IHF award nominations deadline extended to July 1

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The International Hospital Federation is accepting nominations through July 1 for its 2017 International Awards, which recognize excellence, innovations and outstanding achievements in global health care leadership and management. The awards will be presented during IHF’s World Hospital Congress, Nov. 7-9... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: awards, leadership

Reminder: Nominations for AHE Heart of Healthcare Award due June 9

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The AHA’s Association for the Healthcare Environment is accepting nominations through June 9 for its Heart of Healthcare Award, which recognizes outstanding environmental services technicians for their efforts to keep patients safe and infection free. Recipients will be honored at AHE’s EXCHANGE 2017... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: awards, workforce

Palliative care leader named 2017 TRUST Award recipient

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Diane Meier, M.D., director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, will receive the Health Research & Educational Trust's 2017 TRUST Award at the Health Forum/AHA Leadership Summit July 27 in San Diego. Under her leadership of the national organization, the number of palliative care programs in U.S.... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality, awards, leadership

NCHL seeks nominations for health care leadership excellence award

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The National Center for Healthcare Leadership is accepting nominations through June 9 for the 2017 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award. The annual award honors a health care leader whose commitment, values and contributions have improved the health of the public through leadership and... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: awards, leadership

Apply for the 2018 Circle of Life Award

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Does your organization have an innovative palliative and end-of-life care program? If so, consider applying for the 2018 Circle of Life Award.

Since 1999, the “Circle of Life Award: Celebrating Innovation in End-of-Life Care” has honored shining examples of human compassion – care that helps people feel... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: quality, awards, culture of safety, members, hospice, advanced illness care

Former AHA chairman John Bluford honored for efforts to improve minority health

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The National Minority Quality Forum today presented its Booker T. Washington Award to John Bluford, president and founder of the Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute, for his efforts to promote diversity in the field, reduce health care disparities and enhance health equity for all individuals.... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: diversity, equity, awards

International Hospital Federation accepting nominations for 2017 awards

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The International Hospital Federation is accepting nominations through June 2 for its 2017 International Awards, which recognize excellence, innovations and outstanding achievements in global health care leadership and management. The awards will be presented during IHF’s World Hospital Congress, Nov. 7-9... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: awards, leadership

AHE accepting nominations for Heart of Healthcare Award

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The AHA’s Association for the Healthcare Environment is accepting nominations through June 9 for its Heart of Healthcare Award, which recognizes outstanding environmental services technicians for their efforts to keep patients safe and infection free. Recipients will be honored at AHE’s EXCHANGE 2017... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality, patient safety, awards, workforce

AHA announces annual membership awards

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AHA President Emeritus Rich Umbdenstock will receive the association’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting May 7-10 in Washington, D.C. In addition, Kris Doody, CEO of Cary Medical Center in Caribou, ME, and Daniel Gross, executive vice president of Sharp... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: awards

ASHE named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today named the AHA’s American Society for Healthcare Engineering a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its work to help health care facilities become more energy efficient. ASHE’s free Energy to Care benchmarking and awards program helps hospitals track... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: awards, sustainability

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