Member Hospital Awards


The IMPACT Award is an opportunity for ICAHN member hospitals to be recognized for their excellent health projects and innovative community initiatives.

ICAHN will honor three projects that utilized creative, forward-thinking approaches towards benefiting hospitals and/or communities. The top three submissions will be asked to display a poster describing your project at the Annual Conference.

Please Note: Nominations are due October 1, 2019.

We are looking for projects that meet the following criteria:

  • Projects that found a creative way to motivate and inspire staff

  • Projects that initiated a new approach to improve patient care

  • Projects that implemented a new process flow or life-safety improvement

  • Projects that strengthened the health of your community

  • Projects that improved the well-being of staff, patients, or community

Healthcare “IMPACT” Award criteria include:

  • Projects must have been completed and/or implemented within the last 18 months (from February 2018 to August 2019)

  • All ICAHN member hospitals are eligible to submit one or more projects

  • Projects must be created/developed by the submitting hospital or in partnership with another organization in your community

  • If selected, a hospital representative must be available to receive the award on the first day of the ICAHN Annual Conference, November 13, and provide a poster highlighting the project that will be displayed at the conference.


Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, October 1st. For more information, contact Liz Swanson, ICAHN Professional Education Services Assistant Director, at or (217) 223 - 0452.


To nominate a project for an IMPACT Award, simply click the link below.