Award Programs

Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program

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Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 – 2017 Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award for their commitment to improving patient care! View the list of award recipients.

Please complete our Contact Us form to sign up to receive information about the next award cycle.

TMF Health Quality Institute sponsors the Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program in partnership with the Texas Medical Association, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians, Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association, Oklahoma State Medical Association, Oklahoma Osteopathic Association and the Puerto Rico Medical Association. Any practice in the state of Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and the territory of Puerto Rico with one or more licensed physicians providing care for Medicare fee-for-service patients is eligible to participate.

All practicing provider(s) must not have been disciplined or excluded by any federal or state regulatory agency, licensing board or health care facility in the last five years.

Hospital Quality Improvement Award Program

Hospital Award LogoTMF Health Quality Institute sponsors the Hospital Quality Improvement Award Program in partnership with the Arkansas Hospital Association, Oklahoma Hospital Association, Oklahoma State Office of Rural Health, Texas Hospital Association and the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. The award program was established in 2004 as a non-competitive recognition program designed to recognize exemplary outcomes achieved by hospitals.

Home Health Agency Quality Improvement Award Program

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TMF Health Quality Institute sponsors the Home Health Agency Quality Improvement Award program in partnership with the HomeCare Association of Arkansas, Oklahoma Association for Home Care & Hospice, Missouri Alliance for Home Care and the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice. The award program recognizes home health agencies in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma that meet or exceed specific outcome measures. The award program criteria include measures related to TMF’s contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Award Program

Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Award ProgramTMF Health Quality Institute sponsors the Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Award Program to formally recognize nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas that undertake quality improvement initiatives to enhance outcomes in resident care and improve their performance on specific national quality measures over a 12-month time frame. The award program criteria include measures related to TMF’s contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

These non-competitive award programs are designed to recognize high performers in quality improvement statewide.

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