Maryland Patient Safety Center

Organizational Membership

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. When an organization becomes an annual dues paying member, all employed providers an staff receive:

  • Unlimited FREE registrations for the Annual Patient Safety Conference held each Spring
  • Unlimited FREE registrations for the Annual Medication Safety Conference held each Fall
  • Unlimited FREE registrations for educational programs that have included: Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Human Factors Engineering, Appreciative Inquiry, etc.
  • Participation in the Mid-Atlantic Patient Safety Organization (additional documentation required)
  • Discounts (50%) on Lean Healthcare Training, Six Sigma, and other performance improvement programming  along with additional needs-based courses. 
  • Discounted rate for our organizational training programs:
  • FREE access to the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire and analysis with recommendations


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 or call 410-540- 9210