hopkins provides Bermuda Hospitals Board with:

  • Educational opportunities and support of Bermuda Hospitals Board’s clinical medical education program
  • Policies and guidelines to facilitate greater standardization of clinical pathways within Bermuda Hospitals Board
  • Benchmarking data and shared best practices
  • Visits by Johns Hopkins subject matter experts and a targeted program for island providers to earn continuing medical education credits 
  • Support to strengthen clinical activities in stroke, rehabilitation, critical care and psychiatry
  • Johns Hopkins resident rotation program in Bermuda
  • Ad hoc consulting in several areas, including patient financial services and peer review

Points of Pride

  • Bermuda Hospitals Board runs the only acute care hospital on the island, which is home to 65,000 residents
  • All clinical services are accredited by Accreditation Canada
  • Pathology Department is Joint Commission International accredited
  • Diagnostic Imaging Department is an American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Turning Point Substance Abuse Programme is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

What Our Affiliate Says

“We are excited to be working with Johns Hopkins to achieve Bermuda Hospitals Board’s vision of ‘Exceptional Care. Strong Partnerships. Healthy Community.’ This agreement will support our staff with education and training and provide access to the experience and knowledge of a large academic hospital.”

― Venetta Symonds, Former CEO, Bermuda Hospitals Board
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