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Center for Quality & Safety

About the MaineHealth Center for Quality & Safety

The MaineHealth Center for Quality & Safety (CQS) provides system-wide direction in the identification, prioritization, implementation, measurement and communication of quality and safety initiatives. CQS serves MaineHealth system members and clinical integration programs, with a focus on the following areas:    

  • Data management, analysis and reporting to support quality and patient safety improvement initiatives
  • Education and consultation on improvement science and methodologies which support quality improvement throughout the system
  • Program evaluation to assist with design and implementation of methods to assess effectiveness and value of various MaineHealth programs
  • Accreditation and regulatory support regarding quality and patient safety activities






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