The MHQA incorporated as an Illinois not-for-profit limited liability corporation on October 25, 2013, and began business operations on January 15, 2014. Its founding partners are Memorial Health System and Southern Illinois University (SIU) HealthCare (now SIU Medicine) with the addition of Springfield Clinic in 2016. SIU’s Statistical Outcomes and Analytical Research (SOAR) group joined forces with MHQA in 2015.
The alliance between Memorial, SIU Medicine, and Springfield Clinic brings together the best of research, computer-based and live simulation, and quality and safety innovation to forge unique opportunities in improving patient care.
MHQA’s headquarters are in Springfield, IL at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.