Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety

The Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety focuses its efforts on improving patient safety and reducing harm in health care. As part of the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA), we have the insight and expertise needed to help address the unique challenges facing Illinois providers.

There are several components to our offerings

Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Patient Safety Organization (PSO) – MAPS PSO offers healthcare providers the opportunity to work together to reduce serious events and patient harm within the federal confidentiality and privilege protections of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005. We offer:

  • Full privileges & confidentiality
  • Secure adverse event data-collection solutions
  • Peer networking/learning/sharing
  • Educational tools to improve patient safety
We promote best practices through Partnerships

IHA Institute for Innovations in Care and Quality and the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) 2.0 The Institute is committed to informing and empowering IHA members in advancing Illinois as a person-centered, national model for high-value healthcare. About HEN:

  • The HEN 2.0 initiative will be a joint venture with the Michigan Hospital Association’s Keystone Center.
  • HEN 2.0 is a national public-private partnership


Illinois Medication Safety Coalition – This new initiative is a collaboration between Illinois pharmacists and other interested members to promote medication safety and best practices.