Center for Patient Safety & Health Policy


  • To integrate quality and safety concepts into our everyday work
    • Increase quality and safety of clinical care
  • Enhance organizational knowledge through dissemination of successful practices
    • Enhance productivity and efficiency
  • Integrate quality improvement efforts into health services/outcomes research and health policy
  • Train the next generation of health professionals to incorporate quality improvement practices in their work


  • To train a core of individuals at UT Health San Antonio in quality improvement methods
  • Implement quality and safety through project-based learning at levels of UT Health San Antonio
  • Contain costs by improving infrastructure and support systems
  • Dissemination of quality improvement methods within and outside of system