CONGRATULATIONS TO 2011 ILPEx AWARD RECIPIENTS!
Illinois Performance Excellence Awards for Excellence program is a three-tiered process. This approach is intended to encourage organizations at initial or intermediate levels of quality implemen tation. Award categories reflect the increasing maturity of a performance management system as defined by the Illinois Performance Excellence Award Criteria for Performance Excellence.
Illinois Performance Excellence annually recognizes organizations for their continuous improvement accomplishments. The 2011 ILPEx Award Recipients are:
Gold Award, Achievement of Excellence
- Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System, Mattoon
- St. Mary’s Good Samaritan, Inc. – Centralia/Mt. Vernon
Silver Award, Progress toward Excellence
- Blessing Hospital, Quincy
- Sherman Hospital, Elgin
- Anderson Packaging, Inc., Rockford
Bronze Award, Commitment to Excellence
- American College for Healthcare Executives, Chicago
- Haldex Concentric, Inc., Itasca
The Gold Award for Achievement of Excellence
The highest award an organization can receive in the State of Illinois recognizing organizational performance excellence goes to organizations which have demonstrated effective, systematic well-deployed approaches that respond to the multiple requirements of most items in the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence and are integrated to meet organizational needs. Recipients of this award are considered role models for other Illinois-based organizations.
The Silver Award for Progress Toward Excellence
Recipients are recognized to have evidence of systematic, well deployed approaches and have been able to show some positive results in key areas to demonstrate progress.
The Bronze Award for Commitment to Excellence
Award Recipients show evidence of the beginnings of effective, systemic approaches for many major processes and have made earnest efforts to adopt and apply continuous improvement principles in their organizations.