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PHI Board Member Nick Macchione to Receive Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award from the Baldrige Foundation

February 05, 2018

This month, the Baldrige Foundation announced that PHI Board Member Nick Macchione, Agency Director for the County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA), is the recipient of the 2018 Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award. The Hertz Award recognizes leaders who have inspired, encouraged, challenged, and empowered others to achieve performance excellence.

“Leadership is building an organization that meets the needs of the communities it serves,” said Macchione. “For HHSA and the County of San Diego, that ideal is embodied in Live Well San Diego, our county’s vision for a region that is healthy, safe and thriving. Our commitment to the Baldrige core values and implementation of the Government, Healthcare, and Communities of Excellence frameworks transforms lives and makes Live Well San Diego a reality every day. I see our Baldrige journey as our path forward to becoming a leader organization, one that lays the foundation for operational resiliency and innovation that enables our success measured in life expectancy and quality of life."

The 2018 Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award was established in 2013 by the Baldrige Foundation with support from founding sponsor The Synergy Organization, and will be presented during the Foundation Awards Luncheon at the 30th Annual Quest for Excellence® Conference in Baltimore, MD, April 10, 2018. Baldrige is a leadership and management framework with a systems level, customer driven organizational assessment and design approach that has proven to enhance the performance of organizations across every sector of the economy compared to their non-Baldrige peers.

See the full press release from the Baldrige Foundation.