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Unbound Medicine and Johns Hopkins Extend Digital Partnership

Fri, 29 May 2015

  Baltimore May 29, 2015 – Unbound Medicine has extended its digital publishing relationship, with Johns Hopkins Medicine through the release of the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. This new resource was developed by a team of […]

BLUERUSH and Johns Hopkins Launch Managing Cancer at Work™

Fri, 29 May 2015

  Toronto (Canada) May 29, 2015 –  Johns Hopkins Medicine and Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center  along with BLUERUSH have created a unique program to create a more flexible and supportive work environment for employees fighting cancer. Managing Cancer […]

Johns Hopkins ACG System® Recognized with HSR Impact Award

Thu, 28 May 2015

  Baltimore May 28, 2015 – AcademyHealth awarded its Health Services Research (HSR) Impact Award to groundbreaking work that resulted in the development of an internationally-used case-mix methodology that allows for meaningful patient and population […]

Falls Cost U.S Hospitals | Peer Support for Hospitals | Improve Population Health Analytics

Thu, 23 Apr 2015

• According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of injury death for Americans 65 and older. A checklist that assess fall risk in the health care setting helped reduce fall injuries to half…
• Effective training program teaches hospital care providers how to support their peers traumatized by stressful events at work…
• Version 11 of the Johns Hopkins ACG System improves upon award-winning health care analytics tools to identify high-risk patients, assess and stratify populations, and more…

ARTICLE: Improve Population Health Analytics with the ACG® System

Wed, 22 Apr 2015

Version 11 of the Johns Hopkins ACG System improves upon award-winning healthcare analytics tool to identify high-risk members, assess and stratify populations, and more.

ARTICLE: Peer Support For Hospital “Second Victims”

Wed, 22 Apr 2015

Training program teaches hospital care providers how to set up and sustain a program to support their peers traumatized by stressful events at work.

ARTICLE: Falls Cost U.S. Hospitals $34 billion in Direct Medical Costs

Wed, 22 Apr 2015

According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of injury death for Americans 65 years and older. A Johns Hopkins-developed checklist used to assess fall risk in the health care setting has been successful in helping reduce falls during hospitalization, cutting fall injury rates in half.

Help Employees Manage Their Weight | New Psychiatry App Available | Retain Your Hospitalists

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

Innergy, an employee benefit based upon Johns Hopkins research and developed by Healthways, provides a personalized, coach-based program that people can use to lose weight and keep it off.  Whether starting with a symptom or a […]

ARTICLE: Help Your Employees Manage Their Weight

Thu, 5 Feb 2015

Innergy ®, an employee benefit developed by Healthways based upon Johns Hopkins research, provides a personalized, coach-based program for losing weight and keeping it off.

ARTICLE: New Psychiatry Mobile App Available to all Providers

Thu, 5 Feb 2015

Whether starting with a symptom or a diagnosis, the Phipps Guide brings a needed cohesiveness to doctors seeking evidence-based guidance for diagnosing and treating individuals with mental illness.

ARTICLE: Retain Your Hospitalists By Rating Their Morale

Thu, 5 Feb 2015

Keeping experienced hospitalists can lower case costs by $800, and decrease length of stay by a half day.

ARTICLE: Risk-adjustment System Improves Population Health Globally

Thu, 11 Dec 2014

The standard for risk adjustment, the Johns Hopkins ACG® System boasts a customizable suite of tools that supports basic and complex applications in finance, administration, care delivery, and evaluative research.

ARTICLE: Collaborating to Improve Health Care Quality and Value

Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Premier, Inc., and Johns Hopkins to develop models to improve health care and foster wellness.

Johns Hopkins Medicine and Premier, Inc. Sign Collaboration Agreement

Wed, 19 Nov 2014

  Baltimore November 19, 2014 – Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) and Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) have agreed to collaborate on the development of innovative clinical and operational models designed to improve healthcare quality, safety and value, as well […]

Addressing Health Care Challenges | Onsite Clinics | Patient Safety

Thu, 16 Oct 2014

  Johns Hopkins HealthCare President Patricia M.C. Brown guides you to the ways Johns Hopkins experts & programs can help improve the health of your organizations’ population. Healthcare at the workplace adds value to employers and […]

ARTICLE: Bringing Science to Patient Safety

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, notes that quick fixes won’t improve the quality of patient care. We need long-term solutions that are rooted in the science of patient safety.

ARTICLE: Worksite Clinics Help Keep Employees Healthy, on the Job

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

A health care clinic available right within the workplace adds value to employers and reduces the amount of time employees are away from work with injury-and illness-related absences.

ARTICLE: Addressing Health Care’s Challenges

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

Johns Hopkins HealthCare president Patricia M.C. Brown guides you to the ways Johns Hopkins experts and programs are helping improve population health.

IMEC and Johns Hopkins University Team to Expand Healthcare Applications for Silicon Nanotech

Thu, 24 Oct 2013

Leuven (Belgium) October 24, 2013 – Researchers and physicians at Johns Hopkins University will collaborate with the nanoelectronics R&D center imec to advance silicon applications in health care, beginning with development of a device to enable a broad range of clinical tests.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Announces Collaboration with Healthways to Make Proven Weight-Loss Program Widely Available

Mon, 9 Jan 2012

Program designed to replicate success of a recent clinical trial showing telephone counseling helps patients lose significant weight and keep it off for two years – Building on the success of recent Hopkins research showing obese participants were able to lose significant weight and keep it off for two years using telephone coaching and a specially designed website, Johns Hopkins Medicine is collaborating with Healthways to help bring the innovative weight-loss program to many more who could benefit from it.

Johns Hopkins Medicine and Walgreens Sign Collaboration Agreement

Wed, 25 May 2011

Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) and Walgreens (NYSE, NASDAQ:WAG) today announced they have entered into a wide-ranging agreement designed to promote collaboration on population-based research and to jointly review and develop protocols to improve outcomes of patients with chronic diseases.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Consulting for WellPoint/RHI

Wed, 3 Feb 2010

Johns Hopkins experts in more than 20 clinical departments review, refine and expand upon the set of “clinical rules” and help the firm identify situations in which the cost of care could be reduced through elimination of services that may be less effective or no more beneficial than less expensive alternatives.

Balance is a therapist-supported, digital behavioral health program that makes mental health care easier and more accessible.
The ACG System helps you combine a population-level perspective with patient-level behaviors and conditions, allowing you to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to your population’s unique health care needs.
Jasper is an interactive guide that combines biometric tech, expert advice and support from loved ones to help you assess, understand and optimize your fight against diabetes.
Work Stride offers cancer prevention and education, as well as personalized nurse navigation at each stage of the cancer journey. Designed for employees, dependents, caregivers and managers.