Pediatric Quality Award Categories

Eligible projects must demonstrate a minimum of six months of sustained improvement in one of four entry categories. 

Clinical care

Project that impacts patients through the improvement or redesign of clinical care systems and achieves improved patient outcomes.

Delivery system transformation

Project that demonstrates an organization's journey toward transformation in both financing and service delivery of health care. Changes may include improving the efficiency and effectiveness of health care organizations and services, as well as increasing connections and collaborations among public health, health care and other sectors.

Patient safety and reduction of harm

Project that attains sustained results and eliminates harm to patients.

Waste reduction/improved efficiency

Project that reduces waste, improves efficiency and/or reduces cost, as well as improves clinical outcomes, reduces harm or improves patient satisfaction.


2017 Judges

Judging this year's entries are pediatric quality experts from children's hospitals and allied organizations including the American Board of Medical Specialties Research and Education, American Board of Pediatrics, and the International Society for Quality in Health Care.

Past Award Entries