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Testimonials on the Value of Baldrige.

Donors to the Campaign for the Growth of Baldrige are investing in the future of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program and the Program’s enduring impact on the competitiveness, prosperity and well-being of people in the United States and throughout the world.

- Dr. P. George Benson, Baldrige Foundation Chair

  • “Performance improvement is a top priority for the AHA and we continue to look for ways to improve the work that hospitals do. Through this partnership with the Baldrige Foundation, the AHA can continue to work with hospitals and other providers with tools and resources as they continue to improve quality and reduce costs.”

    Maryjane Wurth
    Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, American Hospital Association
    President and CEO, Health Forum

  • “ACHE is proud to support the Campaign for the Growth of Baldrige. The healthcare industry has increasingly relied on the Baldrige criteria as a key means to improve patient care and organizational performance. As we navigate healthcare’s changing landscape the Baldrige framework will continue to be a vital resource.”

    Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE
    President and CEO
    American College of Healthcare Executives

  • “MESA has undoubtedly benefited from the Baldrige Program, and we are proud to support the Campaign to ensure that Baldrige resources remain accessible.”

    Terry May

  • “Our belief is that the U.S. and most countries around the world need the Baldrige Criteria to help ensure that their countries remain competitive. The Award was considered by Dr. Joseph M. Juran and the Juran Institute as the most important quality management method of his lifetime. All businesses should continue to use the model and prosper from it.”

    Joseph A. Defeo
    Juran Institute, Inc.

  • “Learning and applying the leadership and management principles from Baldrige has significantly affected the performance of MidwayUSA. We believe Baldrige can do the same for education, so this is our way of sharing our success and giving something back - in support of public education."

    Larry Potterfield
    Founder and CEO

  • Wolters Kluwer wants to help promote organizations that follow the Baldrige model to understand and manage organizational performance, guide their strategic plan, and provide their employees opportunities to learn how to work with patients to improve patient outcomes. The Lippincott Solutions team at Wolters Kluwer is pleased to promote healthcare improvement by sponsoring the Baldrige Excellence Framework in Healthcare and the Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award.

    Todd McQueston
    Executive, Health
    Wolters Kluwer