State affiliates have played an enormous role in implementing the Quality Initiative across the nation. That’s why the AHCA Quality Improvement Recognition Program is not just about our skilled nursing centers, but our state affiliates as well! We want to recognize your efforts, tell your story, and share your great work with others!

Please complete the very brief survey below by July 15, 2013 to tell us about your unique approach to promoting member participation in the Quality Initiative goals. After the submission deadline, the AHCA Quality Cabinet will select one state affiliate to bestow the Innovation Recognition upon, to be recognized at the 2014 Quality Symposium in New Orleans. Please feel free to send any material/documents used for promotion to: If you have further questions, contact Sandy Fitzler at

* 1. Background Information

* 2. Have you created any promotional products, tools or resources related to the Quality Initiative, of which are you most proud? Please tell us why.

* 3. Have you promoted the AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative and Recognition Program using any of the resources below to members? (mark all that apply)

  Yes No
On our website
Via social media
Via association newsletter
Quality committee involvement
During state trainings

* 4. How have you acknowledged centers achieving quality results?

  Yes No
Via your website
Via social media
Via association newsletter
Via press releases
At meetings

* 5. Please describe any other unique approaches you have taken to engage members in the initiative?

* 6. Please describe any significant results you have seen from your efforts.