John Q. Sherman Award

2015 John Q. Sherman Award - - We're Shining a Spotlight on Excellence in Patient Engagement

Honoring Excellence in Patient Engagement

Standard Register Healthcare is pleased to sponsor the second annual John Q. Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement. The award was created in 2014 to recognize the individual, team or provider institution that is changing the face of healthcare.

We want to shine a spotlight on the innovative programs and approaches that have resulted in better, safer care and improved outcomes through patient and family engagement.

This year’s award will be conferred by Standard Register Healthcare in partnership with the National Patient Safety Foundation’s (NPSF) Lucian Leape Institute at the 2015 NPSF Patient Safety Congress in Austin, Texas on April 30 and the award-winning program will be featured on

For more information, please connect with us by email at
or call 1-800-333-7782, Extension 9.

John Q. Sherman


Founder of Standard Register, John Q. Sherman was a leading philanthropist in Dayton, Ohio with a deep commitment to healthcare and his community.

At the onset of the Great Depression in 1928, he led the campaign to raise over one million dollars in just 30 days to build Good Samaritan Hospital. He left a legacy that lives on today through the company’s support of Dayton’s Samaritan Homeless Clinic, in the launching of and now through the John Q. Sherman Award program.

All nominations for the 2015 John Q. Sherman Award will be submitted online, using the Official Nomination Form which must include requested nominee and nominator formation, nomination summary and narrative, results and references. Self-nominations will be accepted. Deadline is Friday, March 6, 2015.

By submitting the nomination, you give the award organizers the right to publish your name and submitted content to the website.

You also agree that all content submitted is original and yours to submit. All nominations are subject to verification by the Nomination Committee. Accepted nominations may be asked to supply additional supporting materials by the Nomination Committee. The winner will be notified the week of March 26, 2015. The award will be conferred on April 30, 2015 by Standard Register Healthcare in partnership with the Lucian Leape Institute at NPSF’s National Patient Safety Congress in Austin, Texas. The recipient must arrange to be present.

Registration expenses to full conference, including all-day pre-Congress session on patient and family engagement, will be covered by award organizers. Travel expenses will be covered for the individual award recipient or one representative of the winning institution. Travel expenses include round-trip domestic coach air travel to Austin, three nights hotel and airport transfers.

Promotion of All Nominees: The award recipient’s achievements will be featured on, and the recipient will be given the opportunity to be a guest blogger on the site. In addition all qualified and verified nominees will be eligible to be featured on

All nominees accepted to be profiled on may be asked to provide additional resources, such as photographs, images or video, and may be asked to be interviewed for the site. For more information, please connect with us by email at or call 1-800-333-7782, Extension 9.