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2018 Awards for Excellence

​​​​Know a project or initiative that deserves special recognition for helping improve Ontario's health care system?

​Nominate them for an Award for Excellence.

Hosted by Ontario's 14 Local Health Integration Networks​ (LHINs) and a highlight of the annual Achieving Excellence Together conference, the Awards for Excellence celebrate outstanding contributions to health system improvement in Ontario in three categories.

Transformation Award

This award is for a project/initiative that introduced innovative care delivery with demonstrated, improved outcomes for patients, families and/or caregivers and the health care system.

Engagement Award

This award is for an individual, local or provincial team that co-designed a new care delivery model or improved an existing one with patients, families and/or caregivers, achieving demonstrated better outcomes for patients and the system.

Integration Award

This award is for a local LHIN or provincial initiative that achieved improved, evidence-based quality outcomes by integrating aspects of services and/or care delivery.

Who's Eligible for an Award for Excellence?

  • Nominees may include individuals, teams and organizations/agencies that include Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) staff and/or partners involved in the broader health care system

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The credentials of all nominees must be included with all nomination submissions
  • All award nominations must include a written letter of support from a LHIN CEO (nominations without LHIN CEO letter(s) of support will not be considered)
  • All award nominations must provide evidence/results (qualitative and quantitative), including data and metrics, to support the achievements of the nomination

How Awards​​ for Excellence Nominations are Evaluated

  • All Awards for Excellence evaluations will be completed by external judges
  • Any nominations that do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be evaluated

Submit an Awards for Excellence Nomination​​

Once you're certain your nominee has met all eligibility requirements and you have a written letter of support from a LHIN CEO, submit your nomination.