Exemplar Award

The Exemplar Award is an innovative new program developed by ACHS to recognise a system or service within a healthcare organisation that has achieved and sustained high performance results.

The award is a symbol of recognition for healthcare organisations that produce a high performing system or service which is world-leading and translates to high quality consumer / patient outcomes.

To be ellgible to apply for the Exemplar Award, an organisation:

  • Must be accredited by any IEEA accredited organisation, AND
  • Must not have had any high risk or major non-compliant issues identified in the last three (3) years

For more information and guidance, please email our Exemplar Award team at exemplar@achs.org.au or get started with the process by submitting your Expression of Interest (Phase 1).

To achieve the Exemplar Award, an organisation must complete all the phases below:

  • Phase 1 – Expression of Interest
  • Phase 2 – Application
  • Phase 3 – Submission
  • Phase 4 – Assessment


Process Diagram

We conducted a thorough study which evaluated the different international accreditation systems and found that the Australian program was the one that most addressed the very core of our mission

Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital
- ACHS International Member