Research Programs

The Center for Patient Safety and Quality Research at MIQS, is a leader in the science, innovation, and discovery leading to better patient quality, experience, and safety of healthcare across the continuum of health. Along with our Patient and Family Advisors and our MedStar Health partners from the Diabetes InstituteNational Center for Human Factors in HealthcareInstitute for InnovationResearch Institute, and care teams from across the system, we design, implement, and test the future of health for all Americans. One hallmark of our program is the commitment to patient, family, and caregiver engagement in co-producing innovation.


Listen to Marty Hatlie, Director of MIQS, and Armando Nahum, Director of the Center for Engaging Patients as Partners at MIQS, talk about the value of engaging patients and families in the business of healthcare. Patient Safety leader, David Mayer MD, weighs in on how important it is to have patient and family member advisors in the work he does every day at MedStar Health.


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