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Setting the standard of excellence in education, research, and patient care.
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Last year, The Johns Hopkins Hospital announced the launch of a hospital command center that uses predictive analytics to support a more efficient operational flow. Since the launch of the command center Johns Hopkins reports a 60 percent improvement in the ability to admit patients “with complex medical conditions” from the surrounding region and country at large. http://bit.ly/2shhyi6


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Controlling high blood pressure is an important factor in reducing the risks associated with heart disease. http://bit.ly/2rO5k0k #HealthyHeart #HeartDisease


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Why do doctors diagnose most liver cancers by chance? A Johns Hopkins surgeon explains this and what else you should know about the most common types of liver cancer. http://bit.ly/2sE9A1W
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Need to trim some stomach fat? Here's how to whittle down where it matters: http://bit.ly/2rBW4fA #HealthyLiving
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Do doctors need to know their patients’ sexual orientation and gender identity? http://bit.ly/2sj96M1 (via The New York Times)



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Did you know there are three stages of #Alzheimer's disease? View the full #infographic. http://bit.ly/2sgatv3


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“Our study results may lead to a new standard-of-care that includes mismatch repair deficiency testing to help identify a wider group of patients who have failed other therapies but may benefit from immunotherapy drugs,” says Dung Le, an oncologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute. http://bit.ly/2s6Ettk


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Sue was transferred to The Johns Hopkins Hospital after being told her cavernous malformation was inoperable because it was too close to her brain stem. http://bit.ly/2rm7Lqy


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Researchers report that their review of 22 clinical trials of fragile X syndrome (FXS) suggests the need for a wider use of newer and improved treatment outcome measurement tools for this and other several neurodevelopmental disorders. http://bit.ly/2s3wlJT



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This week on #PodMed: Did you know that getting involved in your own care may help you live longer if you have #cancer? http://bit.ly/2s2VyUV

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