Awards
The Indiana Hospital Association recognizes outstanding personal achievement in support of the humanitarian and management goals of Indiana health care institutions, and honors outstanding leadership and delivery of health care. Learn more about IHA’s awards below.

Distinguished Service Award  » 
for outstanding CEO contributions to his or her  orga​nization,  patients and the profession.

Award of Merit  » 
recognizes noteworthy contributions in the health care field, by an individual (non CEO).

John C. Render Award for Health Policy  » 
honors those who've had significant influence on health care policy affecting Indiana Hospitals.

Douglas J. Leonard Caregiver of the Year Award  »
honors exemplary performance in the delivery of care, as recognized by peers and patients.

Administrative Professional Excellence Award  »  
is awarded in recognition of those providing outstanding support service. 

Stella Scholarship  »
supports students in the graduate program in health administration at Indiana University.​​​​​​

Friends PAC - Highest Percentage of Goal Award  »
honors contributions that have been most impactful in helping us reach our PAC goals.

Most Improved Friends Hospital PAC  »  
recognizes hospitals that have made the most improvement to reach PAC goals for the year.

Patient Safety Innovation Award  »  
honors those developing innovative ways to enhance or improve patient safety in their organization.

Patient Safety Partner Award  »  
recognizes those that excel at establishing and growing partnerships to improve quality of care.

Patient Safety Service and Leadership Award  »
honors those that show exemplary service — going above and beyond to improve patient safety.