Discovering Organizational Excellence in Central Illinois

Increasing visibility of successful organizations in Central Illinois that embrace the Baldrige Excellence Framework and celebrating the overall quality and strength of these organizations in the region

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

2017 Baldrige Fall Conference

October 26-27, 2017

Marriott Buttes Resort – Tempe, AZ

ILPEx Recognition Program

2016 Year in Review

“Baldrige provides us with the framework to drive innovation and improvement. It has facilitated our development of structures and processes that drive outcomes on the measures that most reflect our dedication to meeting healthcare’s triple aim of improving the patient experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing the cost of healthcare.”

– Todd Roberts, Vice President & Chief Quality Officer – Memorial Health System

Multi-year Recipient, ILPEx Silver Awards for Progress toward Excellence

“To remain relevant and to be constantly looking at ways to improve the organization, the Baldrige Criteria have really helped stretch our imaginations as well as our service delivery.”

– Brenda Yarnell, President/CEO – United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln (Springfield, IL)
Recipient, ILPEx Gold Award for Achievement

“The Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence as implemented by ILPEx is the most successful and comprehensive approach for developing the culture and infrastructure necessary for meeting our customer service goals. Our members deserve the best and ILPEx is helping us to meet that challenge.”

– Brenda Yarnell, President/CEO – United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln (Springfield, IL)
Recipient, ILPEx Gold Award for Achievement

“The Baldrige Criteria is the best compilation of elements that organizations can use as a template to develop approaches to improve overall organizational effectiveness and results.”

– Tom Tester, Plant Manager – MTM Recognition (Princeton, IL)
ILPEx Senior Examiner