2021 MAPS PSO Culture of Safety Workshop Day 2 - Dec. 8

Time: 9:00 AM


9 am to 12 pm


Complimentary and exclusively for MAPS PSO members.

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The 2021 MAPS PSO Culture of Safety Workshop Day 2 — Aligning PSO Benefits with Your Organizational Strategy — will highlight strategies to boost involvement, enhance communication and maximize PSO operations to strengthen patient safety across the care continuum. Your PSO operational teams will gain functional strategies to optimize your MAPS membership benefits.


9 – 9:15 am: Welcome and Introductions
Carrie Pinasco   

9:15 – 10:00 am: Key MAPS Benefits: Adverse Event Reporting and Reviews, Event Discoveries, and Top 10 Patient Safety Issues
Carrie Pinasco
(Includes discussion and interactive exercises)

10:00 – 11:00 am: PSO Workforce Training: Critical Insights for You and Your Workforce 
Peggy Binzer, JD, Executive Director of the Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

11:00 am – 11:45 am: PSES Policy Work and PSO Operational Consistency 
Carrie Pinasco

11:45 am -12:00 pm: Wrap-Up Summary of MAPS Operational Learnings  
Carrie Pinasco

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for MAPS PSO coordinators and team members.


Peggy Binzer, JD, Executive Director, Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Binzer directs the nation’s leading professional association for PSOs, guiding PSO members in measurably improving patient safety and quality care through safety culture and high reliability. Binzer spearheaded the crafting and passage of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA) while serving as Senior Health Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. As a Shareholder at Polsinelli PC, she provides PSOs with legal guidance to enhance PSQIA protections and design innovative quality improvement programs.

Carrie Pinasco, CDM, BCQS, MAPS Senior Director
Pinasco’s healthcare career includes more than 15 years of extensive experience supporting clinical benchmarking projects, patient safety data collection and PSO program development. After working at UHC (now Vizient, Inc.) Carrie joined MAPS to oversee MAPS’ collaboration efforts with other PSOs, marketing and new business development. She leads member training and assists in developing educational materials.