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, Consultant, 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:

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

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

Brian Stein, MD, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Michael Richardson, MHSc, BSN, RN, CPPS, CPHRM, Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer, St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center, Chicago, IL  


Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Advisory Council: 

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

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

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

Lindsay Price, PT, MBA, CPPS, System Director, Patient Safety & Accreditation, Memorial Health, Springfield, IL

Don Crain, MA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS, Patient Safety Officer, Northwest Community Healthcare, Arlington Heights, IL

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

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overview webinar.

Thank you!
Your Patient Safety Team