HAP Achievement Awards

Congratulations to the 2024 Winners

HAP Achievement Awards

HAP's annual Achievement Awards honors hospitals and health systems for their innovation, creativity, and commitment to patient care. The Achievement Awards showcase and share member hospitals’ and health systems’ successful programs and best practices. Award winners will be recognized at an award ceremony and dinner during HAP’s annual Leadership Summit.

Living the Vision Award  

One-Stop Shopping: Food Farmacy Program Pairs Nutrition Counseling with Access To Healthy Food, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA

Workforce Innovators  

Large Division—High School Internship Program: Expanding a Pipeline for High School Seniors Interested in HealthcareReading Hospital, Reading PA

Large Division—Clinical Nurse Ambassadors: Innovative Peer Support Improving Well-being, Clinical Practice, and Retention Among the Nursing Community on Night ShiftPennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Small/Medium Division—Leveraging Culture, Governance and Leadership to Improve Patient Safety, An All-Hands-On Approach to Improvement and SustainabilityWest Virginia University Medicine Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, PA

Optimal Operations  

Large Division—The Systematic Deployment of Rapid Improvement to Improve Emergency Department Throughput, Main Line Health, Bryn Mawr, PA

Small/Medium Division—Systematic Approach to Standardize CMS Quality Indicator Scoring for Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Patients at Discharge, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, Malvern, PA

Small/Medium Division—From Solo Pitching to Calling on the Bullpen: Mitigating Left Without Being Seen Rates in Hospital Emergency Departments Utilizing a Multidisciplinary Team Approach, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA

Excellence In Care  

Large Division—ACCESS: Advancing Colorectal Cancer Equity through Systematic Screening, Temple Health, Philadelphia, PA

Small/Medium Division—Improving Postpartum Outcomes and Decreasing Health Care Disparities in Hispanic Patients, Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA

Community Champions  

Large Division—Utilizing Strategic Partnerships and Sustainable Initiatives to Improve Food Access and Address Health Equity for Underserved Communities, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA

Small/Medium Division—Care Coordination Implementation, Independence Health System Clarion Hospital, Clarion, PA

In Safe Hands  

Large Division—Decreasing Central Line Blood Stream Infections in Pediatric Oncology Patients through Environmental Control, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center,  Hershey, PA

Small/Medium—Eliminating Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) through Implementation of a Focused Vascular Access Team, Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


HAP Contacts

With questions or for more information, contact HAP’s Daneen Schroder, vice president, member services & strategic initiatives, or Dan Smedley, director, member engagement.

Media inquiries should be directed to Chris Daley, vice president, strategic communications.

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