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June 17-19
June 18

12:15 –
1:45 pm

The Loews Chicago Downtown

Gage Awards Luncheon

Celebrate excellence as we honor outstanding programs in quality and population health with the Gage Awards. The prestigious awards are presented to member hospitals and health systems for creative, successful programs and activities that enhance patient care and meet community needs. Learn more >>

Join us to honor our 2020 recipients!

Population Health

Gage Awards for population health recognize successful programs that aim to improve specific health outcomes for a defined population or community by addressing the social and economic factors that influence health. Population health may be defined as, “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group” (Kindig & Stoddart, 2003).


Gage Awards for quality recognize activities that improve the quality of care delivered, improve patient experience, engage patients and their families, and/or reduce or eliminate harmful events affecting individual patients or groups of patients. Quality improvement programs may include evidence-based interventions, standardized practices, bundles of care, and checklists.



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