Patient Experience Awards

Thank you to all of our 2019 Patient Experience Awards applicants!

The call for applications for the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s 2019 Patient Experience Awards program is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to prepare a submission and share the details of your work to improve Albertans’ healthcare experience with our team.

Our panel of patient advisor, staff, and Board member judges now has the difficult task of selecting this year’s recipients. Recipients will be announced in early April 2019 and we encourage you to follow us on social media (links can be found below) or sign up for our newsletter here, so you do not miss hearing about the incredible initiatives that are selected.

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What are the Patient Experience Awards?

The Patient Experience Awards were established by the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA), in collaboration with the HQCA’s Patient and Family Advisory Committee, to recognize and help spread knowledge about initiatives that improve the patient and family experience in Alberta.

Who can apply?

These awards are for any individual or team of healthcare workers in Alberta involved in designing and implementing an initiative that made a positive impact on patients’ experiences in accessing or receiving healthcare services.

What’s awarded?

  • NEW for 2019! The HQCA will create a video profile about your initiative that you will be able to use to share the great work your team is doing to improve patient experience
  • $2,000 in funding to apply toward attending or hosting a patient experience, quality, or patient safety education event
  • A plaque

How do I apply?
The call for applications for the 2019 Patient Experience Awards program is now closed. If you want to apply next year, be sure to follow us on social media (links can be found below) and sign up for our newsletter here, so you are aware of when the 2020 call for applications is opened.