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.

Criteria for the 2022-2023 has been updated.  Criteria is below.

Quality Awards22-23

Performance Improvement Project Submission (will open late June)

Quality Program of the Year Submission (will open late June)

2022 Recipients

Montana PIN Quality Awards Winners

  • Barrett Hospital & HealthCare -Improving Patient Satisfaction in Medication Education
  • Cabinet Peaks Medical Center- Improved Healthcare Worker Influenza
  • Clark For Valley Hospital- Improving Facility Durable Medical Equipment Process
  • Community Hospital of Anaconda-Improving Primary C-Section Rates
  • Central Montana Medical Center-Reducing Adverse Drug Events
  • Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center- Reducing Patient Falls
  • Glendive Medical Center- Reducing Severe Maternal Morbidity
  • Holy Rosary Healthcare- Decreased Hospital Acquired Infections for Surgical Patients
  • Logan Health-Conrad-Improving ED Transfer Communications
  • Logan Health-Whitefish- Reducing Number of Omitted Doses in Medication Error Tracking
  • Mountainview Medical Center- Improving Pharmacy Inventory Process
  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital Association- Improving Hospital Inventory Process
  • Sidney Health Center- Improving HCAHPS Communication with Hospital Staff
  • St. Luke Community Healthcare- Improving ED Transfer Communications

Award Recognition

  • 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 Lindsay Konen at [email protected] or 406-457-8002.