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2011-02-03 14:46:47

Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) must adjust and adapt to the new health care reform laws or risk marginalization in the new health care arena, according to a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective article published online February 2.

2011-02-02 01:15:31

Teenage girls and young women infected with HIV get pregnant more often and suffer pregnancy complications more frequently than their HIV-negative peers.

2011-02-02 01:12:35

A Johns Hopkins-led safety checklist program that virtually eliminated bloodstream infections in hospital intensive-care units throughout Michigan appears to have also reduced deaths by 10 percent, a new study suggests.

2010-12-20 16:12:37

A survey conducted by Johns Hopkins faculty found strong support among their peers for working more closely with the minority, inner-city community that surrounds the institution.

2010-12-13 00:00:39

Currently serving as the Attending Emergency Physician with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Arjun S. Chanmugam, MD, MBA has been named the new Medical Director for Practical Reviews. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 11, 2010 Practical Reviews recently introduced Arjun S.

2010-12-08 21:34:28

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy finds that youth generally perceive community street outreach workers positively, regardless of whether they have personally worked with one.

2010-12-02 21:29:00

Using a widely heralded Johns Hopkins checklist and other patient-safety tools, intensive care units across the state of Michigan reduced the rate of potentially lethal bloodstream infections to near zero.

2010-12-02 20:59:50

A prescribed set of hospital-wide patient-safety programs can lead to rapid improvements in the "culture of safety" even in a large, complex, academic medical center.

2010-11-18 16:28:55

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have identified a compound that could be used to starve cancers of their sugar-based building blocks.


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