The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) received the 2015 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership for its work to improve health care quality.

The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) was an honorable mention for the 2015 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, was presented July 23 at the 2015 Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Francisco. 

It 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. 

Dick Davidson Award