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Engineering Precision Cardiology

Engineering Precision Cardiology

Posted by  | Care Providers, Collaboration, Health Innovation, Medical Technology, Middle East, Patient Care, Precision Medicine, Research

By Dr. Hugh Calkins Here at Johns Hopkins, we are blending engineering and cardiology to create more personalized approaches to diagnose and treat heart rhythm disorders. Leveraging innovations in cardiac imaging, computer simulations and data science could help us manage these disorders, which can lead to elevated risks of blood clots, stroke, dementia and death.(...)

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Rousing Research Through Global Affiliations

Rousing Research Through Global Affiliations

Posted by  | Collaboration, Middle East, Research

Research is at the foundation of Johns Hopkins Medicine — from basic research, where scientists study how cells function, to clinical research that builds on those findings using trials, to translational research that takes information gleaned from those trials and delivers them to our patients as innovative treatments. Research is also at the foundation of(...)

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When Innovators Unite: Five Years of Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

When Innovators Unite: Five Years of Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

Posted by  | Academic Medicine, Clinical Program Development, Collaboration, Health System Sustainability, Middle East, Nurse Development, Patient Care, Patient Safety, Project Development

Saudi Aramco traces its beginnings to 1933 when Saudi Arabia signed an agreement with the Standard Oil Company of California. Soon thereafter, a few determined explorers began surveying and drilling to find oil in the Saudi dessert. It wasn’t until 1938, however, that they discovered oil in commercial quantities at the drilling site Dammam No.(...)

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Why We Ask the Big Questions

Why We Ask the Big Questions

Posted by  | Asia Pacific, Collaboration, Health Innovation, Latin America, Medical Technology, Middle East, Patient Care, Patient Safety, Research

For more than a century, Johns Hopkins physicians and scientists have investigated the roots of wellness and made countless advances in medicine — developing breakthrough treatments that change lives. These men and women pioneered surgery for breast cancer, developed CPR, invented the first implantable pacemaker, described the role of Vitamin A to prevent blindness and identified the(...)

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Carrying on a Name and a Legacy

Carrying on a Name and a Legacy

Posted by  | Academic Medicine, Asia Pacific, Collaboration, Medical Education, Middle East, Research

I recently spent an evening talking with inspiring medical students who have come to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from all around the world. I also had the chance to pay honor to the late Dr. Paul Lietman, a true visionary and dear friend. Eight years ago, Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI) created(...)

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With Nine Surgeries and Ample Support, a Young Mother Finds Hope

With Nine Surgeries and Ample Support, a Young Mother Finds Hope

Posted by  | Middle East, Patient Care

When Hebah Abdullah, now 38, first visited Johns Hopkins in 2015, the swelling, stiffness and joint pain from rheumatoid arthritis had her confined to a wheelchair. As the inflammatory disorder progressed, she couldn’t do chores around the house or even provide care for her children—a boy, now 9 years old, and a daughter, 6. The Kuwaiti(...)

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