Center for Patient Safety & Health Policy
CPS&HP

Aims

  • To integrate quality and safety concepts into our everyday work
    • Increase quality and safety of clinical care
  • Enhance organizational knowledge through dissemination of successful practices
    • Enhance productivity and efficiency
  • Integrate quality improvement efforts into health services/outcomes research and health policy
  • Train the next generation of health professionals to incorporate quality improvement practices in their work

Objectives

  • To train a core of individuals at UTHSCSA in quality improvement methods
  • Implement quality and safety through project-based learning at levels of UTHSCSA
  • Contain costs by improving infrastructure and support systems
  • Dissemination of quality improvement methods within and outside of system
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