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October 2015

Who/What: October 2015

Paul B. Rothman, M.D., dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has been elected to the board of directors of Merck, the global health care company. He is among October’s featured employees.

October 2015

In Brief: October 2015

The United Way campaign; Johns Hopkins Hospital Best Dressed Sale; A Woman’s Journey annual conference on women’s health topics; open enrollment for health insurance and benefits; annual flu vaccination schedule.

October 2015

Improving Patient and Family Education

Johns Hopkins Medicine makes sure patients and caregivers have the information they need in appropriate formats.

October 2015

Care Team Board Puts Names to Faces and Faces to Roles

A high-tech digital board at The Johns Hopkins Hospital improves staff communication and coordination.

October 2015

A Sweet 16 for Hopkins Singapore

The first global venture of Hopkins Medicine has become a hub for medical research and cancer treatment.

October 2015

A Successful Fundraising Year for Johns Hopkins Medicine

The Fund raises more than $370 million to help support research, education and patient care.

October 2015

Honoring Henrietta Lacks

Memorial lecture on Oct. 10 acknowledges Lacks’s contributions to research and examines important ethical issues

October 2015

Gender Equity Progress

More than 200 women in the school of medicine have reached the highest academic rank of full professor.

October 2015

MyChart Gains Users

More Johns Hopkins Medicine patients than ever are activating their MyChart portals to see test results and to communicate with providers.

October 2015

Improve the Experience, Improve the Score

The HCAHPS survey asks patients to rate their stay in the hospital in various areas such as pain management and the responsiveness of hospital staff.

Chief Perspectives

October 2015

An Emergency Milestone

During the past 40 years, the Emergency Department's achievements include creating cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Picture This

October 2015

Supplies Party

The event helped more than 350 students start the academic year with pencils, notebooks and enthusiasm.

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