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Missouri Aim for Excellence Award

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Missouri Hospital Association
May 3, 2024

For programmatic or technical questions:
Jackie Gatz
573.893.3700 Ext. 1330

For questions about the electronic submission process:
Laura L. Lewis
573.893.3700 Ext. 1307


The Missouri Hospital Association's (MHA) Aim for Excellence Award recognizes hospitals for their accomplishments, innovations, and outcomes for projects that address at least one of the three Triple Aim principles, which are population, quality, and cost/value. Awards will be given in 2 categories:

  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Small and large metropolitan statistical area hospitals

The award will recognize achievement, disseminate successful models, motivate innovation, promote publication, and support application to nationally-based grants and awards.


Hospitals and health systems projects that meet the following are eligible for the award:

  • Project-based applications designating a team or organization
  • Limit of one application per hospital, although a hospital also may be part of the larger comprehensive care model award
  • Intervention must have been implemented for at least 1 year and have evidence of results
  • Hospital-based applications must address at least 2 of the 3 Triple Aim principles
  • Awards for the comprehensive care model or health system must address all three principles
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Awards will be given in 2 categories:

  1. Critical access and rural hospitals
  2. Small and large metropolitan statistical area hospitals and healthcare systems

Benefits for winning and honorable mention hospitals are listed on the program website.

Awards will be presented at MHA's Annual Convention in November, 2024.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application template, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

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Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Leadership · Missouri

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