We are pleased to celebrate and highlight the successful interventions health care providers, organizations and stakeholders have implemented to improve health care quality and outcomes. The Health Quality Innovator Awards are HQI’s marquis annual program for gathering and sharing evidence-based, practical methods for enhancing quality of care across care settings and communities.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2023 program.


WINNER: Sentara Health
RUNNER UP: National Kidney Foundation
RUNNER UP: Citizens Memorial Hospital

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Health Equity

WINNER: Missouri Delta Medical Center
RUNNER UP: Evangelical Community Hospital
RUNNER UP: Sunset Home

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Population Health

RUNNER UP: Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging/Community Action Agency
RUNNER UP: Prince George’s County Health Department

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Rural Health

WINNER: The REACH Partnership
RUNNER UP: Buchanan General Hospital
RUNNER UP: Texas County Memorial Hospital

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Workforce Resiliency

WINNER: Good Shepherd Care Center
RUNNER UP: Nottingham Health and Rehabilitation
RUNNER UP: Rooks County Hospital

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2023 Nominees

This year’s outstanding nominees represent a wide range of organizations throughout the United States including acute care hospitals, community-based organizations, health collaboratives, long-term care facilities, public health, rural health clinics and voluntary health organizations.

See the 2022 Health Quality Innovators of the Year Award Winners