The MedStar Health Institute for Quality and Safety (MIQS) aligns with and catalyzes the intellectual power within MedStar Health. The MIQS Team is devoted to supporting the MedStar Health quality and safety mission through synergistic interaction with our partners at the MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2); MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI); National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare; and MedStar’s Simulation, Training & Education Lab (SiTEL).
The Institute is home to the Center for Open, Honest Communication, the International Training Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery, the Center for Engaging Patients as Partners, the Academy for Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety, and an ever-evolving array of quality and safety research, education and training programs and clinical improvement programs. The MIQS Mission is shaped by the Quadruple Aim — Better Care, Better Health in Communities, Lower Costs, and Healthcare Workforce Support — and our priority areas of action and Centers of Expertise are built to address the related needs, which are:
We invite you to use this website and the content contained within as a resource, or even better, join us for a CANDOR learning event, a 2018 Telluride Experience session, or register to be in the inaugural class of the Master’s in Patient Safety & Quality Leadership in January, 2018. Contact us at: [email protected] for more information.