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Applications being accepted for the Patient Experience Awards

January 23, 2019
The Health Quality Council of Alberta is accepting submissions until February 22, 2019.

The call for applications is now open for the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s 2019 Patient Experience Awards and submissions will be accepted from January 11 to February 22, 2019. Details on how to apply and the application guide are available on the HQCA website.

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; and
  • a plaque.

How do I apply? 

As mentioned above, details on how to apply and the application guide are available on the HQCA website.

If you have any questions about the application, selection process, or award, please contact HQCA at

The HQCA looks forward to reviewing your submission and learning about the outstanding work underway in our province to improve the patient experience.