Quality Awards Program

MT Flex/PIN Quality Award Program

Hospitals must meet all criteria during the grant year to qualify. The grant year is September 1 – August 31. By meeting the criteria listed below your hospital demonstrates leadership, community, willingness to share with peers and a commitment to improvement.

2019-2020 PIN Quality Award Criteria and PI Submission

2019 Recipients

Facility Topic
Barrett Hospital & HealthCare Emergency Department Transfer Communication
Benefis Teton Medical Center Outpatient Cardiac Care
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Emergency Department Decision to Admit to Admission Time
Central Montana Medical Center Outpatient Cardiac Care
Clark Fork Valley Hospital Emergency Department Transfer Communications
Community Hospital of Anaconda Influenza Immunizations for Inpatients
Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Emergency Department Transfer Communications
Glendive Medical Center Time to Transfer for Cardiac Patients
Holy Rosary Healthcare Influenza Immunizations for Inpatients
Livingston HealthCare Door to EKG Time
Mountainview Medical Center Influenza Immunizations for Inpatients
North Valley Hospital Sepsis Care
Northern Rockies Medical Center Door to EKG Time
Pondera Medical Center Outpatient Cardiac Care
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Falls Prevention
Rosebud Health Care Center Sepsis Care
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Association Healthcare Worker Immunizations
Sidney Health Center Door to EKG Time
St. Luke Community Healthcare Time to Transfer for Cardiac Patients
Stillwater Billings Clinic Transitional Care & Discharge Planning

2018 Quality Award Recipients


  • Recognition at the MHA Fall Convention during the Chairman’s Welcome Reception and Awards Celebration
  • Plaque with facility name and date of award. Plaques distributed and pictures taken at the DON/QIC Regional Meetings held in October.
  • Recognition in the PIN Newsletter, PIN Website, and MHA Weekly Newsletter.
  • Press kit, press release and photos taken at regional meetings provided for hospital marketing.
  • Quality Program of the Year recipient will receive on-stage recognition by MHA President and photo op during the MHA Annual Convention General Session.


  • Use the provided to help track your progress.
  • Official tracking done by MT Flex. Status updates provided quarterly.


Contact Jennifer Wagner at Jennifer.wagner@mtha.org or 406-457-8000.