Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety

MAPS PSO Patient Safety Champion

Utilize our Program to Support Your Staff and Patient Safety Efforts!

 


We are looking for champions of patient safety who: 

  • Show a passion and commitment to patient safety
  • Identify opportunities to improve patient safety
  • Encourage colleagues to practice safe patient care
  • Exemplify and promote the organizations safety culture
  • Go above and beyond their role in making sure patients are safe 

Patient Safety Champion Honorable Mention 2021

OSF Home Care was acknowledged as an honorable mention for a "great catch" in identifying the need for a medication clarification to safely discharge a patient. Kelley Messmer's discovery prevented a patient from developing irreversable kidney damage.


Patient Safety Champion Honorable Mention of 2020

Pinckneyville Community Hospital (PCH) was recognized as an honorable mention for embracing and supporting the new PCH Good Catch Program.  Diedra Restoff, RN embraced training staff to actively report and share good catch learnings. 


Pictured left to right: Randall Dauby, CEO; Eva Hopp, CNE; Diedra Restoff, Nurse Manager, Cancer Care and Infusion Clinic; Rachel Grunloh, Quality Coordinator; Blake Thornton, Director of Quality and Risk Management and MAPS PSO Coordinator



MAPS Coordinator Tips: Consider nominating your patient safety heroes, employees of the month, good catch recipients or quality/risk warriors. 


Please select your nomination category:

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Recipients Include!


2021 Patient Safety Champion

FHN Memorial Hospital 
Northwestern Medicine  - Lake Forest Hospital

2020 Patient Safety Champion
Dupage Medical Group



2019 Patient Safety Champion
Rush Copley Medical Center



2018 Patient Safety Champion 
Morris Hospitals & Healthcare Centers

 

2017 Patient Safety Champion
OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center


 

Each annual Patient Safety Champion recipient will be recognized at the MAPS Annual Culture of Safety Workshop in October. Awardees will be acknowledged in a press release from IHA and featured on the MAPS website. He or she will also receive an individual  patient safety champion trophy, a patient safety champion pin and personalized patient safety champion certificate. The organization is given a larger trophy and a certificate to display their pride in initiating outstanding patient safety efforts.