Pat Lapekas Appointed Examiner for 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Posted by on June 25, 2012 at 7:01 pm

Pat Lapekas of Lapekas & Associates located in River Falls, WI, has been appointed by Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Director of the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), to the 2012 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.  The Award, created by public law in 1987, is the highest level [...]

Baldrige Award Applicants Can Now Receive Category-Level Recognition

Posted by on June 25, 2012 at 6:42 pm

The Baldrige Program will begin identifying category best practices within the 2012 award cycle among site-visited organizations. Best practices identified by the Panel of Judges in categories 1 through 6 will be eligible for recognition. To receive this recognition, an applicant’s overall organizational performance in the identified category must be demonstrating mature processes that are linked to the appropriate [...]

Two Clients Receive Their States Highest Quality Award

Posted by on June 11, 2012 at 6:03 pm

Duke University Hospital Wins the 2012 North Carolina Governor’s Award for Excellence!!! Congratulations go to Duke University Hospital for receiving the 2012 North Carolina Governor’s Award for Excellence.  This is the first time this honor has been awarded to a health care organization in the State of North Carolina since Governor Purdue created this prestigious [...]

39 Organizations Apply for the 2012 Baldrige Award

Posted by on June 11, 2012 at 5:46 pm

This year marks the 25th anniversary for the Malcolm National Baldrige Quality Award and in marking this milestone, 39 organizations have applied for this years award.  These 39 are attempting to join the ranks for the previous 95 recipients. The Baldrige Award is the nations highest recognition for organizational performance excellence through innovation, learning and [...]