Awards and Recognition

Call for AHIA 2017 Volunteer Service
Awards Nominations

Help us roll out the red carpet for those AHIA
volunteers who have gone above and beyond!

AHIA would like to express our appreciation to each and every one
of our volunteers who serve the association so generously! 

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DEADLINE: June 29, 2017

Click here to recognize one of your colleagues by nominating them for an AHIA award TODAY!

AHIA could not achieve its vision "To be the premier association for healthcare internal auditing" without the active, ongoing support of its volunteers who spend countless hours meeting, brainstorming, organizing and implementing valuable resources to the healthcare internal audit community. 

We invite YOU to help us honor those volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to AHIA.  Not sure who to nominate? You may also identify the service area that has been most beneficial to you.

This year, the AHIA Membership and Awards Committee invites you to submit nominations in one or more of the following categories:

Capture1AHIA Outstanding Service Award
The AHIA Outstanding Service Award honors any individual for his/her substantial support of AHIA. 
Criteria: Candidates may have served AHIA in only one capacity or one year but their endeavor(s) demonstrated a significant contribution in furthering the mission and/or goals of AHIA. Individuals considered for this award need not be an AHIA member.

Capture2AHIA Professional Practices Award
The AHIA Professional Practices Award honors an AHIA member who has promoted or demonstrated excellence in the areas of Clinical Quality, Information Technology and Security, General Audit Management, Compliance, Health Plans and/or Revenue Cycle. 
Criteria: Candidates considered for this award should be a current AHIA member who has demonstrated expertise in one or more of the above-noted categories, sharing that expertise with fellow members through educational presentations (conference, seminars, webinars, etc.); contributing materials to the Audit Library; writing articles for New Perspectives; and/or actively contributing to e-resources such as the List Serve and Tech Talk.

Capture5The Founders Award
This award is reserved for any AHIA member(s) who have gone above the normal call of duty and served AHIA for at least 6 years. This is the Association's highest and most prestigious award.
Criteria: A candidate must have had a role in a strategic initiative of AHIA within the past 6 years and must have served as a member of the AHIA Board, Board Committee, or Subcommittee of the Board for at least 2 years. AHIA Board members are not eligible until 2 years following the end of their term.

Capture3The Institutional Award
This award is given to those institutions (Universities, Hospitals, Health Systems, Vendors, professional services firms, etc.) that have demonstrated continuing support of AHIA's goals and objectives in furthering our mission and vision. The support could exist in many forms, such as providing facilities, staff, advice, counsel, operational assistance, or other resources.
Criteria:  The Institution must have shown active support of AHIA for six or more consecutive years.

Capture4AHIA Rising Star Award
The AHIA Rising Star Award honors an AHIA member who is up and coming in the healthcare internal audit field. 
Criteria: Candidates for this award should be a current AHIA member with 5 years or less healthcare internal auditing experience who embodies the future of the profession through excellence in healthcare internal auditing and active participation in AHIA activities.

It is important to note that these awards may not be given each and every year, but are reserved for those individuals and organizations that have provided timely and/or consistent support by one or more of the various means described above.

Nominate someone you know Today!


AHIA could not achieve its vision "To be the premiere association for healthcare internal auditing” without the active, ongoing support of its volunteers who spend countless hours meeting, brainstorming, organizing and implementing programs to provide valuable resources, education and support to the healthcare internal audit community. Annually, AHIA requests nominations to recognize the significant accomplishments for an individual or organization.

Recipients: These individuals have been  instrumental in the elevation of the profession of healthcare internal auditing and to the growth and success of AHIA!