To recognize Michigan hospitals that are tackling issues daily to make care safer and more dependable, the MHA presents its annual Advancing Safe Care Award. The Advancing Safe Care Award honors a team of healthcare professionals within MHA-member hospitals who demonstrate a fierce commitment to providing quality care across diverse socio-economic populations, lead the charge for quality improvement, promote transparency to improve healthcare, and achieve better outcomes due to a strong culture of safety. award does not limit the number of team members who can be included in the nomination. Nominations for the 2021 award will be accepted through March 26.
Judging for the award is based on four criteria:
- Reducing health disparities among specific patient populations.
- Supporting a learning culture committed to trusting, feedback and higher problem-solving resulting in quality improvement.
- Evidence of transparency among care teams, with patients and families, and with community stakeholders.
- Improving safety by creating high degrees of psychological and physical safety.
Visit the award webpage to view stories about previous award winners.
Members with questions may contact the MHA Keystone Cente