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Dome January/February 2014

Highlights of 2013

Date: January 1, 2014

Suburban Hospital celebrates its 70th anniversary; Howard County General Hospital turns 40.
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers develop the PapGene Test, a new method for detecting endometrial and ovarian cancer.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital becomes first in state to receive Comprehensive Stroke Center certification.
Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Department of Nursing achieves Magnet Designation for the third time.
Johns Hopkins Home Health Services achieves national Home Care Elite status ranking in top 25% for performance measures that include quality of care.
All Children’s Hospital receives accreditation for a fellowship in pediatric surgery in addition to the pediatric residency program it is developing with Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Johns Hopkins Medicine International signs an agreement with Saudi Aramco, the oil and national gas company, to establish a new health care provider for the  approximately 350,000 members of Saudi Aramco’s community.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital is ranked ##1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, reclaiming the spot it held for 21 consecutive years.
Membership in all Johns Hopkins HealthCare plans exceeds 325,000.
Sibley Memorial Hospital breaks ground on its new hospital.
Johns Hopkins Community Physicians opens JHCP Fulton, JHCP I Street (Washington, D.C.) and JHCP Heart Care Rockville.