2017 Conference Agenda

November 15

Pre-Conference Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Registration
9:30 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Baldrige Basics (DESCRIPTION)

(Note: this workshop includes a box lunch)

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Writing a MAAPE Application (DESCRIPTION}

Awards Banquet

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p,m. Registration
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Redeption. Networking & Exhibits
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Recognition of 2017 MAAPE Award Recipients, Board of Examiners, and Panel of Judges:

Bob Bitner, MAAPE, President & CEO

Meg McGoldgrick, Chair, MAAPE Board of Directors & President, Abington-Jefferson Health

  Dinner Speaker: Greg Haralson, Senior VP and CEO Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital - 2016 Baldrige Award Recipient (Profile)


"Avoiding the Valley of Despair: A guide to managing the Baldrige Framework"


November 16

Conference Agenda

7:15am- 8:15am Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
7:15am- 8:15am Senior Leader Breakfast - Panel Discussion (By invitation)
8:15am -9:15 am

Panel Discussion featuring senior leaders from the 2017 MAAPE Excellence Award Recipients moderated by Meg McGoldrick, President, Abington-Jefferson Health

  • Susan Stuart, President & CEO, Center for Organ REcovery and Education
  • John (Jack) Lynch III, President & CEO, Main Line Health
  • Stephen Zieniewicz, President & CEO, St. Barnabas Medical Center
9:30am-10:35 am

Keynote: Maryruth Butler, Executive Director, Kindred Nursing & Rehabilitation - Mountain Valley 2016 Baldrige Award Recipient (Profile)

"Our Journey to Performance Excellence"

10:35 a.m. - 11am Morning Break
11am - 12:05pm

Breakout Sessions:

  1. Lee Butler, Director of Performance Excellence, Don Chalmers Ford - Increasing You Probability of Success With a Systems & Process Focus
  2. Center for Organ Recovery and Education, MAAPE Excellence Award Recipient - Zero (0) to Sixty (60) MPH: Setting the Direction for a Day of Saving Lives - Presented by Diane Bickford & Kurt Shutterly
  3. St. Barnabas Health, MAAPE Excellence Award Recipient - Topic TBA
12:10pm -1:30pm

Lunch - Keynote: Lee Butler, Director of Performance Excellence, Don Chalmers Ford - 2016 Baldrige Award Recipient (Profile)

"Don Chalmers Ford" Building Life-Long Friendships...One Customer at a time"

1:45pm -2:45pm

Breakout Sessions

  1. Session for 1st Time Applicants
  2. Main Line Health, MAAPE Excellence Award Recipient - Topic TBA
  3. MAAPE Award Recipient - TBA
3pm - 3:30pm Closing