John Ulatowski

About John Ulatowski

Vice President, Medical Affairs | Vice President, Middle East Operations Dr. John Ulatowski is vice president of medical affairs and of Middle East operations for Johns Hopkins Medicine International. He is also the Mark C. Rogers Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, director of the department and anesthesiologist-in-chief for The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Click here to learn more about John.

Posts by John Ulatowski:

The Business Case for Clinical Excellence

The Business Case for Clinical Excellence

In the complex and continually changing environment of health care, some institutions—including Johns Hopkins—are differentiating themselves by establishing niche programs that deliver world-class care on selected fronts. Known as centers of excellence, these programs provide patients with specialized expertise and resources, and they offer advantages both within and between health care institutions. Patient-Centered Care In(...)

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Localizing Clinical Care

Localizing Clinical Care

Health care is a competitive business. Hospitals often invest in their clinical programs as a way to distinguish themselves in an increasingly tough marketplace. Hospitals offer clinical programs, such as emergency services, to compete directly for patients. Others use some services as a stepping stone leading to other in-demand care, for example, launching cardiac catheterization(...)

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UAE’s $50M Gift Fuels Stroke Research

UAE’s $50M Gift Fuels Stroke Research

Strokes affect more than 15 million people around the world each year. Nearly 5 million will die from stroke, and many of the rest will be permanently—often severely—disabled. I see firsthand the devastating impact strokes have on patients and their families as my colleagues and I investigate therapies to treat and prevent stroke at Johns(...)

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Delving Into a Disaster Drill

Delving Into a Disaster Drill

As we began our work with Al Rahba Hospital in the United Arab Emirates, leaders there laid out their main priorities—clinical care, research and education—which are the foundation of much of our international collaborative work. However, Al Rahba had an additional request: support for emergency preparedness. The hospital is located near a major highway between(...)

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Hazards of Homogeneity

Hazards of Homogeneity

We agree on the benefits of health care globalization: more uniform standards of patient safety, growth of telemedicine, greater access to lifesaving treatments, immediate information about care and wellness. But are we overlooking a possible drawback: the homogenization of health care? You may like knowing you can get the same Starbucks coffee whether you’re in(...)

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