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Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
The Armstrong Institute's goal is to eliminate preventable harm to patients and to achieve the best patient outcomes at the lowest cost possible, and then to share knowledge of how to achieve this goal with the world. Created with a $10 million gift from C. Michael Armstrong, former chairman of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of Trustees, the institute also provides an infrastructure that, for the first time, oversees, coordinates and supports patient safety and quality efforts across Johns Hopkins' integrated health care system.
Find training opportunities for frontline staff to develop a comprehensive unit-based safety program.
Patient Safety Summit
Health care professionals across the organization meet at this one-day annual event to discuss and learn about improving patient safety.
Blood Clot Prevention
Find venous thromboembolism resources for clinicians and patients.
The Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence
Johns Hopkins Medicine announced the opening of the Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence. The center, led by David Newman-Toker, M.D., Ph.D., professor of neurology and otolaryngology and an internationally-recognized leader in diagnostic research and diagnostic safety, will enhance diagnostic accuracy, cut waste on unnecessary diagnostic testing, and move the needle on eliminating preventable harms from diagnostic errors worldwide. This center is part of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.
Re-Engineering the Hospital Unit
The Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute and Applied Physics Laboratory are working to create an ideal clinical unit in which technologies, workflows and the clinical environment work together to help clinicians deliver the safest, most patient-centered care possible.