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ACPC Quality Network Quality Network Participation Award

The ACPC Quality Network Participation award recognizes the participating facilities that are dedicated to collecting data that is crucial to driving quality improvement to advance the development and the delivery of adult congenital heart disease (CHD) and pediatric cardiology standards of care. It is awarded annually at the ACC Scientific Sessions in-person meeting starting March 2023.

2021 Award

Congratulations to the 32 ACPC Quality Network facilities that, despite the challenges of the past two years, remained committed to quality improvement through data collection and attendance at Learning Sessions.

Superior Participant:

Boston Children's Hospital
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital
NorthWest Congenital Heart Care
Pediatrix Cardiology of North Texas

Active Participant:

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Children's National Medical Center
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Lee Health - HealthPark Med Center
New York - Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology Associates
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
University of Maryland Medical Center Cardiology


Child Cardiology Associates
Children's Hearts
Children's Hospital Colorado
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Inc
Levine Children's Congenital Heart Center
Nemours Children's Health
Pediatrix Cardiology Associates of San Antonio
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Riley Hospital for Children Indiana University Health
Seattle Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
University of Kentucky
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Wellstar Kennestone Regional Medical Center

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Submit a minimum of one metric for four consecutive quarters (does not have to be the same metric)
  2. Attend a minimum of one ACPC QNet Learning Session (one member per facility, either live or recorded)
  3. Have a valid contract by March 15 of the year following the award year


DesignationNumber of Metrics Submitted for Four Consecutive Quarters
Participant1-5 metrics submitted
Active Participant6-9 metrics submitted
Superior ParticipantMore than 10 metrics submitted


Please note that the award designation is valid for one year.

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