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Our Work

In its second decade, MAPS has expanded its focus to patient safety across all care settings with a particular focus on transitions of care.

Stop Dropping the Ball: Improving Diagnosis Across Transitions of Care in Rural Communities: This innovative project is centered on improving diagnostic test management upon discharge from the emergency department in a rural community. By co-designing a new process with community members and patients, the possibility of test result follow-up communication failures will be minimized. Funded by MMIC/Constellation and Stratis Health.

Establishing Engaged Community Advisory Boards in Assisted Living: Built on best practices for engagement, with relevance to the assisted living setting, community advisory boards were established at three pilot assisted living sites in 2020. A description of this work, including a Community Advisory Board Toolkit, can be accessed here:  

MAPS Assisted Living Community Advisory Board Report - February, 2021

Community advisory boards create opportunities for joint decision-making and help ensure that decisions better reflect the resident/tenant and family perspective and needs. This work was funded by Care Providers of Minnesota and Stratis Health.       

Become Part of a Community

We promote patient safety by encouraging collaboration between participants of Minnesota Health Care.

Please join us in efforts to fulfill our mission.

EMAIL US: maps@mnpatientsafety.org

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