Monthly Archives: February 2012

Baldrige Hospitals Save More Lives and Are Stronger Financially

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey I was struck by a quote in a recent Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) article: “Health care can lead the way to a new era in quality.” And I believe that Baldrige Award-winning health care organizations … Continue reading

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Job Creation and the Baldrige Criteria

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Data show on the whole that Baldrige Award winners have created more jobs than similar organizations in their industries. Further, an analysis of data from two-time Baldrige Award winners shows that the median growth in … Continue reading

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Purchases Are about Quality and Ethics

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon When I buy something, I want to know that the product is of high quality, that it will last, that it is safe, and that the company making it and the company selling … Continue reading

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The Journey Continues

By Pamela Wong If you’re like me, you face many demands for your time online. It can be hard to choose what to catch up on, but I hope you’ve been able to check out the Baldrige transition page. It … Continue reading

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Baldrige Articles and Business Excellence Models

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey   The Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence have been highlighted in an effort to support and promote performance excellence on a new ASQ Web page. The page, which includes articles on Baldrige, is aimed to contribute to … Continue reading

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