#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Preventing Bacterial Infections
Dr. Lloyd Miller and his research group study the specific immune responses that help clear MRSA skin infections as well as other dangerous infections.
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Eliminating Harm to Patients | Dr. Peter Pronovost
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Hospitalized patients face the potential for hundreds of complications. See how researchers at Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute work with health care providers, engineers, psychologists and others to eliminate patient ...
Patient Safety Conversations | Patient Mobility Program at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
A Johns Hopkins Medicine study found that getting patients moving in the intensive care units (ICUs) improve their outcomes and mobility rates at discharge and decreased time in intensive care. Amy Toonstra, a physical therapist and Cindy ...
Patient Safety Conversations | Falls Prevention Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Patient safety is top priority at Johns Hopkins Medicine and its Bayview Medical Center—where Stacey Schaab, a performance improvement coordinator, and Linda Goodman, a professional development specialist—identified a safety problem: patient falls.
The CUSP Workshop Game | A Journey to Patient Safety
An Armstrong Institute workshop uses an innovative board game to simulate the experience of preparing, launching and sustaining a Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) team.
Improving Care for Mechanically Ventilated Patients
Sean Berenholtz, M.D., explains the importance of removing patients from mechanical ventilation as soon as safely possible in order to prevent short- and long-term harms. He outlines three groups of interventions to achieve this goal and ...
CDC and Johns Hopkins Develop Ebola Training Modules for Health Care Workers
Johns Hopkins Medicine led the creation of an interactive online training program for nurses and physicians based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Ebola guidance for health care workers.
Science of Improvement: What Will It Take to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs?
This presentation is the 2013 Richardson Memorial Lecture at the school of medicine. Since its creation in 1998, the annual Richardson Memorial Lecture has sparked and sustained conversation at UVA on the sensitive subject of medical error.
Assessing Your Culture | The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Lori Paine, director of patient safety for The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, says that measuring safety culture is key to launching a successful CUSP team.
Building Your CUSP Team | The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Rhonda Wyskiel, a nurse on the Weinberg ICU at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, provides an overview of the second task along the pre-CUSP phaseline: identifying and building your CUSP team.
The CUSP Phaseline Checklist | The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Melinda Sawyer of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality provides an overview of the CUSP phaseline checklist, which establishes for hospital units the roadmap for implementing the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP).
CUSP: Working Together | Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Peter Pronovost, director of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, talks about the power of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) to reduce preventable harm to patients. He also introduces a new program to help
Understanding CUSP and the CUSP Team | The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Julius Cuong Pham and Rhonda Wyskiel explain the five steps of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) and who should be on the CUSP team. Members of one CUSP team at Johns Hopkins also share their experiences.
Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality—Our Approach to Innovation
This video previews our approach to human-centered design and transdisciplinary collaboration. Please contact us at Armstronginstitute@jhmi.edu to learn more.