Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD, United States
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Johns Hopkins Medicine
Website : http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/
Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is an $8 billion integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading health care systems in the United States. Johns Hopkins Medicine unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the organizations, health professionals and facilities of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.