We applaud the outstanding contributions you and your peers make to improve the profession. Each year, we honor several individuals who have shown loyalty, passion, and enthusiasm for NAHQ and the field of healthcare quality.

Claire Glover Distinguished Member Award

This award recognizes a dynamic and passionate member of NAHQ. Claire Glover was an avid supporter and spokesperson for NAHQ. She supported the growth of the young association and promoted quality in healthcare. Claire epitomized the characteristics of enthusiasm, passion, and dedication and demonstrated a deep commitment to the organization.

Applications are due Monday, May 13, 2019.

Luc R. Pelletier Healthcare Quality Award

This award recognizes a NAHQ member who has developed a performance improvement program or initiative for a defined group of patients. Luc R. Pelletier served as editor in chief for the Journal for Healthcare Quality from 1998-2007. During his tenure, the journal received many awards and achieved unprecedented growth. Luc has had a distinguished career as an advanced psychiatric mental health nurse and consistently advocates for excellence, expertise, and professionalism. 

Applications are due Monday, May 13, 2019.

Rising Quality Star Award

This award recognizes a dynamic and professional NAHQ member who displays significant participation and promotes the profession of healthcare quality.

Applications are due Monday, May 13, 2019.

UNIVANTS Healthcare Award

NAHQ is excited to announce our partnership with leading healthcare organizations to launch the UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence award program. This annual award will recognize interdisciplinary care teams around the world who have achieved measurable, innovative impact within the healthcare system. The program’s greater mission is to inspire continued solutions within healthcare that will positively affect patients, clinicians, payors and health systems globally.

Partners include Abbott, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC), AACC, European Healthcare Management Association (EHMA), Modern Healthcare, Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Institute for Health Economics (IHE).

The award application is now live here and will close March 31, 2019. If you know any healthcare teams that might be interested in applying, please share the link.

UNIVANTS Award from NAHQ on Vimeo.

NAHQ Next Recap

Watch the video recapping NAHQ Next 2018.

View the list of award recipients