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By Andrea K. Walker | March 1, 2013
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System leadership sent this letter today outlining how much federal budget cuts will cost the medical system.   From:  Paul B. Rothman and Ronald R. Peterson [ mailto:jhmedexec@jhmi.edu ]  Sent:  Friday, March 01, 2013 1:50 PM To: Subject:  Update on Sequestration To JHM faculty, staff and students Dear Colleagues,   Yesterday's decision on sequestration and its impact on academic medicine have reverberated throughout our halls.
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BUSINESS
By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1999
Seeking to coordinate and expand its global efforts, Johns Hopkins Medicine announced the creation yesterday of Johns Hopkins International LLC.JHI will bring together a number of Hopkins programs designed to reach out to individuals and institutions around the world, and will seek to develop an international consulting practice.The new venture is aimed at bringing patients to Hopkins for care and research, consulting fees and research dollars."It makes good business sense and good health care sense to take Hopkins' quality around the world," said Dr. Edward D. Miller, chief executive officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine, which includes Hopkins' hospital and medical school.
NEWS
July 10, 1998
ONE FEAR expressed when Howard County General Hospital agreed three months ago to a merger with Johns Hopkins Medicine was that it would be consumed by the behemoth and lose its local character. In announcing the completion of the deal last week, the principals sought to erase that concern by announcing that the name of the hospital won't change. Howard General will remain Howard General, but the Johns Hopkins logo will be added to its stationery and signs.That little concession can go a long way toward smoothing the transition into "a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine."
HEALTH
By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | July 17, 2012
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the nation's top-ranked hospital for the first time in 22 years, edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday. Hopkins still ranked No. 2, and marketing experts said falling one spot will hurt the hospital's ego more than its reputation. "They'll survive this, I'm sure," said Roger Gray, founder and partner of GKV, an advertising and marketing firm in Baltimore.
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Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | December 14, 2011
Johns Hopkins Medicine and defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. said Tuesday they would work together to create a safer and more efficient model for hospital intensive care units. The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Hopkins and Lockheed will examine how technologies from the aerospace and defense industries can be used to reduce medical mistakes and improve patient safety and quality of care. Hopkins officials said ICUs currently use piecemeal approaches that are prone to errors.
BUSINESS
By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | March 15, 2011
Florida information technology firm Harris Corp. has entered into an agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine to develop a system to manage the medical system's X-rays, mammograms and other medical imaging. Details of the deal were not disclosed. The system — which would involve electronically processing, storing and transporting images — would be developed for Johns Hopkins, but it would later be used at hospitals and by health care providers around the country, the parties said in statement Tuesday.
NEWS
October 26, 2009
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By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun | May 13, 2011
Dr. Edward Miller, who has overseen a vast expansion of Johns Hopkins Medicine — on Baltimore's east side and in countries around the world — since taking over as dean and chief executive in 1997, said Thursday that he will retire next year. Miller, 68, has built a medical powerhouse, with six hospitals, including All Children's Hospital in Florida, several suburban health care and surgery centers, and more than 30 primary and specialty health care facilities — many of which he helped bring into the fold.
NEWS
February 15, 1999
Sydney elected president of hospital professional staffDr. Sam V. Sydney, a Columbia-based orthopedic surgeon, has been elected president of the professional staff of Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.He succeeds Ellicott City internist Dr. Steven A. Geller.As president, he oversees the medical and dental staff of almost 600. He will serve on the hospital's board of trustees and the board of the Johns Hopkins Health System, and as co-chairman of Hopkins Medicine's Practice Coordination Council -- a team of physicians coordinating clinical efforts for the two institutions that merged recently -- Howard County General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medicine.
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By Karen Nitkin, For The Baltimore Sun | May 12, 2013
Anna Whetstone, 23, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 17. She was a high school junior in Hershey, Pa., playing on her school's field hockey team when she got hit in the head with a ball. "I was feeling fine at the time," she said, but over the next few days she had trouble with balance and "wasn't feeling well overall. " Computed tomography scans and an MRI discovered the telltale lesions that are signs of the degenerative disease. After the diagnosis, Whetstone switched from playing to coaching field hockey, but she continued dancing and she earned a neuroscience degree, with honors, at Moravian College in Pennsylvania.
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