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Building Infrastructure

Infrastructure is needed to design, implement and evaluate the work of patient safety in the organization. At The Johns Hopkins Hospital, a patient safety director oversees this work through the creation of a safety strategic plan.

Patient safety at Johns Hopkins includes the organizational-level capacity to identify and improve upon our major risk areas, measure and improve culture and improve medication safety. It also involves the active work by a patient safety committee, which represents caregivers, staff and patients, to oversee the implementation of our strategic vision.

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Physician Involvement in Safety

Physician Involvement in SafetyWithout physician buy-in, patient safety efforts often fall flat. Read about one Hopkins hospitalist’s approach to earning providers’ support.

The Leadership Imperative

The Leadership ImperativeHospital leaders must model the behavior they want staff to adopt for patient safety, says the Center’s executive director. Read Chip Davis’ column.


We've Changed Our Name

The Center for Innovation is now part of the new Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Learn more about the institute.


Please review training opportunities at the Armstrong Institute for a listing of upcoming workshops and online programs.

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