Monthly Archives: April 2012

Schneck Medical Center: How a Small-Town Employer Grows a World-Class Workforce

Posted by Christine Schaefer Schneck Medical Center is growing a high-performing workforce that, in turn, is yielding nationally recognized results on patient-focused health care measures. “We understand that it is our investment in our people that has significantly contributed to our 100 years of success,” said … Continue reading

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“We Are in the Relationship Business”: Baldrige Health Care Organizations and You

Posted by Christine Schaefer How your organization builds relationships is key. I keep hearing that message in the presentations of Baldrige Award-winning organizations at the 24th Annual Quest for Excellence® conference this week. From senior leaders’ efforts to build an organizational culture of engagement, to … Continue reading

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How to Keep America #1–A Cowboy Hat and Spurs

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Along the hallway in the U.S. Department of Commerce building hang portraits of Commerce Secretaries of past. Most are featured in blue or black business suits, serious and perhaps even “stodgy,” said U.S. Secretary of Commerce … Continue reading

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Baldrige Is the Key

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey With the U.S. military honor guard proudly presenting the American flag and U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson welcoming attendees, the 2010 and 2011 Baldrige Award recipients  were honored last night. Each recipient, representing all … Continue reading

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Tweet! Tweet!

Posted by: Barbara Fischer As we’ve been highlighting over the past few months, our annual Quest for Excellence  conference begins on Sunday, April 15 with a couple pre-conference workshops presented by former Award recipients Richland College and Poudre Valley Health … Continue reading

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