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