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Examiners are quality-driven professionals who collaborate to assess the organizations that apply for the annual IMEC Awards for Excellence.

Applications deadline is April 15!

2021 IMEC Awards for Excellence

Applications available now!

Demonstrate your organizational commitment to excellence by completing your IMEC Award for Excellence application.

Intent to Apply documentation deadline is April 2.
IMEC Award for Excellence application is due June 1.

FRAME THE FUTURE: 2021 Virtual IMEC Conference on Enterprise Excellence

March 30 and 31  |  8:30am – 12:30pm daily

Now is the time to build on the lessons learned through the past year and build a strategy to guide your organization to a competitive future.

Registration is now open!

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2020 IMEC Conference on Enterprise Excellence
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Review the session presentations from the 2020 IMEC Conference on Enterprise Excellence to take your organization from good to great!

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“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 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

“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 (retired) – United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln (Springfield, IL)
Recipient, ILPEx Gold Award for Achievement