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: 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 ...
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 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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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