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Patient safety

Patient safety
Saving lives through better diagnoses
Published Oct 31, 2016
JHM launches Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence with $5M gift
Patient safety
Superbug solutions
Published Oct 18, 2016
Armstrong Institute awarded $16M government contract to improve use of antibiotics
Patient safety
Study: Medical errors No. 3 cause of death in U.S.
Published May 3, 2016
Diagnostic errors, medical mistakes led to more than 250,000 deaths in 2013, researchers estimate
Health IT
Smart medicine
Published Oct 19, 2015
Hopkins Medicine, Microsoft partner to connect medical devices (and the data they generate) in effort to reduce preventable harm
Sick and tired?
Published Oct 8, 2015
Preventable food, sleep deprivation all too common in hospitals, Hopkins experts say / Hopkins Medicine
Survey says ...
Simple steps to better care
Published Aug 11, 2015
Survey highlights practices that consistently lead to high patient ratings of hospital care / Hopkins Medicine
Patient safety
Early warning signs
Published Aug 5, 2015
Computer algorithm could help speed detection of sepsis, which kills an estimated 200,000 in U.S. each year
Hands-on diagnosis
Published April 29, 2015
Tiny lab devices could attack huge problem of drug-resistant infections
Ebola preparedness
Hopkins Medicine develops training videos for CDC
Published Feb 18, 2015
Modules aim to help hospital emergency departments better prepare to treat patients with infectious diseases / Hopkins Medicine
Student inventors
Undergrad team takes second place
Published Nov 18, 2014
AccuSpine undergraduate research team has won $85,000 at innovation challenges this year