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The Quality and Risk Management Department

The Quality and Risk Management Department is made up of:

The mission of the Quality and Risk Management Program is to support the recovery of individuals with serious mental illness by promoting a safe physical and clinical environment for patients, staff and visitors through the identification and mitigation of potential risks and hazards that may contribute to or cause injury or illness. The department also develops, directs, manages and monitors hospital-wide performance improvement activities to ensure organizational effectiveness that result in positive patient treatment outcomes. The hospital uses the Plan Do Check Act performance improvement methodology.

Quality and Risk Management staff are actively involved in promoting a culture that:

National Patient Safety Goals

Quality and Risk Management Staff

Donna McGraw, BS
Assistant Director

Tamara Brown
PI Coordinator

Sue Sohn
Office Assistant

Ann Burke

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute