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2019 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients. Oakbrook Terrace, IL; Joint Commission: May 13 2020.

The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving patient safety and quality. The 2019 honorees are Gordon D. Schiff, MD; WellSpan Health, York, Pennsylvania; and HCA Healthcare, Nashville, Tennessee.
APSF Committee on Technology. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
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.
Starmer AJ, Spector ND, West DC, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2017;43:319-329.
Spotlighting the accomplishments of the 2016 recipients of the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, this issue includes an interview with Carolyn Clancy, MD, as well as articles on the I-PASS Study Group, and Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware.
Joint Commission. April 4, 2017.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital contributions to improving patient safety and quality. The 2016 honorees are Dr. Carolyn Clancy, the I-PASS Study Group, and Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum's annual conference on April 4, 2017, in Washington, DC.
American Association for Physician Leadership; AAPL.
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.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42(6):243-264.

The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving quality and patient safety. This special collection of articles provides insights on the work of the 2015 honorees: Pascale Carayon, PhD; Premier, Inc.; and Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester.
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative.
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 2022 award cycle closes on June 1.
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:195-211.
Articles in this special issue highlight the achievements of the 2014 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award honorees. The awards recognize a leader in diagnostic error prevention, a program designed to collect national data on the quality and safety of surgical care, and a system-level effort to reduce sepsis mortality.
Gulland A. BMJ. 2014;348.
The Great Ormond Street Hospital Foundation NHS Trust received the 2014 Berwick Patient Safety Team Award for their project "Pursuing Zero by Building Sustainable Foundations for Safety," which applied recommendations generated in response to the Francis report. The program introduced a daily questionnaire for parents and patients about problems related to medication errors, equipment, communication, or organization of care, which was then reviewed with a nurse to immediately address concerns.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40(5):195-218.

Articles in this special issue highlight the achievements of the 2013 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award honorees. The projects include a discharge handoff tool, a surgical briefing and debriefing, and a statewide campaign to reduce preventable readmissions.
Joint Commission. January 27, 2014.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving patient and quality. The 2013 honorees are Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Minnesota Hospital Association, and Stratis Health, from Minnesota; Anthem Blue Cross, National Health Foundation, Hospital Association of Southern California, Hospital Association of San Diego & Imperial Counties, and the Hospital Council of Northern & Central California, from California; Vidant Health, of North Carolina; and Gail L. Warden, in Michigan. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum's Annual Conference on February 13, 2014, in Washington, DC.
MacArthur Foundation.
Dr. Eric Coleman has enhanced care transitions by developing tools and processes to improve communication and reduce readmissions. The MacArthur Foundation has selected him as a 2012 Fellow and recipient of $500,000 (often called a "genius grant").

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38(7):289-327.

Highlighting the accomplishments of the 2011 recipients of the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, this issue includes interviews with Kenneth Shine and Jerod Loeb, as well as articles on The Society of Hospital Medicine (Philadelphia, PA); New York-Presbyterian Hospital (New York, NY); and Henry Ford Health System (Detroit, MI).
Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; December 4, 2009.
This news announcement highlights the 45 urban, children's, and rural hospitals recognized for highly efficient performance and continuous improvement in patient safety based on the 2009 Leapfrog Hospital Survey results.
Berwick DM. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:661-666.
Dr. Berwick, president of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, discusses his lifelong commitment to health care improvement and the 100,000 Lives Campaign.