Contributing Clinical Peer Review Process Expertise

12/20/2011 - Marc T. Edwards, MD, MBA, President and CEO of QA to QI (West Hartford, CT) announced that his firm has joined Nationwide Alliance of Patient Safety Organizations (NAPSO). NAPSO is a collaboration intended to help member PSOs work together for their mutual success. NAPSO holds periodic teleconferences with an agenda determined by the membership, and has a members-only LinkedIn group to aid in networking.

According to Dr. Edwards, "Joining NAPSO was a logical extension of our strategy to provide content and services to other PSOs based on our unique expertise in clinical peer review process. We've already been working cooperatively with CHPSO and the MHA Patient Safety Organization to supply newsletter content and educational programs."

Other members of NAPSO currently include:

  • American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Patient and Donor Safety Center
  • The Anesthesia Quality Institute
  • Baptist Health Patient Safety Partnership
  • California Hospital Patient Safety Organization (CHPSO)
  • Child Health Patient Safety Organization
  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
  • Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
  • MHA Patient Safety Organization
  • Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety
  • Missouri Center for Patient Safety
  • New Jersey Hospital Association Institute for Quality & Patient Safety
  • NE Coalition for Patient Safety
  • NC Quality Center Patient Safety Organization
  • Patient Safety Organization of Florida
  • Quantros Patient Safety Center
  • Society of Hospital Medicine PSO
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • UHC Performance Improvement PSO
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Marc T. Edwards

Marc T. Edwards, MD, MBA is President and CEO of QA to QI. He operates a Listed Patient Safety Organization, markets clinical peer review program management software, and assists clients to make improvements in quality, safety and resource use. For additional information, visit or contact him directly:; 860.521.8484.

QA to QI LLC dba QA to QI (West Hartford, CT; specializes in the development of evidence-based tools for healthcare improvement through operations research.