The Center is On the Road for Long-term Care!

July 24, 2013    |   By: Calevir

DHSS has included the Center for Patient Safety (CPS) in its regional Long-Term Care Provider Meetings.   Kathy Wire, JD, MBA, CPHRM, is a Project Manager for CPS and is presenting “How CPS Can Help You Implement QAPI in a Confidential Environment.”   The handouts from the presentation, which describe CPS’ LTC offerings, are available on the DHSS website at


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