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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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Upcoming Webinar

Register for "Taming the Opioid Epidemic: The Role of Naloxone Prescribing” webinar on June 14th from 2-3 p.m. EDT.

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Consulting Services

Our Global Collaborations team supports organizations in their pursuit of zero patient harm.

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Helping Patients Understand Safety and Quality Data

View our safety and quality performance data and how we work to provide the best care with past, present and future patients.

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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.