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Newsletter

Welcome to the Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions Newsletter section. The below articles are geared to health care leaders and innovators interested in the latest Johns Hopkins solutions and corporate collaborations—and the impact they’re having on the health care industry. Sign up to receive our bi-monthly e-newsletter, just click here.

ARTICLE: Improving Diabetes Self-Management for Patients & Providers

Wed, 16 Sep 2015

In 2012, a study by the American Diabetes Association estimated that the total cost of diabetes diagnoses to be $245 billion, of that $179 was in direct medical costs. DECIDE is the only self-paced, literacy adapted diabetes self-management program for adults that aims to improve both the patient experience and quality of care while reducing costs.

Innovative program supports employees and managers | Cultural compentency assessment helps meet Triple Aim | Remote patient management? There’s an app for that

Thu, 11 Jun 2015

• Managing Cancer at Work provides information and support sourced from the renowned cancer center at Johns Hopkins specifically tailored to the needs of the modern workplace…
• Effective interactions with those of different backgrounds is critical to delivering high-quality care. COA360’s online platform helps hospitals measure their cultural competency…
• Connecting medical experts to their patients, emocha provides web-based solutions for access to care, adherence, data management and more…

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.

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.