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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.

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Involving Families in Care

Learn how a new resource empowers loved ones to help care for patients in the ICU.

Healthcare Safety Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy

Apply by June 8 for this nine-month training program.

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Join a National Project

We’re seeking hospitals to collaborate on improving care for mechanically ventilated patients

Featured Videos

The CUSP Workshop Game | A Journey to Patient Safety

An Armstrong Institute workshop uses an innovative board game to simulate the experience of preparing, launching and sustaining a Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) team.

Meet a Safety and Quality Researcher | Jill A. Marsteller, PhD, MPP

Dr. Marsteller is an associate professor who works closely with Johns Hopkins’ Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Her research focuses on improving systems of care delivery, optimizing interaction between caregivers, and evaluating safety and quality improvement projects.


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