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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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Online Safety Certificate

Learn concepts and tools to be a patient safety champion. Get details about the program.

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Talking about death is difficult but important, writes Peter Pronovost. Read his blog.

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Safer Intensive Care

National Public Radio program highlights our efforts to create safer intensive care units. Listen now.

Featured Videos

Peter Pronovost: In the Interest of Patient Safety

Peter Pronovost explains why he became interested in this field, how his work is already saving lives, and what the institute's plans are for the future.

Our Approach to Innovation

The Armstrong Institute uses human-centered design and collaborative improvement techniques to envision the future of health care. Learn about our approach while watching scenes from two ICU Innovation Days.


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