About the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety

What We Stand For

MAPS works toward its mission of safe care everywhere by engaging a diverse stakeholder coalition that includes a devoted a Board of Directors, membership leaders, dedicated staff, and over 100 members that broadly represent Minnesota's healthcare community.  MAPS focuses on educational programming, novel projects, patient and family engagement, and collaboration across all care settings. 

In August of 2017, MAPS became a subsidiary of Stratis Health.  As one of MAPS' founding members, Stratis Health leads collaboration and innovation in healthcare quality and safety, serving as a trusted expert in facilitating improvement for people and communities. Stratis Health envisions a healthcare system that supports an informed activated consumer and competent satisfied healthcare professionals working in settings that promote optimum care and reduce chance of error. 

Throughout its first decade of work, MAPS brought new standards around informed consent, medication safety, and culture of safety to the Minnesota community. In its second decade, MAPS is expanding these efforts and tackling other emerging topics in patient safety, including patient and family engagement, diagnostic error, and transitions of care.  Please contact us to learn how to get involved in MAPS.


MAPS Overarching Strategic Priority:

MAPS will engage patients, providers, and the community for better safer healthcare across the continuum.


Strategic Priorities


Convene and help align the patient safety community around shared language and goals


Bridge between and across care silos with respect to transitions of care

Strengthen Relationships

Strengthen relationships between patients and their care teams to foster patient safety