Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety


Learn the MAPS PSO Advantage

The Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) is a federally certified Patient Safety Organization (PSO) and an Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) company since 2010. Our program provides full privileges and confidentiality, secure adverse event data-collection solutions, peer networking/learning and educational tools to improve patient care. Joining MAPS gives you the opportunity to meet your mission of improving patient safety and quality of care.

Understanding MAPS PSO

To date, PSO's have collected over 2,000,000 safe reports among 87 national PSOs within 29 states and the District of Columbia.

Patient Safety Evaluation System (PSES) Policy Support

MAPS members consist of 100 Midwestern health systems, hospitals, critical access hospitals, physicians groups, long term care and specialty outpatient clinics.

MAPS Ambulatory consists of: outpatient centers, home health and hospice centers, surgical centers, medical groups, primary care and specialty offices, free-standing emergency departments and more. 
Visit our MAPS Ambulatory Focus Group tab to access password protected resources and past event materials. 


Fill out the Contact Us form to be added to our mailing list and patient safety educational events. Call us at 630-276-5657 for assistance or a program overview webinar.

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Prospective Members

Improve patient safety at your organization by learning from a community of PSO users. MAPS PSO provides complete onboarding services including customized templates for Patient Safety Evaluation Services (PSES) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) tools.  

MAPS PSO Benefit Flyer
MAPS PSO Top 10 Patient Safety Issues 2020 Flyer
MAPS PSO Top 10 Patient Safety Issues 2021 Flyer
MAPS PSO Top 10 Patient Safety Issues 2022 Flyer

News and Events page for prospective members 

Legal Updates on PSO Case Law

IHA submits amicus brief:
Protecting PSO Confidentiality - an Illinois Story

“Get involved with your PSO if you aren’t already. PSOs are the wave of the future, they are part of the future, clinically, electronically and as part of quality and safety improvements.”

Dr. William Munier, Director, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)