Communications Toolkit

2018 Hospital Awards Communications Toolkit

Congratulations on qualifying for a TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Award! Communication materials are provided below to help you inform internal and external audiences about your hospital’s efforts to improve the quality of care provided to patients.

Winning hospitals receive lapel pins with their awards announcement package. Facilities may purchase additional lapel pins (minimum 100 per order) directly from this vendor: Signature Pins, 16877 E. Colonial Drive, Suite 313, Orlando, FL 32820 or Call Signature Pins at 1-800-480-6822 (toll-free) or email Make sure your order references TMF.

TMF Health Quality Institute is pleased to be able to provide you with the following documents to assist you in your communication efforts:
Download all Communications Items (.zip)

Thank You Letter to Staff (Word)
A sample letter from the hospital CEO thanks the key players individually for their hard work. Personal recognition can be very reinforcing, motivating and great for hospital morale.

News Release (Word)
A sample press release is provided that can be personalized and submitted to your local media.

Newsletter Article (Word)
This sample article about the awards program and your hospital’s accomplishments may be appropriate for your hospital newsletter. You also may submit the article to your local medical association and/or special interest groups.

Ad Guidelines (Word)
If you decide to buy advertising space or time, please make use of these guidelines.

Hospital Quality Improvement Award Logo as:

Web Materials
These are TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Award materials for use on your website.

Gold Web Banners

Silver Web Banners

Bronze Web Banners

Suggested Talking Points (Word)
The enclosed talking points offer information about the TMF Hospital Quality Improvement Awards, the clinical areas addressed and special notes to consider. These talking points may be helpful in speaking with both internal and external audiences about the award program and your hospital’s accomplishments.

If you have any questions concerning this Communications Toolkit, or if you are in need of additional information, please email Rajul Khemsara, MBA, CPHQ, TMF award program lead, at