The Awards of Excellence acknowledge exceptional performance achieved by healthcare organizations with the use of our solutions—spotlighting innovative programs and superior leadership that support organizational excellence, workforce development, patient satisfaction, employee engagement, positive community perception, and more. It is an honor to recognize our customers’ dedication to methods and processes that lead to quality improvements and, in turn, improved patient outcomes.

Excellence through Innovation® AwardsAwards of Excellence


These awards recognize our customers who executed initiatives that have led to improved outcomes, including, but not limited to, process improvements (e.g. time savings, cost savings, streamlined onboarding, performance appraisal innovations, etc.) or quality improvements.

Award winners in each category will:

  • Describe a challenge or obstacle facing their organization.
  • Identify the HealthStream solution(s) they used to help them in their efforts.
  • Document the outcome that resulted.

Award Winners will be recognized in each of the following categories:

  • Talent Management
    Initiatives to support improvements in performance, competency, and learning management; improvements in employee engagement; better alignment of HR and clinical departments.
  • Credentialing/Privileging 
    Initiatives to improve efficiencies related to the credentialing process.
  • Resuscitation
    Education/Training initiatives to support Quality CPR and improve resuscitation rates.
  • Compliance
    Initiatives to improve compliance and better track required training to simplify regulatory audits.
  • Clinical Development
    Initiatives that promote lifelong learning, skills development, and career advancement for clinicians.
  • Revenue Management
    Initiatives that use education and workforce development to strengthen the business side of healthcare operations.
  • Authoring/Instructional Design
    Self-authored courses developed to support initiatives across your organization.

All entries will be reviewed by an advisory panel of industry experts. Submissions must include the use of at least one HealthStream, HCCS, or Verity solution.

Submission Process

  • Click the Nominate button and follow the instructions to complete the form.
  • We recommend that Award applicants prepare their submission in advance in a Word document then copy into the online form, as progress cannot be saved during the completion of the form.
  • Applicants may submit additional support documentation with their application via the file upload wizard on the online form.
  • Award applicants may receive a request to use their story for marketing purposes. (Speaking at a live event or webinar, creation of a case study or customer quote, etc.)


Timeline
 

Excellence through Innovation Awards are presented on an annual basis.

Nominations Close: July 11, 2018

Winners Announced: September 10, 2018

What Winners Receive

  • A physical award display in their organization
  • A letter of recognition from HealthStream COO J. Edward Pearson
  • Press release template to issue the news of winning
  • Award logo to use on their organization’s website and in their email signature
  • Recognition in HealthStream's Quarterly e-Newsletters, the online HealthStream Community, and on HealthStream’s corporate website

Nominate Your Organization

The Patricia E. Lane AwardPatricia E. Lane Award


HealthStream created the Patricia E. Lane Award in 2009, in honor of Patricia E. Lane. Patricia was a HealthStream System Administrator, leader of the Virginia HealthStream User Group (HUG) since its inception, and a 29-year employee of Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Virginia, who lost her life in a tragic car accident in December 2009. She touched the lives of her co-workers and many healthcare organizations from across the state of Virginia who benefited from her expertise, sage advice, and leadership.

If you know of someone within your organization or within the healthcare community that has impacted the lives of many and is passionately dedicated to healthcare education and innovation, we invite you to nominate them for the Patricia E. Lane Award.

Submission Process

  • Click the Nominate button and follow the instructions to complete the form.
  • We recommend that Award applicants prepare their submission in advance in a Word document then copy into the online form, as progress cannot be saved during the completion of the form.
  • Applicants may submit additional support documentation with their application via the file upload wizard on the online form.
  • Award applicants may receive a request to use their story for marketing purposes. (Speaking at a live event or webinar, creation of a case study or customer quote, etc.)


Timeline 

The Patricia E. Lane Award is presented on an annual basis.

Nominations Close: July 11, 2018

Winner Announced: September 10, 2018

What the Winner Receives

  • A physical award display in their organization
  • A letter of recognition from HealthStream COO J. Edward Pearson
  • Press release template to issue the news of winning
  • Award logo to use on their organization’s website and in their email signature
  • Recognition in HealthStream's Quarterly e-Newsletters, the online HealthStream Community, and on HealthStream’s corporate website
Nominate a Colleague

Excellence through Knowledge AwardsKnowledgeQ award


These awards recognize the “Most Knowledgeable Organization” in each Annual Mandatory training category.

Award winners will be recognized in each of the following categories based on data collected from the 2017 calendar year:

  • Provision of Care
  • Environment of Care
  • Life Safety
  • Infection Prevention
  • Human Resources
  • Overall

Submission Process

Award submissions are not accepted for Excellence through Knowledge Awards, as award winners are selected based solely on data collected through KnowledgeQ and Annual Mandatory training. Minimum eligibility requirements included at least 300 unique Annual Mandatory course completions per institution.

Timeline

Excellence through Knowledge Awards are presented on an annual basis

Winner Announced: September 10, 2018 

What Winners Receive

  • A physical award display in their organization
  • A letter of recognition from HealthStream COO J. Edward Pearson
  • Press release template to issue the news of winning
  • Award logo to use on their organization’s website and in their email signature
  • Recognition in HealthStream's Quarterly e-Newsletters, the online HealthStream Community, and on HealthStream’s corporate website


Questions

If you have questions or need assistance, please email awards@healthstream.com.

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