IMEC announces six recipients of the 2016 ILPEx Recognition Program Awards for Excellence

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Dec 15, 2016 3:29:34 PM

The ILPEx Awards for Excellence recognize the recipient’s organization-wide dedication to performance improvement that meets three levels of performance criteria.

IMEC has announced six organizations selected as the 2016 recipients of the ILPEx Recognition Program’s Awards for Excellence. The high performing organizations were evaluated against the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence by the ILPEx Board of Examiners as part of the annual application process. Application scores and award determinations are made by the ILPEx Panel of Judges. The recipient organizations will be formally honored with the awards at the 22nd annual ILPEx Recognition Program Award Ceremony and Dinner on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at The Hyatt Lodge at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL.

“We are very proud to congratulate the 2016 recipients of the ILPEx Awards for Excellence,” said Ben Krupowicz, Executive Director of the ILPEx Recognition Program. “Organizations that pursue the Baldrige Excellence Framework demonstrate through the ILPEx Awards process that they have adopted proven performance practices, principles and strategies that nurture excellence in all aspects of their organization. This year’s recipients are outstanding examples of organizations that understand the impact and benefits of a shared vision and alignment of processes for efficiency, focus and sustainability. These leading edge organizations personify excellence and will contribute to the long-term economic and workforce competitiveness of the state of Illinois.”

ILPEx Recognition Program

Gold Award for Achievement of Excellence
American College of Healthcare Executives, Chicago

Silver Award for Progress toward Excellence
Community Consolidated School District 93, Bloomingdale
Concentric Rockford, Rockford

Bronze Award for Commitment to Excellence
Elmhurst Hospital, Elmhurst
HSHS St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield
National Express LLC, Warrenville

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For more information on how your organization can benefit from services provided by the ILPEx Recognition Program, visit, or call 888-806-4632.

Amy Fitzgerald

Written by Amy Fitzgerald

Topics: ILPEx, ILPEx recognition program

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