Circulation 36,825 • Volume 18, No. 2 • Summer 2003

American Hospital Association Solicits Applications for American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize

The American Hospital Quest for Quality Prize is an American Hospital Association award honoring leadership and innovation in patient care quality, safety, and commitment. It is supported by grants from McKesson Corporation and the McKesson Foundation.

For 2004, all US hospitals and multihospital systems are invited to apply for the prize, showing they:

  • Have implemented and are sustaining a culture of safety
  • Are able to demonstrate significant improvements and results in patient safety through systematic use of information and data to improve care processes and overall patient care

The recipient will receive $75,000 and a symbol of the award at the American Hospital Association Health Forum Summit, July 2004, in San Diego. Two finalists will receive $12,500 each.

Applications are due October 18, 2003. For more information or an application, see Contact [email protected], or call (312) 422-2700.