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Johns Hopkins’ Multiple Sclerosis Center and Technology Innovation Center aim to connect the dots between a large patient dataset and patient outcomes.

Highlights - 07/17/2019

In Brief - 07/17/2019

The Comprehensive Care Practice marks 25 years of first-rate primary care for people with substance use disorders. Founder Michael Fingerhood is a leader in fighting addiction in East Baltimore.

Headlines - 07/11/2019

Medical office coordinator Valarie Bowman seems to have a sixth sense about patients’ needs.

It must learn to find the “known unknown” — for instance, patterns in texture in scans that may be invisible to the human eye but indicate an early abnormality in the pancreas.

Ted Dawson discusses his new research findings on a potential origin of Parkinson's disease

The use of medical robotics to enhance the capabilities of retinal surgery is coming into clearer focus.

What started as an experiment has become a signature service ordered across all Wilmer Eye Institute clinics.

Bridging the Gap - 07/01/2019

Early support is crucial for promising young researchers like Mira Sachdeva.

As a child, Sarah Hill founded a nonprofit that continues to fund research into the condition that threatens the vision of many young patients worldwide.

Dr. Mandeep Singh has developed the prototype of a surgical device that has the potential to take retinal stem cell transplantation to the next level.

A device that can change how, and how often, patients of age-related macular degeneration receive treatments is on the horizon.

After suffering a heart attack, facilities project manager, Mike Mathis, committed to supporting the annual American Heart Association (AHA) Greater Maryland Heart Walk.

johns hopkins stood out among its peers in implementing work-site health promotion measures in fiscal year 2019, according to an assessment tool from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Johns Hopkins provides training opportunities to advance your education and development and enhance your job performance and professional growth.

The Wilmer Eye Institute is at the forefront of utilizing the "bionic eye", an implanted device helping to restore vision to patients with specific vision loss.

Across Wilmer, scientists are harnessing the promise of “deep learning” to transform research and patient care.

The 'Echo Effect' - 06/28/2019

Thanks to funding from the Lions Clubs, a clinical fellowship is vastly expanding knowledge and care for patients with low vision.

With the arrival of Zelia Correa, Wilmer patients can benefit from fine-needle biopsies.

The story of two medical school classmates whose work won separate Nobel Peace Prizes.

An agreement between The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Chase Brexton Health Care helps emergency department patients get dental care.

Researchers tested technologies and traditional methods to see which ones best identified medication nonadherence.

Academic intensity and the density of investigators attracted the renowned neonatologist to Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

The son of two teachers, Chris Golden talks about his passion for education and the creative clerkship program in pediatrics that he leads.

Trying New Things - 06/20/2019

A new telemedicine program trims travel hassles for the Child Mobile Treatment Program.

The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings for Best Children’s Hospitals for 2019–20 were announced today, and we are pleased to share that Johns Hopkins Children’s Center was once again named among the best in the U.S. The Children’s Center is ranked #9 nationally, and it remains the highest-ranked pediatric hospital in Maryland.

Data from the previous calendar year is collected for the pediatric hospital survey, which participating hospitals submit to U.S. News each February.

Patients with chronic conditions who live in rural areas, infants awaiting preoperative assessments and children in intensive care settings — these were the concerns of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center clinicians in their development of recent telemedicine initiatives.

When a stubborn blackhead turns out to be more than a blackhead.

NICN Turns 10 - 06/07/2019

Neurosciences Intensive Care Nursery staff celebrates a decade of advancing neurologic care for neonates at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Computer scientist Suchi Saria develops way to identify early stages of sepsis by using electronic medical records.

Charitable care program provides access to treatment with Johns Hopkins specialists.

Cells in the mouse’s breast duct, known as “myoepithelial” cells can contract and expand just like muscles!

More people who are younger than 50 are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer.

The MICU created a steps challenge for their department to motivate their team to be more active at work.

Marburg Pavilion has reopened after extensive renovations to modernize and update the space for both patients and staff members.

On Memorial Day, a nation gives thanks to those who served. On this Memorial Day weekend, a Navy lieutenant gave thanks to the cardiologist who helped save his life so that he could serve.

Pavilion III of the Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center—Green Spring Station began welcoming patients May 28.

With new tools and resources, Johns Hopkins Medicine is making it easier for clinicians to conduct precision medicine research and use the results to improve patient care.

Learn what data is available and how to request it.

Save, access and analyze data in the Secure Analytics Framework Environment and Precision Medicine Analytics Platform computing platforms.

New resources help researchers use their insights to improve patient care.

Real-time data and prompts improve compliance and hasten intervention when needed.

Big data helps clinicians provide tailored treatment for patients like Jasonee Foster, right, who has a rare heart disease.

Gun violence and global health are among the topics discussed at this year's Association of Health Care Journalists conference.

Howard County General Hospital hired Karen Shelton in 2018 as its first advanced care planning program coordinator.

At annual Trauma Survivors Day event, physicians, nurses and patients share their memories.

Now in its third year, the retreat facilitates collaboration across the engineering and medical disciplines.

For patients with acute flaccid myelitis or spinal cord injury placed on mechanical ventilation, says pediatric surgeon Eric Jelin, it’s like physical therapy for the diaphragm.

Johns Hopkins psychiatrist explains how allergies and inflammation may cause a seasonal jump in suicide.

Services provided by mySupport offers assistance ranging from immediate care for critical situations to a helping hand with all the things you juggle in your life.

Demands on nurses are changing, and Dawn Luzetsky wants to ensure her pediatric colleagues have the support they need at a time of transformation. Johns Hopkins Children’s Center’s new senior director of nursing leads nearly 1,100 nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical technicians and front-desk personnel in caring for sick children. Luzetsky, raised by a single mother who was also a Johns Hopkins nurse, took some time out to share her thoughts on nursing and leadership.

Johns Hopkins held its first official collection drive as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

New exhibit showcases the hospital’s rich history, dating back to 1866.

The health system’s nurses are serving in areas as diverse as research, telemedicine and recruitment, but the majority of Johns Hopkins nurses continue to prefer direct patient care.

Hear from several about why they love being a nurse.

Increasingly, older adults are misusing alcohol and drugs – raising their risks for falls, fractures and other emergencies.

A multimodality approach ensures the best care possible for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors, small-bowel neuroendocrine tumors and intra-abdominal sarcomas.

Cardiologists Steven Jones and Seth Martin created LDL Cholesterol Calculator, an app that lets physicians better calculate low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol using their patient’s lab results.

Former therapeutic endoscopy fellow Sam Giday shares how training at Johns Hopkins prepared him for a life in medicine.

A May 30 event highlights current precision medicine research, and offers a glimpse into the future.

Two sisters made a bequest to support the work of Johns Hopkins orthopaedic surgeons Edward McFarland and Lee Riley.

Cardiologists and cardiac surgeons work in tandem with other specialists to help keep patients with advanced heart failure at the top of their game.

For patients who experience symptoms suspicious for peripheral artery disease (PAD) Johns Hopkins vascular surgeons use a host of tests and procedures to help diagnose and treat the disorder.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital is making strides in implementing many green, sustainable measures.

improving patients’ access to providers, aiming for precision by using data in innovative ways and finding ways to make employees happier, healthier and more productive are among the goals of “Innovation 2023,” the new Strategic Plan for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Targeted efforts to reduce burnout among residents appear to be paying off.

The director of the Osler Medical Residency Training Program shares findings from the final iCOMPARE residency duty hours study as they relate to patient safety and sleep.

Osler alum Rupal Malani describes her journey from medicine to strategic health care delivery executive and how she draws from her Osler training.

Class Notes - 04/09/2019

Find out who matched at Johns Hopkins, and mark your calendars for the annual housestaff reunion and dinner.


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