Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Nominations can be submitted through the HQI website. Click here for the nomination form.
The nomination committee is comprised of stakeholders in Maryland and Virginia, HQI staff and members of our Patient & Family Advisory Council (PFAC).
Nominations will be accepted through Friday, August 16, 2019.
The nominator is the person who submits a nomination for review. The nominee is the organization that has been submitted to be considered for the award.
Maryland winners will be announced on Thursday, November 14, 2019 during an awards luncheon in Maryland. Virginia winners will announced on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 during an awards luncheon in Virginia.
Nominations must include the completed nomination form (link) and a one-page narrative.
Yes. Nominations not selected as winners will be kept confidential.
If you have questions regarding the nomination process please contact HQI Communications Manager, Amy Ridolphi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes. Entries are allowed for more than one category where applicable.
Yes. You will receive a letter notifying you that we have selected other winners and thanking you for your participation.
You are not required to attend the awards ceremony in person. If you win you will be announced during the awards luncheon and notified after the event.
No. Please make sure that your nomination is completed in its entirety before it is submitted.
No. All winners will be announced at the awards luncheons.
Nominations will be judged based on the use of evidence-based approaches to quality improvement that deliver better care, better population health and lower health care costs.