Hospitals honored for commitment to quality

The 2015 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize will be given to Aurora-based Children's Hospital Colorado.

The hospital, which will receive a $75,000 prize, was chosen based on its achievements in the Institute of Medicine's quality aims of safe, effective, efficient, timely, patient-centered and equitable healthcare.

Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Hospital was named a finalist and will receive a $12,500 prize.

Columbus, Ohio-based Nationwide Children's Hospital and Seymour, Ind.-based Schneck Medical Center will receive Citations of Merit.

The awards will be presented at the Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit in San Francisco.

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