American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize | RL Software for safer healthcare

Quest for Quality Prize

The AHA Quest for Quality Prize celebrates organizations' focus and commitment to achieving quality health care and advancing health in communities.

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See 2018's honorees


Finalists: Anne Arundel Medical Center & Aurora Health Care

Citation of Merit: Atrium Health & Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

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Learn more from the honorees:

Northwell Health's Quest for Quality: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Winner

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Read about Northwell's Culture-First Approach to the Quest for Quality

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Lessons from Anne Arundel Medical Center on Applying for the Quest for Quality Prize

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Characterizing Quest for Quality

Hospitals and systems are urged to consider participation in the awards process both as a recognition and an assessment of their efforts to meet the AHA Path Forward's commitments. Learn more.

Todd Roberts
“We couldn't believe it when we found out we won. It was a tremendous honor to be the first hospital in Illinois to win the award and it gave us a huge momentum boost and really validated the work we were doing.”

Todd Roberts , Vice-President and Chief Quality Officer
, Memorial Medical Center

Why should you apply?

The Quest for Quality award acknowledges organizations innovating and pushing the boundaries in healthcare quality initiatives. Don’t miss the chance to showcase the amazing work your hospital or healthcare system is doing – learn more about why you should apply for this year's award.

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See how past honorees are impacting quality

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2016 Winner:

Maintaining Momentum for Quality at Memorial Medical Center

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Finalist: Memorial Hermann Greater Heights

Citation of Merit: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

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2015 Winner:

The Target Remains Zero: Continuing the Quest for Quality at Children’s Hospital Colorado

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Finalist: Duke University Hospital

Citation of Merit: Nationwide Children’s Hospital & Schneck Medical Center

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The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Nearly 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 43,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.

Through our representation and advocacy activities, AHA ensures that members' perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national health policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters. Our advocacy efforts include the legislative and executive branches and include the legislative and regulatory arenas.

Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.

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