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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.

  • Learn With Us

    Our training and educational opportunities are available to all health care professionals.

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  • Our Projects

    Our projects reduce preventable harm, improve patient and clinical outcomes, and decrease health care costs.

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  • About Us

    We coordinate safety and quality improvement efforts across our corporate health system.

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  • Safety & Quality Data

    View our key performance measures for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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Upcoming Trainings

The Armstrong Institute hosts training opportunities throughout the year targeted to a wide range of health care professionals, from frontline staff to executives.
Through December 2020 all trainings will be held virtually.
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CUSP Implementation Training

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“Defining a ‘Quality’ Project” Workshop

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Evaluating QI/PS Projects

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Lean Sigma Green Belt

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5-Day Patient Safety Certificate

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TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course


Johns Hopkins Hospital was Awarded 2019 “Meritorious” Status

Compared against over 680 of our peers participating ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program hospitals, Johns Hopkins Hospital was found to be among the top 10% percentile in surgical cases performed in 2018. Johns Hopkins Medicine's Patient Safety and Quality website shares data for the Johns Hopkins Health System. Here, you will find information about key safety issues and the patient's experience of care including surgical volumes.

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