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ACPC 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 April 2022.

2020 Award

Congratulations to the 20 ACPC Quality Network facilities that, despite the challenges of 2020, remained committed to quality improvement through data collection and attendance at Learning Sessions.

Superior Participant:

Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital

Northwest Congenital Heart Care

Boston Children's Hospital

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology Associates (Children's Cardiology Associates of Austin)

Active Participant:

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

University of Maryland Medical Center

Pediatrix Cardiology of Dallas

Lee Health - Congenital and Pediatric Heart Center at Golisano Children's Hospital Southwest Florida

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Egleston



UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Akron Children's Hospital

CHOC Children's Hospital

LCMC Health - Children's Hospital New Orleans

Atrium Health - Levine Children's Hospital Congenital Heart Center

University of Kentucky / Kentucky Children’s Hospital

EPIC / Children's Hospital Colorado

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 of four Learning Sessions (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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