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The Maryland Patient Safety Center maintains a relentless pursuit of innovative approaches to prevent people from experiencing harm due to medical error. Our work is based on evidenced based programs that provide solutions and best practices to improve patient safety outcomes. Our end result: comprehensive programming that includes collaboratives, education, training and conferences for healthcare providers. By becoming an annual dues paying member, providers receive:

  • Unlimited registration for the Annual Patient Safety Conference held in March
  • Unlimited registration for educational programs that have included: Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Human Factors Engineering, and TeamSTEPPS™
  • Participation in the Mid-Atlantic Patient Safety Organization (additional documentation required)
  • Discounts on Lean Healthcare Training and Six Sigma (50% discount) - class offerings vary each year depending on need and interest
  • Discounted rate for our Caring for the Caregiver program that provides the tools to help employees immediately following an adverse event - emotional first-aid for the second victim

Benefits from participating in MPSC educational programming include:

  • Improves culture of safety
  • Decreases risk of harm to patients
  • Tools that allow for evaluation of new processes prior to implementation
  • Instruction on required process of analysis after an adverse event in order to determine actions for prevention in the future
  • Proven techniques to reduce adverse events, future error(s) and near misses
  • Evidence-based teamwork tools, aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills
  • Information that takes into account human strengths and limitations in the design of interactive systems that involve people, tools and technology, and work environments to ensure safety, effectiveness, and ease of use
  • Information that focuses on how systems work in actual practice, with real-and fallible-human beings

If you have any questions regarding membership with the Maryland Patient Safety Center, please email programs@marylandpatientsafety.org or call 410-540- 9210.