Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety

Patient Safety Champion Program

The MAPS PATIENT SAFETY CHAMPION PROGRAM recognizes both an individual and his/her organization for outstanding efforts in supporting zero patient harm.

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

Good catches are happening every day all around us!

Our heroes of patient safety are everywhere: At your registration desk, in your lab, in your emergency room, in your pharmacy, in your exam room and In any area of your facility


Nomination Guidelines

Learn more about the nomination process.


Nominate staff thoughout the year!

Past Recipients Include!

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


MAPS PSO Patient Safety Champion Nominee Form

Please select your nomination category:

Maximum of 500 characters.

Thank you for submitting your nomination. As part of our efforts to recognize more staff, we are adding a team nomination category for COVID-19 in 2020.   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.