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2014-08-06 12:28:46

DENVER, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Sue Dunn and Jennifer Prinz, CEO and COO of Donor Alliance in Denver, to the Board of Examiners for the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation's highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence. Appointed by the NIST Director, examiners are responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications...

2014-06-26 23:01:37

Recognized for technology that integrates its computer-aided design software and manufacturing systems to accelerate apparel manufacturing. TOLLAND, Conn., USA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Gerber Technology was presented with a Gold level award for product innovation from the Connecticut Quality Improvement Award (CQIA) Partnership, Inc., an affiliate of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The company was recognized for technology that integrates its computer-aided design software and...

2014-04-09 08:29:32

ST. LOUIS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Malcolm Baldrige Foundation announced today that Sister Mary Jean Ryan, Board Chair of SSM Health Care (SSMHC), in St. Louis, received the 2014 Harry H. Hertz Leadership Award. The award recognizes leaders who inspire their organizations to achieve performance excellence. Dr. P. George Benson, Board Chair of the Baldrige Foundation, said the prestigious award personifies Sister Mary Jean's core values and leadership...

2014-03-28 16:23:06

Methodist is first health care system in South Texas to achieve quality award SAN ANTONIO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Healthcare has been selected to receive the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) from the Quality Texas Foundation, representing the highest level of quality an organization can achieve in the state of Texas. Methodist Healthcare is the first and only health care system in South Texas and the third organization in San Antonio to receive the TAPE award...

2014-01-09 12:27:43

DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Sutter Davis Hospital (SDH) has become the first organization in the greater Sacramento area and the smallest hospital ever to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's only Presidential honor that recognizes performance excellence in education, healthcare and business organizations. Serving the Sacramento area, the 48-bed hospital has been on the national "100 Top Hospitals" list four times, including...

2014-01-09 12:27:38

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Achieving greatness is not easy, but it has been accomplished at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano. They have secured the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award - the first hospital ever to win it in Texas. Baylor Plano was one of three U.S. organizations selected to receive the 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. They were chosen during a rigorous evaluation by an independent board of examiners in...

2013-12-11 23:26:57

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) announces a featured session for its 2014 Conference: “Getting Paid for Innovation and High Value Outcomes: The Path to Cost Effective, Accessible Health Care for All.” New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Friday, May 2, 2014 Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort Lake Buena Vista, Florida 8:00am to 5:30pm http://www.abqaurp.org/orlando-2014.asp *Baldrige Criteria as the Bridge Between...

2013-10-18 23:24:05

Used by organizations and performance improvement professionals around the globe, the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence enables organizations to evaluate performance maturity based on 25 years of the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standard's research across six categories relative to results achieved. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Virginia SPQA today announced its upcoming regional Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence training workshops...

2013-10-02 23:03:49

Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence to Recognize Pennsylvania Organizations Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Six Pennsylvania organizations will be recognized by the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence (KAPE) at its 8th Annual Awards Banquet and Conference on November 6 and 7. The conference will also feature keynotes from two of the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipients. The following Pennsylvania organizations will receive KAPE recognition:...

2013-06-27 23:19:47

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP - http://www.abqaurp.org) proudly names Sunil K. Sinha, MD, MBA, CHCQM to chair its committee governing continuing medical education. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The health care landscape is rapidly changing. Education about new systems, integration of new policies, and the adoption of new procedures are critical parts of adapting to the game-changing reality of the Affordable Care Act. The...


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