Clemenceau Medical Center - Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare Today (29/02/2018)

Discussion of the future of measuring medical quality and advances in patient-centered care

Clemenceau Medical Center (CMC), in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, welcomes New York Times bestselling author and Johns Hopkins health policy expert Dr. Martin Makary to help boost high-value care and enhance patient care in the region.

Dr. Makary is a health care futurist, writing in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, TIME, and Newsweek. He is the author of Unaccountable, a book about health care transparency and Library Journal Book of the Year. He is known as the expert in healthcare innovation, quality measurement science, and public health disparities. At Johns Hopkins, he serves as Chief Islet Transplant Surgery and Professor of Surgery, and is the creator of The Surgery Checklist popularized in the book the Checklist Manifesto. He also has served in leadership roles at the United Nations World Health Organization for the Safe Surgery Saves Lives initiative. Dr. Makary was named one of America’s 20 Most Influential People in Health Care.

Clemenceau Medical Center’s affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International provides a platform to discuss transparency in healthcare and encourage other healthcare institutions to improve healthcare standards by shifting their attention towards patient safety. Using colorful stories, Dr. Makary explains how lifestyle medicine, a new generation of doctors, and technology are shaping the future of health care. The aim of the lectures are to shed light on the future of medicine moving towards minimalistic appropriate and holistic care.

Dr. Martin Makary stated, “It is a privilage to be part of the strong partnership between Clemenceau Medical Center and Johns Hopkins that asks what’s the most appropriate medical care, focusing on right care rather than more care.”

Dr. Mounes Kalaawi, CEO of Clemenceau Medical Center, encouraged the sharing of expertise and practices between Johns Hopkins Medicine International and CMC in spreading maximum awareness and latest evidence in patient-centered care. He added: “Patient-centered care is now integral to the practice of modern medicine as it eliminates preventable harm and enhances transparency of clinical outcomes; a value that is deeply integrated in our mission as a leading healthcare provider.”