Vanguard Award Applications Due June 20
Showcase your great work!

The Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) is accepting applications for the inaugural cycle of Vanguard Award through June 20th. All member hospitals are invited to apply.

The award recognizes excellence in California hospitals that have produced sustainable performance improvement in one or more of the three core topical areas: Patient Safety, Quality Improvement and Experience. A distinguished panel of judges has been assembled to evaluate the merits of submitted applications. 

The winner and two finalists will receive statewide recognition and a special feature at the HQI Annual Conference, Nov. 1-3 in Monterey. All submissions may be showcased on HQI’s website.

Key Dates:

  • Applications are due by June 20, 2017
  • The winner and finalists will be notified by August 31, 2017

More information about HQI’s Vanguard Award is available on the HQI website.
Questions should be directed to or (916) 552-7600.