Patient Safety

To learn more, contact:
Jody Rothe
Quality Manager
1-800-362-2320 or 1-608-274-1940, ext. 8271

We collaborate with health care leaders and front-line staff to improve clinical processes and put the most current evidence into practice every day to improve the safety of care for patients.

What we do

  • Provide education on clinical topics and rapid-cycle improvement
  • Share data that can help health care organizations monitor patient safety measures
  • Spread best practices for reducing patient harm and adverse events
  • Distribute evidence-based tools like checklists and safety protocols that can be put into immediate use
  • Work with national partners to align existing initiatives for collective impact

Current topics

Representing Wisconsin in Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network, we target high-prevalence, high-cost clinical topics:

  • Healthcare-acquired conditions in nursing homes
    • Falls
    • Restraints
    • Quality measures
  • Adverse drug events