The Michigan Health & Hospital Association's (MHA) Keystone Center for Patient Safety and Quality was created in March 2003 as a division of the MHA Health Foundation in response to growing concern about patient safety and health care quality and in recognition of the unique willingness of Michigan hospitals to collaborate to improve care.
MHA Keystone exists to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery through the application of science and implementation of best-practice evidence to save lives and reduce costs. The MHA Keystone Center does this by partnerships with patient safety experts such as Johns Hopkins University MHA Keystone is unique in its ability to bring large numbers of hospitals together in a single improvement initiative. Through MHA Keystone, Michigan hospitals are gaining national prominence for their willingness to collaborate and effectively improve patient safety and quality of care.
St. Mary Mercy Hospital is actively involved in the MHA Keystone ICU and Keystone HAI projects.