How to Apply The Ohio Patient Safety Institute invites hospitals, health systems, physicians, long term care, outpatient facilities and home health care to apply for the annual Dr. Frank Dono Best Practice Award. The deadline to apply for 2019 has passed, but click here to preview the application. Award submissions must include a project summary, description of the performance improvement process, an explanation of the data analytics used (measurable goals, use of benchmarks, etc.), verifiable results and sustainability, and a report of the lessons learned. All submissions will become the property of the Ohio Patient Safety Institute and may be used in OPSI's Learning Library activities to share best practices.