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Archive: In the News, 2018

Media coverage of our faculty and their recent work and publications

Doctor moms struggle with discrimination, too

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
December 25, 2018

This Type of Illiteracy Could Hurt You

Jennifer Wolff is quoted.
The New York Times
December 21, 2018

Anonymous patient data may not be as private as previously thought

Elliott Haut is quoted.
Reuters
December 21, 2018

The long, foolish fight over Obamacare goes on

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
December 15, 2018

Christiana Care CEO Janice Nevin says $15 hourly wage will not drive up health care costs

Aditi Sen is quoted.
Delaware Online
December 13, 2018

Hospital discharge during December holidays tied to more readmissions, deaths

Albert Wu is quoted.
WHTC
December 11, 2018

Older adults may be unwilling to give up colorectal screening

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
December 7, 2018

Doctors tell the NRA why they are experts on the effects of gun violence

Elliott Haut is quoted.
Los Angeles Times
December 7, 2018

Ambulances show up faster in wealthy U.S. neighborhoods

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
December 4, 2018

Dental painkillers may put young people at risk of opioid addiction

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The Washington Post
December 3, 2018

Are 'community benefit programs' enough to let nonprofit hospitals off the hook for taxes?

Bradley Herring is quoted.
Crain’s Chicago Business
December 3, 2018

Is your doctor really listening to you?

Albert Wu is quoted.
MarketWatch
November 28, 2018

Loved ones with health-care decision-making power often over-confident

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
November 26, 2018

War breaks out in New York’s ultra-orthodox community over measles outbreak

Zackary Berger is quoted.
Haaretz (Israel)
November 21, 2018

Lawmakers seek to create state mandate to push more Marylanders into health insurance

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
November 20, 2018

Where cop cars double as ambulances

Elliott Haut is quoted.
The Trace
November 14, 2018

Most Violent Injuries Seen in ER Not Reported to Police

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
November 13, 2018

Your questions answered: How can I communicate effectively with my doctor?

Albert Wu is quoted.
Next Avenue
November 13, 2018

What happens when an 85-year-old woman breaks three ribs?

Elliott Haut is quoted.
Quartz
November 8, 2018

Nursing home safety data hard to find

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
November 6, 2018

Just in time for flu season, anti-vaxxers peddle bogus claims

Albert Wu is quoted.
The Union
November 4, 2018

Kids' apps may have a lot more ads than you think

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
October 30, 2018

Billboards Claiming Vaccines ‘Kill’ Children Cropping Up Across The Country

Albert Wu is quoted.
Huffington Post
October 30, 2018

Study reveals racial and ethnic disparities in pediatric kidney transplantation outcomes

Tanjala Purnell is a co-author of the featured study.
MD Linx
October 26, 2018

Do People with Dementia Know They Have Dementia?

Jennifer Wolff is a co-author of the featured report.
Cheat Sheet
October 23, 2018

Measles outbreak raging in Europe could be brought to U.S., doctors warn

Albert Wu is quoted.
NBC News
October 20, 2018

New health insurer policy may mean you pay for your ER visit

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
October 19, 2018

Maryland's opioid epidemic: deaths have soared. What happened?

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
October 10, 2018

Health Care Issues in the Governor’s Race

Bradley Herring joins the program.
WYPR
October 10, 2018

Better insurance coverage of non-drug therapies might help ease opioid crisis

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Reuters
October 9, 2018

A sea change in CBD drug policy?

Caleb Alexander, who chaired the committee recommended drug approval, is quoted.
Medical Xpress
October 2, 2018

Baby-boomers expect kids to care for them when they’re sick

Jennifer Wolff is quoted.
Reuters
September 20, 2018

Personalized predictions improve patients’ understanding of their prostate cancer risk

Craig Pollack is quoted.
Healio
September 20, 2018

Physician burnout taking center stage

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
September 18, 2018

Lack of surgical care in U.S. prisons may cost lives

Albert Wu is quoted.
Reuters
September 12, 2018

Study: 1 in 12 Kids Taking Multiple Meds at Risk of Harmful Interactions

Caleb Alexander is a co-author of the featured study.
WTTW Chicago
August 30, 2018

An Ex-Husband Moves Back In–for Cancer Care

Jennifer Wolff’s research is mentioned.
The Wall Street Journal
August 19, 2018

Program brings hospital to your home at a fraction of the cost

Bruce Leff, who led the team that developed and tested the model, is quoted.
The Columbus Dispatch
August 12, 2018

Ensuring Quality With Patient-Reported Outcomes and Electronic Health Records

Claire Snyder is interviewed.
ASCO Post
August 10, 2018

Death reports make the opioid crisis personal for doctors

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The Washington Post
August 9, 2018

Mental Health Care Coverage Has Expanded, but May Be at Risk

Colleen Barry is quoted.
Psychology Today
August 8, 2018

FDA knew doctors were misusing powerful opioids, researchers say

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
NBC News
August 3, 2018

Time for that colonoscopy? Probe your doc first on how the scopes are cleaned

Susan Hutfless, senior author on the study, is quoted.
Black Voice News
July 31, 2018

LGBT adults in U.S. less likely to have jobs, health insurance

William Padula is quoted.
Reuters
July 26, 2018

Integrating Innovative Approaches To Dementia Care Into Traditional Healthcare Models

Amber Willink, a study co-author, is featured.
Forbes
July 17, 2018

Burnout tied to twofold higher risk for medical errors

Albert Wu is quoted.
Medscape
July 9, 2018

Prescription Drug Costs Retirees Should Expect to Pay

Aditi Sen is quoted.
U.S. News & World Report
June 25, 2018

How Insurance Plans Contribute to Opioid Epidemic: Johns Hopkins Study

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Insurance Journal
June 22, 2018

Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
The New York Times
June 13, 2018

New federal law could spur Medicare Advantage plans to avoid enrolling sick beneficiaries

Amber Willink is a co-author of the analysis.
Modern Healthcare
June 7, 2018

Johns Hopkins study finds some outpatient centers have infection risks 100 times higher than expected

Susan Hutfless led the study.
Outbreak News Today
May 31, 2018

CareFirst and Kaiser ask again for large rate increases on insurance sold on state exchange

Bradley Herring is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
May 7, 2018

Putting off dental care because of cost can backfire

Amber Willink is quoted.
The Bellingham Herald
May 1, 2018

To Curb Rising Health Insurance Costs, Some States Try ‘Reinsurance Pools’

Bradley Herring is quoted.
Huffpost
April 9, 2018

Smartphones could help measure Parkinson's disease symptoms

Suchi Saria, study's senior author, is quoted.
Reuters
April 5, 2018

Do words matter? Bias in the EHR

Mary Catherine Beach is interviewed for the study.
Medscape
April 2, 2018

3 dangerous data entry habits to avoid

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
Medical Economics
March 26, 2018

Medicare doesn’t equal dental care. That can be a big problem

Amber Willink is quoted.
The New York Times
March 19, 2018

Docs hope to convince the CMS to spend more now and save more later

Daniel Brotman is quoted.
Modern Healthcare
March 14, 2018

ER visits for opioid overdose up 30%, CDC study finds

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
CNN
March 6, 2018

From the ER to inpatient care — at home

Bruce Leff is quoted.
Washington Post
March 6, 2018

The Secret to a High Tech Concierge Medical Office? Data

Caleb Alexander is quoted.
Wired

March 2, 2018

Transgender surgeries are on the rise, says first study of its kind

Kellan Baker, HSR&P PhD student, is quoted.
The Washington Post
February 28, 2018

What the hospitals of the future look like

Bruce Leff is quoted.
Wall Street Journal
February 25, 2018

General assembly weighs bill to require Marylanders to buy health insurance

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun
February 20, 2018

Four Johns Hopkins scientists named Sloan Research Fellows

Suchi Saria is one of the 2018 Sloan Research Fellows.
HUB
February 16, 2018

Albert Wu Named Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management

Albert Wu is mentioned.
Citybizlist
February 4, 2018

Joint Commission advises hospitals to help staff after traumatic events

Albert Wu is quoted.
Modern Healthcare
January 31, 2018

Healthcare Not Likely to Get Play in State of the Union

Jonathan Weiner is quoted.
Medpage Today
January 29, 2018

Gap in living kidney transplants between white and minority recipients has widened instead of narrowed

Tanjala Purnell, study author, is quoted.
Modern Healthcare
January 2, 2018