Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety PSO

The Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) is a federally certified Patient Safety Organization (PSO) and an Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) company since 2010.

The Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety provides full privileges and confidentiality, secure adverse event data-collection solutions, peer networking/learning and educational tools to improve patient care. Joining MAPS gives you the opportunity to meet your mission of improving patient safety and quality of care.
Read our MAPS PSO E-News - Patient Safety Community Edition
MAPS PSO Program Benefits
Events Calendar

Click here to access the adverse event reporting system and secure member portal.

Our Team at a Glance

Staff Contacts & Bios
Jay D. Bhatt, DO, MPH, MPA, FACP, President
Helga Brake, PharmD, CPHQ, CPPS, Director
Carrie Pinasco, BS, CDM, Operations Manager
Mary Stankos, RN, MJ, CPHQ, CPPS, Patient Safety Consultant
Tammy De Leonardis, Administrative Assistant

Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety Board

Maryjane A. Wurth, President & CEO, Illinois Hospital Association
Gary Kaatz, Past President & CEO, Rockford Health System
Kumar Nathan, Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness, Centegra Health System
Gary Noskin, Chief Medical Officer, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

We welcome your questions, feedback, best practices and success stories. Please contact us at or (630) 276-5657 for assistance.


MAPS PSO Advisory Council

Cheryl M. Creasy, RN, MBA, CPHRM, Vice President, Risk Management, Memorial Hospital, Belleville

Jan DeCrescenzo, PhD, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, Director, Risk Management/Patient Safety, Edward Hospital, Naperville

Adam E. Elder, Director of Patient Safety, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services, Gibson City

Diane D. Homan, MD, Vice President, Clinical Innovation and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Rush-Copley Medical Center, Aurora

Margaret Marouni, MS, RN, Patient Safety Program Manager, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago


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

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