News and Events

12/27/2016
MAPS PSO is launching its 2017 webinar education series. These educational events will feature various PSO and patient safety topics. Events are complementary to all MAPS membership. Please join us for the following
exclusive Member Pain Management Webinar - Alternative to Opioids for Pain Management in the ED. Featuring Alexis LaPietra, DO, Medical Director of the Emergency Medicine Pain Management Program and the Fellowship Director of the Emergency Medicine Pain Management Fellowship at St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. Creator of the Alternatives to Opiates (ALTO SM) program on alternative approaches to pain management in the ED.Topic:  Alternative to Opioids for Pain Management in the ED

 

4/27/2016
Not all Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) are the same.  It's important to know how joining a PSO benefits your healthcare organization and how they support your patient safety efforts.  Read more about how the Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety PSO is leading the charge on important healthcare issues across the Midwest and the country.
3/28/2016
Over 35 participants attended the event on Thursday, March 24 at both the Naperville and Springfield Illinois Health and Hospital Association offices. Participants discussed the challenges for identifying and reducing diagnostic errors across all healthcare environments.  Nationally recognized content experts facilitated discussion for recognizing both system and cognitive errors. Learn more....
3/14/2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded current regulations governing the patient safety standards that hospitals with more than 50 beds must meet in order to contract with qualified health plans (QHPs). Beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, hospitals may look at several options. Click on the news title above to learn more...
 
2/24/2016
The Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Patient Safety Organization (PSO) has joined forces with NextPlane Solutions to help its members improve and maximize their data collection and cultivation efforts.
10/8/2015
MAPS PSO will be a part of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana - October 18-21, 2015.