President's Council Recommends Building on the Baldrige Award for U.S. Health Care
June 2, 2014
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On May 29, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report to President Obama, Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through Systems Engineering (PDF) that calls out the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award as an opportunity "for raising awareness of performance excellence" in U.S. health care.
Read a blog by Baldrige Director Robert Fangmeyer about how the Baldrige Criteria provide exactly the holistic, systems approach to excellence that the PCAST report recommends.
Read the full report Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through Systems Engineering (PDF).