About the Program

The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Program is a prestigious global award program that was created by Abbott in partnership with leading healthcare organizations across the globe with a common vision to inspire and celebrate healthcare excellence. 


Inspiring and Celebrating Healthcare Excellence

The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award recognizes teams who collaborate across disciplines and transform healthcare delivery, and ultimately patient lives. 

Distinguished Program Partners

Leading professional societies, institutions, and associations across healthcare disciplines come together as program partners for this prestigious award.
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The International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) is advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide.


AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine.


The European Health Management Association (EHMA) is a non-profit membership organization that focuses on enhancing the capacity and capability of health management to deliver high quality healthcare.

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Modern Healthcare is a leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, reporting on important healthcare events and trends as they happen.


HIMSS is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of health through the application of information and technology.


NAHQ is the only organization dedicated to healthcare quality professionals and defines the standard of excellence for the profession.

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IHE is a trusted, independent, globally networked organization for high-quality research in health economics and health technology assessment to assist policy making and best medical practices.


Abbott leads with life changing technology and transforms healthcare by helping others achieve measurably better healthcare performance. 


A meaningful honor with extraordinary benefits

The UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award is an earned honor, assessed by world-renowned organizations, societies, and leaders from across healthcare. Winning teams receive local recognition and global amplification of their care story. 





Unifying Award and prestigious title

All winning team members will receive a physical award plus the exculsive title "UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award Winner." This award honors teams working together in unity and achieving measurably better healthcare performance. 



Leadership Celebratory Event 

All winning team members will be recognized formally for their care project and be honored during a celebratory event. Attendees at these events will consist of executive leadership from across the winning teams, program partners and Abbott.



Spotlight in the U.S. Magazine Modern Healthcare 

All winning teams will be featured in the popular U.S. healthcare industry magazine, Modern Healthcare. Winning teams may also be presented with opportunities to participate in events involving the media, think tanks and program partner networking. 



Esteemed Speaking Opportunities

Representatives from the winning teams will be invited to share their stories and best practices at leading Healthcare Excellence forums. additional opportunities for sharing case studies may be available during webinars and other symposia. 



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