Monthly Archives: January 2014

2013 Award Winner: “Award was not the Reward”

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Janet Wagner, CEO of Sutter Davis Hospital (SDH), the smallest hospital ever to receive a Baldrige Award and the first in the Sacramento area, was recently profiled in a Sacramento Bee article about the ten-year … Continue reading

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2013 Award Winner: The “Little Engine That Could” Is Now a National Role Model

Posted by Christine Schaefer In education, as in other sectors, being a small organization is not an impediment to winning a Baldrige Award. With fewer than 3,000 students and 300 staff members, Pewaukee (Wisconsin) School District provides the latest example … Continue reading

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How Does Your Workplace Stack Up?

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon The results are in for the annual Best Places to Work In the Federal Government. The overall survey results are not surprising based on history, the current environment, and where many organizations (government … Continue reading

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Increasing Overall Performance in the Texas Army National Guard

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey It’s always an honor to highlight our nation’s heroes, especially during this holiday season when we should be thankful for so many blessings. Here’s one story of how our nation’s heroes in Texas are actively … Continue reading

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Quality in Nursing Care Centers: the Impact of Baldrige

Posted by Christine Schaefer A few months ago, my family received a personal reminder of the importance of quality in the skilled-nursing care profession. It was delivered as my elderly father was transitioning from a hospital to a nursing home. With the … Continue reading

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