Archive | December, 2014

April Meeting – (04/08/15)

Wednesday – April 8, 2015 Speaker: Zachary S. Haines VP, Information Technology and Performance Excellence Goodwill Industries Summary: Goodwill Overview and their Journey to Malcolm Baldrige. Speaker Bio: Haines joined Goodwill Central Texas in August 2007. Originally hired as the Production Manager for Computer Works, where he transformed recycling and reuse processes to maximize throughput, revenue, and […]

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Webinar – Patient Safety – (01/15/15)

Topic:  “Patient Safety” Speaker:  Julie Foster, RN, MBA, CHCQM, FAIHQ , Director, Patient Safety & Accreditation, MD Anderson Healthcare Center Overview:  In this Webinar Julie will share an overview of patient safety principles utilized at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.   The Webinar will include how Human Factors Analysis Classification System (HFACS) can be successfully […]

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March Facility Tour – (03/11/15)

Wednesday – March 11, 2015 Dell, Inc. Tour Details: Tour of the Dell Command Center and ProSupport facilities.  Learn how Dell addresses customers escalation,  and reduce down time associated with its products and services. Whether it is a HW/SW/service issue, or a natural disaster that impacts its customers, Dell is prepared to provide its customers best […]

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February Meeting – (02/11/15)

Wednesday – February 11, 2015 Speaker: Dr. Yvonne Howze Director Performance Excellence, Texas Department of Transportation, Austin Texas Topic: Leadership: Flavor of the Month Summary: Leadership has been defined and re-defined, yet no one seems to have a clear understanding of what it really is.  This presentation will distinguish been leadership and leader, give a […]

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January Meeting / Tour – (01/14/15)

Wednesday – January 14, 2015 Speakers:  Cindy Milrany, CPA and John S. Wolfhope, P.E.   Overview:  This presentation will discuss Freese and Nichols quality journey, including the path forward after receiving the Baldrige and ways the award has allowed the firm to help other organizations on their journeys.  A short tour will follow the presentation. Bio […]

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Webinar – The High Reliability Healthcare Organization – (12/17/14)

Topic: “ The High Reliability Healthcare Organization”  from a NASA Engineer’s Perspective Speaker: :  Timothy Adams,  Senior  Engineering Assurance at NASA Kennedy Space Center Speaker Bio: Tim Adams is a senior engineer in quantitative reliability and risk for the NASA Kennedy Space Center.  Tim’s interests, experience, and education provide a multidisciplinary approach. Tim’s corporate work […]

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