AHA Quest for Quality Prize

The 2020 application process is now open!

We are excited about your interest in the Quest for Quality Prize, which is presented annually to recognize health care leadership and innovation in providing and improving quality and advancing health in communities. The goals of this award are to:

  • Raise awareness of the value of your hospital-wide/system-wide commitment to advancing health in America by providing access to exceptional quality, safe and patient- and family-centered care that promotes individual and community well-being
  • Showcase successful efforts to develop and promote new models of care, services and collaboration
  • Inspire hospitals and systems to lead and partner with other community organizations to improve health status
  • Recognize and honor hospital and system leadership to improve quality, safety, and community health status

We’d really like to learn about your special and unique quality journey. As former honorees have shared with us about the application process, you’ll be amazed by what you discover about your own organization, your dedicated teams, and the examples of exemplary and innovative quality care that can be shared with and benchmarked by other health care organizations.

We look forward to receiving your application and encourage you to contact Dave Parlin directly if you have any questions throughout the process (dparlin@aha.org; 312/422-2749).


Quest for Quality 2018 Honorees

2018 Winner Northwell Health Shares Their Quest for Quality Journey


2018 Finalists

Aurora Health Care


Anne Arundel Medical Center


Past Honorees

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