Today, the American Hospital Association announced the Maryland Hospital Association as the recipient of the 2016 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership for its work to improve health care quality. The Ohio Hospital Association and Kansas Hospital Association were selected as honorable mentions for the 2016 award.

The award, given to state, regional or metropolitan hospital associations that demonstrate leadership and innovation in quality improvement and contribute to national health care improvement efforts, will be presented July 17 at the 2016 Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.

The award is named for AHA President Emeritus Dick Davidson, who strongly promoted the role of hospital associations in leading quality improvement during his tenure as AHA president and as president of the Maryland Hospital Association.

For information about the honorees of the 2016 Dick Davidson Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership, read more here

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