2018 Armstrong Award for Excellence in Quality and Safety  Oliver Schein MD JHH
Oliver Schein, M.D., is the 2018 recipient of the Armstrong Award for Excellence in Quality and Safety for the Johns Hopkins Hospital. By evaluating complications, sentinel events and operating room processes, Oliver Schein continuously challenges Wilmer Eye Institute to improve. He reviews each case at Wilmer that had a negative outcome, such as infection following cataract surgery or return to the operating room within 30 days, and initiates approaches to prevent complications. Schein also implemented cost-saving strategies in the surgical center, saving hundreds of thousands of health care dollars. View other awardees at https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/clinical-awards