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The Baptist Health Care Journey to Excellence: Creating a Culture that WOWs!

The Baptist Health Care Journey to Excellence: Creating a Culture that WOWs!
Author: Al Stubblefield
ISBN 13: 9780471708902
ISBN 10: 471708909
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2004-11-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 240
List Price: $27.95

"This crystal-clear book offers to any who will listen invaluable, detailed guidance on how and why to move toward a true culture of excellence in hospital care. It isn't easy, but, as their results show, it's a journey well worth taking."

—Donald M. Berwick, MD

President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

"Al Stubblefield and his team at Baptist Health Care have achieved the triple crown of performance: the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the tops in patient and employee satisfaction. This book tells you how they did it and how you and your organization can do it, too. You will find it to be a practical and compelling guide to building a successful organization. Leadership and culture matter and this book tells you how to achieve greatness in both. It is a must for anyone and any organization that wants to achieve performance excellence."

—Curt Nonamaque

President and CEO, VHA

"Congratulations on crafting an excellent message. I've long been a big believer in the power of authentic leadership to create a healthy company culture. This is an uplifting book about managing a company wisely toward a state of sustainable wellness. I hope the book is a great success. It's a message the world needs to hear."

—Geoffrey Colvin

Fortune, Editor at Large

"Baptist Health Care is a national leader in developing programs to energize the workforce through positively interacting with patients and their families. The end result is improved care and clinical results. I know the program well since their team has been sharing their experiences with many of our facilities. Most importantly, IT WORKS!! Thanks for sharing."

—Denny Shelton

Chairman and CEO, Triad Hospitals

"In my work, I visit, study, and consult with many of the world's best-run companies. Yet Baptist Health Care is truly in a class all to themselves. If you want to reach the very top of your industry, read this book, apply its principles, and learn how to hardwire your company for long-term success."

—Jim Harris, PhD

Chairman and President, The Jim Harris Group, Inc.

Coauthor of Finding and Keeping Great Employees, a Fortune "best business book"