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2016 AHA-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize

Monday, July 06, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Patricia McTiernan
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The American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize® is presented annually to honor hospitals pursuing excellence through hospital leadership and innovation in quality improvement and safety.

The 2016 award will:

  • Raise awareness of the value of a hospital-wide commitment to better health and better care at a lower cost that can be achieved through the relentless pursuit of highly reliable, exceptional quality, safe, patient- centered care
  • Reward successful efforts to develop and promote a systems-based approach toward improvements in quality of care
  • Inspire hospitals to be leaders in improving the health of their communities while enhancing outcomes and the experience of care for patients and reducing costs of care
  • Provide models of successful programs and strategies for the hospital field to use in addressing challenging issues, including reducing disparities in care

Prize honors are: one winner; up to two finalists; and up to four Citations of Merit honorees; no more than five honors will be awarded. The winner will receive $75,000; each finalist will receive $12,500. The awards will be presented at the AHA-Health Forum Leadership Summit (July 17-19) in San Diego.

All U.S. hospitals are eligible for the AHA-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize.

Please nominate an organization (either your own or another) or download an application directly from www.aha.org/questforquality.

Completed applications must be submitted by midnight, central time, Sunday, October 11, 2015, to http://ahaconnect.org/quest_for_quality_upload.php.


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