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Finding solutions for Native Americans in need of end-of-life care
Published Nov 30, 2022
Graduate students are finding business solutions to honor Native American culture and traditions during end-of-life care
On the front lines of veteran health
Published Nov 10, 2022
Johns Hopkins nursing expert Rita D'Aoust and her longtime research colleague Alicia Gill Rossiter are working to change how veterans and their families receive health care in the United States
Artificial Intelligence
Sepsis-detection AI has the potential to prevent thousands of deaths
Published July 21, 2022
A new system identifies patients at risk for sepsis to aid in the prevention of the illness, which is often difficult to detect and is one of the world's leading causes of death
Data-driven COVID-19 care
Published June 15, 2021
A new algorithm created by Johns Hopkins scientists predicts which COVID-19 patients will become gravely ill
COVID-19 has slowed surgical innovations, study shows
Published May 21, 2021
Pandemic-related shutdowns and remote work have changed how health care workers interact and slowed the pipeline of innovation and discovery
Health care analytics
Top doctors 'undertest' patients to signal diagnostic skill
Published Jan 30, 2020
Despite advances in diagnostic tools, some doctors may limit the number of tests they order for patients in order to signal a high level of competence to their peers
Interdisciplinary scholar
Leading health economist Daniel Polsky named 40th BDP
Published March 12, 2019
Polsky, who has dedicated his career to exploring how health care is organized, managed, financed, and delivered, will hold joint appointments in the Bloomberg School and Carey School
Clearly a better mask
Published Winter 2018
Alums Allysa Dittmar and Aaron Hsu are reinventing the surgical mask / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Health care engineering
Tool helps identify no-show patients
Published Oct 4, 2018
New tool helps doctors reduce the number of patients who forget or skip their appointments and increase appointment availability
Health care costs
The financial toxicity of breast cancer
Published Aug 22, 2018
New study finds that the financial fallout from breast cancer can last for years and cause a series of cascading economic consequences for survivors and their families