Johns Hopkins, EY join forces to bolster healthcare delivery: 4 things to know

Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality is teaming up with EY, a provider of assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, to boost patient safety, operational efficiency and clinical outcomes.

Here are five things to know:

1. The strategic collaboration will develop and market services built on reliability, clinical transformation, risk management and valuation as well as data analytics.

2. EY Health Sector Services will focus on healthcare system clinical transformation, enterprise risk, provider infrastructure and enterprise data analytics.

3. Under the partnership, Johns Hopkins will bring evidence-based clinical methods to improve patient safety, quality, clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction and delivery operational effectiveness.

4. The two organizations will provide the following services under the partnership:

• Services featuring high reliability across locations, functions and geographies. The organizations will zone in on governance and infrastructure, clinical practices and communities as well as performance management.
• Analytical tools offering clinical data to help prevent harm. These tools will feature similar controls used in managing financial data.
• Safety and quality evaluation for organizations to analyze clinical quality and patient safety infrastructure, as well as potential risks.
• Services for organizations to plan, design, build and commission hospitals, medical schools, home healthcare services and telehealth capabilities.

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