PARKERSBURG — WVU Medicine Camden Clark honored its employees with a barbecue with games and prizes for their efforts by recently receiving the “Platinum Governor’s Award” of the Partnership for Excellence.
The hospital has been recognized for performance excellence through innovation, results and visionary leadership using the Baldrige Excellence Framework. Camden Clark, honored with the Platinum Governor’s Achievement Award, was the only West Virginia hospital on the list.
The mission of The Partnership for Excellence, based in Columbus, is to cultivate excellence in organizational performance and continuous improvement in organizations across all industry sectors.
By providing a performance excellence framework through the Baldrige Excellence Framework, organizations become more focused on customers, process management, innovation, work systems and organization-wide results .
These organizations typically see lower costs, improved productivity, and increased employee and customer satisfaction.
“WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center has been on an ongoing journey, applying the Baldrige Framework to our operations for many years,” said Steve Altmiller, President and CEO. “Our physicians, employees and partners at WVU Medicine strive every day to advance excellence and quality in the delivery of patient-centered care.
“We appreciate their dedication and are honored to receive this prestigious award in recognition of these efforts. This recognition validates the efforts of our team, the quality of our work and our unwavering commitment to excellence in everything we do.