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ANNOUNCING CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The 2020 GRQC Performance Excellence Awards

GRQC, an affiliate of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 2020 GRQC Performance Excellence Awards. Through the award program, we seek to discover, recognize and learn from high performing organizations in the Greater Rochester area.

Awards will be presented in three categories: Team Excellence, Operations Excellence and Customer Excellence. Organizations from business, healthcare, education, government and not-for-profit are eligible to apply. Award winners will be revealed at the 14th Annual GRQC Showcase and Award Ceremony to be held in May of 2020, time and location to be announced.

 

Applications must be received by January 31, 2020.

 

For further details on award criteria, eligibility, and to request an application, send an email to Ginger Rinas, GRQC Board Member, ginger@rinasnet.net or call at 585-750-6025.

 

Also, please feel to attend a complimentary event from 8 to 10am on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, that will include presentations by several previous award recipients and a tutorial on how to apply for the award. Click here for details and to register.

 

Event Sponsorship Opportunities are also available. For information on how to be a sponsor and to have a display table at GRQC’s 14th Annual Showcase and Award Ceremony, please contact Cassidy Franklin at Cassidy.Franklin@greaterrochesterchamber.com

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GRQC PRESENTS 2019 PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

May 6, 2019

Greater Rochester Quality Council, a Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce affiliate, presented its 13th annual Performance Excellence Awards. GRQC presents the awards to discover, recognize, and help others learn from high-performing organizations. GRQC’s highest honor, the George K. Hansen Exemplar Award, went to Rochester Regional Health for its Optimizing EMR Alerts: Improved Med Administration initiative. The George K. Hansen Exemplar Award is only given when an organization demonstrates exceptional excellence, organizational-wide commitment, and strong dedication to sustained continuous improvement.

 

The 2019 GRQC Performance Excellence Award recipients are:

 

FOR OPERATIONS EXCELLENCE

 

GEORGE K. HANSEN EXEMPLAR AWARD

  • Rochester Regional Health – Optimizing EMR Alerts: Improved Med Administration

 

GOLD

  • JN White: Streamlining Front End Processes

  • Regional Transit Service

  • Rochester Regional Health System – High Five: Achieving CMS 5 Star Quality Measure Improvements (LTC)

 

FOR TEAM EXCELLENCE

 

GOLD

  • Highland Hospital – Point of Use Cleaning in OR

  • Rochester Regional Health System – Managing an Outbreak and Winning the Battle (UMMC)

  • Trillium Health – Rapid Start Antiretrovirals Process Model

  • Xerox Webster - EA Toner Quality Improvement

 

SILVER

  • Harris Corporation, Tactical Communications Business – Voice of the Customer Process Improvements

  • Paychex – Labor Power Cost Reduction

  • Rochester Regional Health System – The CAUTI DeCATHlon

  • URMC Comprehensive Stroke Center at Strong Memorial Hospital

 

BRONZE

  • Highland Hospital – Late Tray Project

  • TLF Graphics – Time Clock Project

  • URMC Pediatric Asthma Team at Golisano Children’s Hospital

 

FOR CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE

 

SILVER

  • Gorbel – Order Fulfillment Excellence: Inquiry to Quote

 

BRONZE

  • Rochester Regional Health System – Real Time Patient Feedback (NWCH)

 

 

GRQC is a membership organization that teaches leaders across business, health care, education, non-profit, and government sectors to improve organizational performance through training, program presentations, and networking. Visit www.GRQC.org to learn more.

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