Johns Hopkins Hospital

Who Do I Call?

My grandmother went in for a routine checkup, but came back out with a not-so-routine (for her anyways) diagnosis. It probably wasn’t...
On the Pulse | 01/28/15

Status Symbol

So, a friend’s brother, a 60-ish, developmentally disabled fellow, was in a care facility recovering from hip replacement surgery....
On the Pulse | 05/21/14

Other Lives: The Hopkins CNOs

The chief nursing officers of the Johns Hopkins Hospital system perform a job that demands creativity, communication, and calm under...
Past Issues | 04/02/14

Why Magnet Matters

The irresistible attraction of excellence By Jennifer L.W. Fink Sarah Afonso moved to Baltimore from Florida because she wanted to work in...
Past Issues | 04/01/14

The Way the Ball Bounces

Day after day, it was Vincent Liu, a tennis racket, a ball, and a wall — plus the determination to play a game he had grown to love...
On the Pulse | 12/16/13

Changing the Culture

Nurse-led multidisciplinary effort decreases central line-associated infections By Jennifer L.W. Fink, RN, BSN 846 days. That’s how long...
Past Issues | 07/30/13

Life, Limb, and the Pursuit of Happiness

RNs Know Risks But Call Motorcycles a Ride to Sanity By Andrea Appleton Call them The RNegades! Several motorcycling nurses in the Johns...
Past Issues | 07/24/13