LD #36: Leveraging the Baldrige Framework to Transform a Health System with Rulon Stacey, PhD

This episode of “Leader Dialogue” discusses how to leverage the Baldrige Framework to transform a Healthsystem with special guest Dr. Rulon Stacey of Navigant Healthcare. Among the topic’s discussed are:

  1. Evolution of the Baldrige: Which will include Rulon’s background and stewardship of this national treasure

  2. Proven Results: As a healthcare executive, Rulon will discuss why he tapped into the Baldrige Framework to radically transform his health system and outline the documented results.

  3. Performance excellence challenges in the Age of Consumerism: Understanding why customer loyalty is won on the battlefield of customer experience, and how to leverage the Baldrige performance excellence principles to accelerate short term gains, and hardwire a cultural transformation, creating a sustainable competitive advantage.

Dr. Rulon Stacey/Navigant

Dr. Rulon Stacey is a managing director and leader of Navigant’s Healthcare Strategy business unit. As a nationally recognized healthcare leader, Dr. Stacey brings a future-focused, leadership-driven approach to clients, as well as a unique understanding of provider issues, leadership and governance challenges, and strategy alternatives. He provides expertise in the design and development of initiatives that support cultural and organizational changes needed for ongoing success as health systems evolve from fee-for-service to a value-based environment.

A nationally recognized governance speaker and leader, Dr. Stacey helps governing boards strategize, understand board organization and performance measures, and develop leadership and board succession plans.

In June 2015, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker appointed Dr. Stacey to a second three-year term as the chair of the board of overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He is a former chair of the board of directors of the American College of Healthcare Executives and was twice named by Modern Healthcare as among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.

About SOAR Vision Group

The SOAR Vision Group mission is to: Align People with Purpose to Achieve Exceptional Results. SOAR provides best practice strategy execution, business process optimization services, and a structured organizational development approach for organizations to effectively implement the Baldrige Performance Excellence framework. For more information, contact SOAR Vision Group at (888) 294-3303 or visit soarvisiongroup.com.

About the Baldrige Foundation

The mission of the Baldrige Foundation is to ensure the long-term financial growth and viability of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, and to support organizational performance excellence in the United States and throughout the world. The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is presented annually by the United States President to organizations that demonstrate quality and performance excellence. For more information, contact the Baldrige Foundation at (202) 559-9195 or visit baldrigefoundation.org.