Center for Patient Safety

2410A Hyde Park
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Executive Director

Contact: Alex Christgen

573.636.1014 ext. 2

Project Manager/LTC, Legal Consultant

Contact: Kathy Wire


Patient Safety Director/EMS

Contact: Lee Varner



AHRQ-listed PSO (Patient Safety Organization)


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Incident Management

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The Center for Patient Safety provides customized safety culture improvement solutions, including best-in-class administration of the AHRQ Survey of Safety Culture, safety culture training and consulting. As a certified Patient Safety Organization, CPS can also help its participants develop systems to improve patient safety while protecting their work. CPS works with clients across the continental US and through the full spectrum of healthcare providers. CPS professionals have specific expertise in culture tools such as Just Culture, TeamSTEPPS and CUSP collaborative work that they can share through consulting or educational programs. Educational offerings include a turnkey safety culture bootcamp (for hospital and/or non-hospital providers) and more customized options.