Read more about the past wining projects and programs here.


IHF/Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award

Winner: Measurement and Disclosure of Quality Indicators(QI), which express the Healthcare Quality, and Improvement Activities (St. Luke's International Hospital, Japan)

Honorable Mentions:

The Power to drive change – Working together for excellence: creating a continuously improving consumer engagement (Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Australia)

Implementation of a Korean ‘Global Standard' (Harmony between "efficiency" and "equity") (Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, South Korea)

Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Winner: Fundació Integralia Vallès: Paradigm of Professional Integration for Disabled People (Mutua Terrassa, Spain)

Honorable Mentions:

'Good Memory until 100 years school', a local community based integrated dementia management service (Myongji Hospital, Republic of Korea)

The National Readmission Prevention Collaborative's Post-Acute Network (Memorial Hospital of Gardena, USA)

Excellence Award for Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Winner: Center of SUPER CARE MIX - A Comprehensive Care from Emergency to Home for the community (Yachiyo Hospital, Japan)

Honorable Mentions:

Establishing New Modal of Lean-Hospitals with Asian Characteristics-- Form a Hospital Lean Management Chain (Wuxi No.2 People's Hospital, China)

Developing new tools for analyzing financial management of hospitals and how to improve hospital management after merging of two hospitals (Shikoku Medical Center for Children and Adults, Japan)

Excellence Award for Quality & Safety and Patient-centered Care

Winner: Advancing Population Health: The Critical Role of Care-Delivery Systems (Texas Children's Hospital, USA)

Honorable Mentions:

Quality Improvement Initiatives by Aga Khan Health Service in the mountains of Northern Pakistan (Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan)

Global Trigger Tool (St Luke's Medical Center - Global City, Philippines)