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HQI Vanguard Award Applications Due June 20

The Hospital Quality Institute (HQI) is accepting Vanguard Award applications through June 20. 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. Applications may also be showcased on HQI’s website.

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