2018 Health Quality Innovator of the Year Awards: Celebrating Joy in Health Care

Nominate your team for the Second Annual Health Quality Innovator of the Year Awards! Be recognized for using evidence-based approaches to quality improvement that deliver better care, better population health and lower health care costs.
Celebrate and share the ways you and your team are finding joy in your work and helping patients find joy in their lives!


Awards will be given in five categories:

  1. Collaboration: recognizes organizations committed to bringing others together to solve health care challenges.
  2. Data-driven Care: recognizes organizations that leverage information and technology in creative ways to improve patient safety, patient engagement and care coordination.
  3. Patient-centered Care: recognizes organizations that have made health care more responsive to the needs of patients, families and caregivers through respect, communication and engagement.
  4. Population Health: recognizes organizations that work to improve the health of patients and communities through prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
  5. Rural Health: recognizes rural health care facilities* that have made outstanding contributions to rural health care
Download more details on category requirements here. Nominees must be based in Maryland, Virginia or West Virginia.