There is no “proof” that something works like the results others have achieved using the Baldrige Excellence Framework.
The “90th percentile for 75 percent of the reporting areas across the system's seven inpatient hospitals,” Henry Ford Health System
“Demonstrates excellence in measures of its operating margin, cash flow, and cash position, with its reported results comparing favorably to the Standard & Poor's (S&P) "A" and "AA" rated median levels,” Schneck Medical Center results are achievable.
Good Samaritan Hospital has established a strategic context and vision for a synergistic hospital-physician partnership that has enabled the organization to generate some of the best clinical outcomes in the United States.
Pikeville Medical Center, a recipient of Kentucky Performance “Excellence” Award – has received national acclaim as ‘Hospital of the year’ for two consecutive years.
They were also named a recipient of the 2012 Health Grades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.
This distinction ranks Pikeville Medical Center among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide based on an analysis of patient satisfaction data for 3,837 U. S. hospitals.
Success breeds success.
The Baldrige Excellence Framework a set of inter-related questions across seven categories:
2. Strategic Planning
3. Customer Focus
4. Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management
5. Workforce Focus
6. Operations Focus
Whether your organization is involved in ambulatory service, health maintenance, or another health care service, the Baldrige Framework provides a valuable system for measuring performance and planning in an uncertain environment.
The Framework helps health care organizations achieve and sustain the highest levels of:
health care outcomes for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and other conditions
patients, physicians, nurses and staff satisfaction and engagement
revenue, efficiency (cost savings) and market share
public health awareness and willingness to support health care community programs
innovation and agility to allow the health care system to flex and change as needed
leadership who take great satisfaction in jobs well done
What is your next step?
We encourage you to research the Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence to discover how their implementation has helped organizations become representative of best in class.
For further information and consultation to aid your journey to Performance Excellence contact us, or call 859-281-1171 or 502-608-2061.