The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made key contributions to patient safety and quality improvement. The awards are presented at the National Quality Forum's annual policy conference in Washington, DC. This website provides information on all the recipients and the application procedure. The deadline for submitting an application for the 2021 award is September 30.
This award program recognizes organization-wide commitment to five key goals that support high-quality health care: access, health, innovation, affordability, individual as partner. The deadline for submitting an application for the 2022 award cycle is October 15, 2021.
Inspired by the work and leadership of Dr. Mark Graber, this award will annually recognize either lifetime achievements or stand-alone innovations that enhance efforts to improve the safety and quality of diagnosis. The deadline for submitting a nomination for the 2021 award is September 6, 2021.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made unique and sustained contributions to the work of patient safety and quality improvement. The 2018 honorees are Dr. Brent C. James; The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois; and BJC HealthCare, St. Louis, Missouri. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum annual conference on March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Inspired by the work and leadership of Dr. Lucian Leape, this award is a mentoring program to develop physicians and leaders seeking to translate patient safety theory, clinical practice improvements, and implementation science to health care environments in developing countries. The current application process is now closed.
Medication errors in anesthesia practice can be result in serious patient harm. This award will recognize organizations that have focused on improving anesthesiology medication delivery through process standardization, information technology use, medication management, and safety culture. The award submission process is now closed.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made unique and sustained contributions to the work of patient safety and quality improvement. The 2017 honorees are Dr. Thomas Gallagher; Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety; and LifePoint Health's National Quality Program, Brentwood, Tennessee. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum annual conference on March 12, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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Efforts to incorporate respect and patient safety concepts into medical training have been inspired by the work and leadership of Dr. Lucian Leape, Chairman of the Lucian Leape Institute of the National Patient Safety Foundation. This annual award was established to recognize individuals and organizations that focus on developing medical student and resident skills in quality and safety improvement.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving patient and quality. The 2015 honorees are Pascale Carayon, PhD; Premier, Inc.; and Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum's annual conference on April 7, 2016, in Washington, DC.
Innovations in patient safety can drive improvement efforts. This award program seeks to recognize feasible and widely implementable strategies to ensure processes in health care are performed correctly every time. This emphasis on Safety-II efforts will help organizations become more prepared to respond to unexpected events. The submission process for the 2017 award is now closed.
This award seeks to recognize health care organizations and professionals that have exhibited leadership and innovation in improving patient safety in Iowa. Areas of emphasis include reducing health care–associated infections, enhancing care transitions, and improving patient and family engagement. The submission process for the 2021 award cycle is now closed.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices sponsors the annual Cheers Awards to recognize both individuals and institutions for their commitment to medication safety. The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2021 award cycle is September 10.
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