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Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022;365-387.

The memory of John Eisenberg, MD, continues to motivate patient safety improvement. The 2021 honorees for the award presented in Dr Eisenberg’s honor are Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH, Prime Healthcare Services, Ontario, California, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, and Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH.
Joint Commission, National Quality Forum.
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 2022 award cycle is September 14, 2022.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
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 2022 award cycle is September 9. 

Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission: April 19, 2022.

The Eisenberg Award recognizes individual and organizational accomplishment toward patient safety and quality improvement. The 2021 honorees are Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH, Prime Healthcare Services, Ontario, California, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, and Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH. The awards will be presented virtually during the National Quality Forum's annual meeting in July.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
This grant program supports research that seeks to improve anesthesia safety and the development of researchers in the specialty. The application process for submitting a grant application for the 2022 funding cycle of the primary solicitation for investigator initiated research (IIR) grants is now closed. Other opportunities for funding become available on a periodic basis.
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.
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 application process for the 2021 is now closed.

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.
Joint Commission.
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.
International Society for Quality in Health Care
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.
Frush K, Chamness C, Olson B, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:389-400.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made unique and sustained contributions to patient safety and quality improvement. This special collection of articles provides insights on the work of the 2017 honorees: Dr. Thomas Gallagher; Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety; and LifePoint Health's National Quality Program.
Joint Commission.
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.
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.

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.
Joint Commission; National Quality Forum; NQF.
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.
The Australian Institute of Health Innovation.
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.
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.
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. 2013;39(6):243-266.

Spotlighting the accomplishments of the 2012 recipients of the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, this issue includes an interview with Saul Weingart, MD, PhD, as well as articles on programs at Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, CA) and Memorial Hermann Health System (Houston, TX).