The Ministry of Health and the Public Hospitals Authority are exploring opportunities for sustainable collaborations with Johns Hopkins International. On Thursday, May 17th, 2018 Minister of Health Dr. the Honourable Duane E. Sands received Managing Director of Global Services at Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHMI) Irma Purish at a courtesy call designed to explore engaging and sustainable models of patient-centered care that allows for innovative collaboration and raise the standard of care delivered.
Ms. Purish who also toured the nation’s premier health facility the Princess Margaret Hospital met with the Public Hospitals Authority Board, and Senior Executives of the PHA and delivered a presentation on JHMI’s presence in Latin American and the Caribbean. Additionally, she outlined services offered to their international partners which include: core services; patient services, and global services. Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Public Hospitals Authority Robert Carron spearheaded the meeting as Chair of the Board’s Strategic Planning, Infrastructure, Institutional Redevelopment and Public Relations sub-committee. Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHMI) is a partnership program established by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to raise the standard of healthcare through long-term mission-driven agreements.