Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Vern Goodwalt Congratulates the 2013 CTEA Award Winners

Vern Goodwalt  Congratulates the 2013 CTEA Award Winners

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California Council for Excellence Announces 2013 CTEA Gold Nugget Award Recipients ESCONDIDO, Calif. (Dec. 18, 2013) – The California Council for Excellence (CCE) today announced five recipients of the 2013 California Team Excellence Award (CTEA)™ Gold Nugget Award. Administered by CCE, the CTEA program recognizes project-based teams within California organizations. These teams are evaluated on their ability to improve performance, save money and further the goals of their organization, using quality tools and processes from the American Society for Quality (ASQ) International Team Excellence Award (ITEA) Criteria. The Gold Nugget Award is CTEA’s highest level of recognition.

The 2013 Bronze Level Gold Nugget recipients are: Baxter BioScience, Operational Excellence Team; and Adventist Healthcare, Patient Transfer Improvement Team.

The 2013 Gold Nugget Honorable Mention recipients are: Kaiser Permanente Riverside, Advanced Management Inpatient Diabetes Team; Kaiser Permanente San Diego, 5 West UBT Team; and Kaiser Permanente San Diego, Primary Care Bonita UBT Team.

Vern Goodwalt, Chair of the CTEA Council, acknowledged this year’s teams and their organizations for their commitment to organizational improvement and performance excellence through team efforts. “The CTEA Council and Team Judges applaud the 2013 Gold Nugget teams and their organizations. This year’s teams demonstrated outstanding results showing continuous process improvement in a team-based approach using Lean Methodology and quality tools.”

CCE will formally recognize the CTEA Gold Nugget recipients at its 20th Annual Best Practices and Awards Conference on March 18, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, Calif. Founded in 1992, the California Council for Excellence is a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to helping California-based organizations achieve world-class results through the principles of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

CCE also administers the California Team Excellence Awards (CTEA) program, which recognizes process management, innovation and problem-solving skills through organized work teams.

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