Consulting firm EY is partnering with Johns Hopkins Medicine to try to make hospitals and other health care organizations safer.
The firm plans to help its health care clients devise safety plans and initiatives using clinical research and expertise from the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. EY also plans to develop new products for its clients under the long-term contractual partnership.
Financial details were not disclosed, and EY does not share client information.
The Johns Hopkins institute has worked for years on improving infection rates at hospitals, with its first efforts focused on getting doctors and other medical staff to adhere...