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 

MAPS PSO Patient Safety Champion Nominee Form

Please select your nomination category:

Maximum of 500 characters.

Thank you for submitting your nomination. Please note that the form description is limited to 500 characters.  We are requesting that you upload a file to provide additional details. Feel free to send us an email directly with any additional information to Crystal Lathen at clathen@team-iha.org. Our MAPS PSO team will contact you with any questions.  We appreciate your commitment to patient safety.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Carrie Pinasco at 630-276-5845 or Crystal Lathen at 630-276-5544.

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

Recipients Include!

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

Nomination Guidelines: Learn more about the nomination process.

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