Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety


Core MAPS PSO Team

Helga Brake, PharmD, CPHQ, CPPS, Vice President, Quality, Safety and Health Policy 
Phone: 630-276-5682 Email: hbrake@team-iha.org

Carrie Pinasco, BS, CDM, BCQS, Senior Director, Quality, Safety and Health Policy
Phone: 630-276-5845 Email: cpinasco@team-iha.org

Crystal LathenBS, Coordinator, Quality, Safety and Health Policy
Phone: 630-276-5544
Email: clathen@team-iha.org

Tammy De Leonardis, Executive Assistant, Quality, Safety and Health Policy
Phone: 630-276-5588
Email: tdeleonardis@team-iha.org

“Patient Safety Organizations help
hospitals and healthcare providers save lives and reduce harm”  - AHRQ

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Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Board

Kumar Nathan, MD, President, Huntley Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, Huntley, IL

Lori Wiegand, DNP, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, OSF Healthcare, Peoria, IL

Teresa Halloran, RN, Vice President of Patient Care / Chief Nursing Officer, Memorial Regional Health Services, Belleville, IL

Rachel Prather, RN, BSN, Chief Nursing Officer, Ferrell Memorial Hospital, Eldorado, IL

Brian Stein, MD, Acting Chief Medical Officer, Chief Quality Officer, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Advisory Council: 

Laurie Peterson, RN, Patient Safety Officer
Risk Management Department, Carle Health, Urbana, Il 

Nikki Henry, RN, Head of Risk Management, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, IL

Julie Bowen, RN, Executive Director Geriatric Services and Quality Assurance 
Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services,
Gibson City, IL 

Ruth Rankin, RN, MS, CPPS, System Director, Risk Management, Edwards-Elmhurst Healhcare, Naperville, IL

Becky Robinson, BS, Paralegal, CPHRM, Director, Clinical and Innovation Risk Management, OSF HealthCare, Peoria, IL

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Vision: To be the leading PSO that inspires the passionate pursuit of excellence in patient safety and quality care.