The Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Health System independently and collectively address strategic information technology, networking, and telecommunications issues. The CIO Technical Council meets monthly to discuss and review emerging technologies, significant projects, and policy matters that will have an impact on the deployment of inter-divisional and and inter-organizational solutions. Representatives from the various entities of Johns Hopkins contribute to the agenda, and lead the discussions, providing an opportunity for collaboration, collegiality, and coordination.
The Clinical Systems Advisory Committee (CSAC) provides advice and recommendations as it reviews technologies in support of patient care, clinical research, and medical education. Promotes the use of technology to support patient safety, clinical efficiency, and outcomes research. Establishes standards and discusses alternative approaches to clinical systems development activities.
IT@JH has undertaken an effort to expand opportunity and the professional goals and aspirations of everyone on our staff. Moreover, we have an obligation to provide leadership and reflect the diversity of our community. Working in information technology at a world class organization provides all of us with extraordinary opportunities for personal and career enrichment. Given this, much is also expected from us to ensure that we maintain an environment that is respectful of all individuals and promotes career advancement for all.
The Patient Management Systems Advisory Committee (PMAC) is responsible for planning and oversight of information technologies to support Johns Hopkins Medicine relative to the administrative and financial aspects of patient management. The group’s membership includes representatives from the departments and affiliates of the Johns Hopkins Health System and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The SAP Executive Oversight Committee is comprised of senior institutional leadership and serves as the governing body for SAP, the institution’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) program. The group is charged with providing strategic direction and facilitating work prioritization relative to SAP.
The Institutional Computing Standards Committee (ICSC) is charged to develop integrated standards for networked computing systems (especially local area networks) and for clinical and administrative database access. While respecting the heterogeneity of the many systems at Johns Hopkins, these standards will provide a framework for institution-wide integration of local area networks and for institutional policies about issues such as security, backup and disaster recovery. The ICSC also may deal at a technical level with standards for various LAN-related topics--among them database connectivity and management, Internet applications and tools, messaging systems, directory services and network communication protocols.
The Academic Computing Advisory Committee (ACAC) consists of faculty and staff from the Schools of Engineering and of Arts and Sciences, representatives from the Center for Educational Resources (CER) and from the Library and representatives from Information Technology @ Johns Hopkins (IT@JH, HITS). The ACAC’s task is to improve IT delivery and resources on the Homewood Campus by identifying academic IT needs or problems, by facilitating their solution, by advising the Homewood Deans of such issues informally, and by formally reporting its activities and advice annually to the Deans. In addition, the committee will advise the Deans about major IT @ JH initiatives by participating in the evaluation of proposed major acquisitions.