Montgomery County – The Montgomery County Health Department has earned Level 1 Recognition in the annual Excellence in Tennessee recognition program administered by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).
TNCPE is Tennessee’s only statewide quality program and is patterned on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the national standard for recognizing performance excellence through innovation, improvement, and visionary leadership.Joey Smith, Public Health Director of the Montgomery County Health Department accepted the award at the 22nd Annual Excellence in Tennessee Awards Banquet on March 11th, 2015.
Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett states, “We are so pleased that the Health Department has been recognized for this great achievement. The standards set by this program, and achieved by our Health Department, are just one more confirmation of their commitment to excellence for the citizens of Montgomery County.”
The Montgomery County Health Department is an organization committed to protecting, promoting, and improving the health and prosperity of people in our community.
Through an annual evaluation and assessment process, TNCPE recognizes high-performing organizations that demonstrate continuous improvement and role model processes. This year, TNCPE has named 48 organizations as 2014 Award winners that represent outstanding achievement in the following industry sectors: health care, manufacturing, service, education, government, and nonprofit.
“We want to congratulate the Montgomery County Health Department on this recognition,” Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said. “Organizations that participate in the TNCPE Award program show an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement and performance excellence. Our state is a better place to live and work because of organizations like the Montgomery County Health Department that are helping to build a better Tennessee.”
“This program helps organizations look at the big picture. But it’s not easy—if it were, every organization in the state would be participating,” said TNCPE President Katie Rawls. “Organizations like the Montgomery County Health Department are truly passionate about performance excellence and have chosen TNCPE and the Baldrige framework to help them become the best they can be.”
A full list of winners can be found on the TNCPE website www.tncpe.org