Four 2012 Baldrige Award Recipients Announced

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Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank named four U.S. organizations as recipients of the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. The winners in this, the 25th anniversary year of the award, represent four different sectors, one repeat recipient and a health network recognized for the same … Read More

The Baldrige Award: The Journey Is the Win

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By Paul Grizzell Is your organization at the top of your game? If so, maybe you’re wondering how to make those incremental improvements to reach the highest level of performance excellence.¬† Or perhaps your organization’s performance is just mediocre and leaders are looking for a method to accelerate improvement efforts.¬† Maybe performance is even poor, and you need a way … Read More

Harvard Business Review healthcare article

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I recently received my April issue of Harvard Business Review. This issue has several excellent articles in a Spotlight on Fixing Health Care. My recommendation¬†– go to the local bookstore and buy it or buy reprints from the www.hbr.com website. Note that Harvard Business Review is very picky about making copies of their articles. Turning Doctors into Leaders HBR article … Read More

Four 2011 Baldrige Award Recipients Announced

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U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson named four organizations – three health care operations and one nonprofit business – as recipients of the 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. This marks the first year that three health care organizations have been selected at one time. The 2011 … Read More