A recent report provided to the White House by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology titled “Report to the President: Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement Through Systems Engineering” makes seven systems engineering recommendations to address the challenges in health care. I’m pleased to see Baldrige as part of one of the recommendations (Recommendation #6 … Read More
The implementation of the Affordable Care Act will stress a health care system that is already under the strain of an aging baby boomer population. New patients are expected to flood the system starting in early 2014, part of 25 million uninsured Americans projected to get health coverage by 2016, according to the Congressional Budget Office. In “The Waiting Room … Read More
When visiting with senior leaders of an organization about the value of embarking on a Baldrige journey, a frequently used phrase is “It’s not about the Award.” At that point, the discussion moves to writing an application, and the sense of leaders is that “We’re applying for an Award!” How do we convince leaders that there is value within the … Read More
Core Values Partners is cooperating with St. Thomas University of St. Paul, MN, to organize a 43-hour Mini Master course “Strategies for Achieving Performance Excellence” for international executives from outside USA. The course will begin 2 June 2013 and end 22 June 2013. Read about the course details and registration. Course details also available at St. Thomas University website.