Nominations will open Thursday, Jan. 18, for the 2018 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement. Sponsored by EngagingPatients.org and Taylor Healthcare, the award is conferred with the National Patient Safety Foundation/Institute for Health Improvement’s Lucian Leape Institute.
The award was created to recognize and showcase the nation’s leading patient and family engagement programs and projects.
Interested organizations may download the nomination form beginning Jan. 18 at www.engagingpatients.org/award.
One representative from the winning organization will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the NPSF/IHI 20th Annual Congress May 23-25 in Boston, Mass.
Previous Sherman Award winners include OpenNotes, Iora Health, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Northwell Health (formerly North Shore LIJ), the University of Rochester Medical Center and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Previous winners and finalists are encouraged to re-submit nominations. Self-nominations are accepted. A panel of independent judges will review and choose the winning program(s) or project(s).
Nominations are due on Thursday, March 8. For more information, email Arundi Venkayya or call 937-902-1411.