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2021 recipients of the NDNQI® Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality®

Celebrating the achievements of outstanding institutions

This award honors nursing excellence and recognizes the best-performing hospital in each of seven categories. The analysis considers 17 quality measures to evaluate scores by unit type, develops a standardized score for each unit, and combines scores across the units to produce an overall score. The highest-ranking hospital in each category receives the award.

Award winners
  • Ballad Health Woodridge Psychiatric Hospital
  • Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron
  • Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
  • Orthopaedic Hospital at Parkview North
  • SEHA – Ghayathi Hospital