GILLETTE, WY – Campbell County Health's
Campbell County Memorial Hospital and
The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center are among five recipients of the 2019 Performance Excellence Awards from
Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence.
The 2019 Award recipients are:
Peak Level Award—Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colorado; Great Plains Health,
North Platte, Nebraska
Timberline Level Award—Campbell County Memorial Hospital, Gillette, Wyoming
Foothills Level Award—RiverStone Health, Billings, Montana
High Plains Recognition—The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center, Gillette, Wyoming
“Campbell County Health is the only organization in any industry
in Wyoming to obtain any level of the Baldrige award,” said CEO
Andy Fitzgerald. “I am extremely pleased and proud of the work done
by many people to achieve these awards, and to have CCH and The Legacy
claim these milestones in the Baldrige journey. There are four levels
before the national award and we have obtained the third level for the
hospital, and the first level for The Legacy. Undoubtedly there are numerous
opportunities on which we may improve before we start the application
process for the next level of our journey”.
High Plains recognition is for organizations that are interested in beginning
self-assessment and beginning a journey toward performance excellence.
These organizations complete an organizational profile, which is a snapshot
that describes its operating environment, key relationships with customers,
suppliers, partners, and stakeholders, competitive environment, key strategic
challenges and advantages, and performance improvement systems.
The Timberline Award is for organizations that have gained expertise in
the RMPEx/Baldrige criteria and feel they are ready for a detailed discussion
of their processes. The discussion includes information on approach, deployment,
learning, and integration. At this level, the applicant addresses all
process questions in a full application, except for those concerning results.
Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx), a 501©(3) organization
serving as the regional organization for the
Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. RMPEx offers four levels of award participation, designed to allow organizations
to follow a process the sequentially builds to peak performance excellence.
Thousands of organizations worldwide use the Baldrige Performance Excellence
criteria to improve processes and achieve sustainable results. The few
organizations recognized as national role models have achieved the Malcom
Baldrige National Quality Award, named after former Secretary of Commerce
Malcom Baldrige. The national award was established by Congress in 1987
in response to foreign completion in product and process quality.
In December 2017, CCMH was the recipient of the
Foothills Level Award.