Insights from the Armstrong InstituteRedefining Accountability in Quality and Safety at Academic Medical CentersMathews, Simon C. MD; Demski, Renee MSW, MBA; Pronovost, Peter J. MD, PhDAuthor Information Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (Drs Mathews and Pronovost and Ms Demski); Division of Gastroenterology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (Dr Mathews); and Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Surgery, and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (Dr Pronovost). Correspondence: Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 750 E. Pratt St, 15th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 ([email protected]). The authors thank K. H. Ken Lee for his assistance in providing dashboard materials.Dr Pronovost reports receiving grant or contract support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (research related to patient safety and quality of care), the National Institutes of Health (acute lung injury research), and the American Medical Association Inc (improve blood pressure control); honoraria from various health care organizations for speaking on patient safety and quality (the Leigh Bureau manages these engagements); book royalties from the Penguin Group for his book Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals; and stock and fees to serve as a director for Cantel Medical. Dr Pronovost is a founder of Patient Doctor Technologies, a startup company that seeks to enhance the partnership between patients and clinicians with an application called Doctella. The other authors declare no conflicts of interest. Quality Management in Health Care: October/December 2016 - Volume 25 - Issue 4 - p 244-247 doi: 10.1097/QMH.0000000000000107 Buy Metrics © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.