HAP Achievement Awards

Each year, HAP honors hospitals and health systems for their innovation, creativity, and commitment to patient care through our annual Achievement Awards. The primary goal of the awards program is to showcase and share member hospitals’ and health systems’ innovations and best practices.

HAP's 2023 Achievement Awards

The Achievement Awards program recognizes health care providers for innovative patient-centered initiatives that improve health care quality, efficiency, and the health of their communities. Participation is a great way to exchange ideas and celebrate innovation!

Key Dates

  • Entry portal opens - December 23
  • Submission deadline - January 9 - UPDATED New submission deadline: Friday, January 13
  • Winners announced - February 17
  • Poster presentations - April 11 and 12
  • Award dinner - April 11

The awards are selected in four categories—Community Champions, Optimal Operations, In Safe Hands, and Excellence in Care—across three divisions (small, medium, and large organizations). The prestigious Living the Vision Award will be chosen from project submissions.

2023 Call for Entries

Download the 2023 Call for Entries for a full description of the categories, entry guideline details, judging criteria, and an entry checklist.

HAP Contacts

Contact HAP’s Daneen Schroder, vice president, business development and member services, or Dan Smedley, director, member engagement.