Leading Innovators Program Criteria & Application
The Press Ganey Leading Innovators Program recognizes health care organizations for the rapid adoption and implementation of innovative approaches that address the many challenges facing our nation this year.

This program highlights organizations that have leveraged Press Ganey solutions to redesign or implement a new process, practice, program or initiative to address issues including but not limited to:
  • COVID-19 response
  • Caring for caregivers
  • Leveraging data in new ways to identify gaps in diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Telemedicine implementation and care redesign
To be recognized, submitters must:
  • Provide a high-level description of how their organization leveraged Press Ganey solutions to address a key challenge
  • Let us know how this positively impacted their patients, staff and/or community
  • Describe plans for preserving or evolving this practice into the future
Recognizing Leading Innovators 
All nominations will be reviewed by a Press Ganey selection committee before being posted and will be announced in early November as part of the Virtual National Client Conference. Press Ganey will announce the complete list of client stories being recognized through an online press release, dedicated webpage, and social media. Additionally, each selected organization will receive a graphic that they may share on their social media platforms to promote their success story within their community.

Submission Process
The application deadline is Friday, September 25, 2020. Information about the submission process is listed below:
  • Organizations must be an active Press Ganey client.
  • Each application must be fully completed and submitted online.
  • Submissions must be accompanied by a supporting photograph. The photograph you submit will be used to highlight your story on our website and may be used in the development of supporting program materials. The photo may be a stock image or professional photo representing your story. Photographs must be 600 pixels wide x 350 pixels high, 96 DPI, and saved as either a JPG or PNG file.
  • An organization may enter up to 2 submissions.
  • Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday September 25, 2020.
  • Contact leadinginnovators@pressganey.com with questions.
Applications must be submitted through the online form to be considered. We recommend first completing the application in a Word document; then copying the final responses into the online form. Once the online form is started you must complete it; partial answers cannot be saved. Please email leadinginnovators@pressganey.com with any questions.

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