Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why Baldrige? Ask Leaders of Top U.S. Hospitals

Posted by Christine Schaefer Two years ago, a Thomson Reuters study found that health care organizations that won a Baldrige Award or received a site visit during the Baldrige Award process outperformed other hospitals on nearly every measure used to determine the “100 Top Hospitals.” Last … Continue reading

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You Can Have My Job…Literally!

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon As many people in the Baldrige community know, I will be retiring on June 3, 2013. It has been the most amazing and humbling 21 years that I have spent with all of … Continue reading

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One Hundred and Fifteen Million

Posted by Bob Fangmeyer No, that is not the latest Powerball Lottery jackpot, the daily addition to the budget deficit, or the number of times Charlie Sheen and Lindsey Lohan have been arrested. That is the number of employees who … Continue reading

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How Senior Leaders are Sustaining Excellence: A Conversation with Henry Ford Health System

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Crain’s Detroit Business recently named Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), newsmaker of the year for 2012. Since HFHS won the Baldrige Award in 2011, we asked Nancy a few questions to see what she … Continue reading

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Jobs Data Continue to Look Good!

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon I have previously reported about revenue and jobs growth for the five businesses that are two-time Baldrige Award winners. I also shared the comparative job growth data for the matched time periods and … Continue reading

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