The Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (CQuIPS) improves the quality and safety of all Americans through strategic partnerships. Specifically, CQuIPS:
- Conducts and supports user-driven research on patient safety and health care quality measurement, reporting, and improvement.
- Develops and disseminates reports and information on health care quality measurement, reporting, and improvement.
- Collaborates with stakeholders across the health care system to implement evidence-based practices, accelerating and amplifying improvements in quality and safety for patients.
- Assesses our own practices to ensure continuous learning and improvement for the Center and its members.
Mission Statement: Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. February 2004. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. htp://www.ahrq.gov/about/cquips/cquipsmiss.htm