NIST logo
NIST Home > Quality News 

Quality News

(showing 1 - 15 of 228)
Baldrige Program Seeks Examiners for 2016 Board
Release Date: 11/23/2015

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) is seeking applicants for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for … more

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Four Recipients of 2015 Baldrige Award
Release Date: 11/17/2015

Organizations Honored in Small Business, Education, Health Care and Nonprofits WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today named … more

Get Ready to Apply for the 2016 Baldrige Awards!
Release Date: 11/09/2015

Calling high-performing U.S. organizations in every sector: the 2016 Baldrige Award application forms and guidance are now available online. … more

New Ballistics Control Chart for Forensic Imaging
Release Date: 10/28/2015

These close-up images of standard cartridge cases illustrate differences between the older (left) and newer (right) imaging systems, as well as … more

Publication for Health Care Executives Features Baldrige Award Recipients
Release Date: 10/26/2015

The Fall 2015 issue of Frontiers of Health Services Management , a publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), features … more

New Facility for Infrared Calibration
Release Date: 10/21/2015

Calibration setup: (A) infrared source, (B) monochromator, (C) output beam and device under test (red) next to NIST standard detector. Click on … more

Paper on Baldrige Framework as World's Standard for Organizational Excellence Honored
Release Date: 10/07/2015

On October 1, the Society for Standards Professionals (SES) honored the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program with a third-place win for its … more

2016 Baldrige Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!
Release Date: 09/30/2015

Organizations and individuals are invited to help support the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program at a turning point in its history. You can … more

Baldrige Program Seeks Candidates for 2016 Baldrige Executive Fellows Program
Release Date: 09/28/2015

Once known only as the creator of the nation’s highest award for organizational performance excellence, the Baldrige Performance Excellence … more

Excellence by the Dozen: 12 Organizations Move Closer to Baldrige Award
Release Date: 09/01/2015

Twelve high-performing organizations will receive site visits for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA), the nation's highest … more

Nonprofit for Veterans Uses Baldrige Framework in New Baldrige Case Study
Release Date: 07/29/2015

Depicting how an innovative government organization might use the Baldrige Excellence Framework: A Systems Approach to Improving Your … more

Baldrige Helps Health Care Organizations Provide Superior Patient Experience
Release Date: 07/23/2015

A newly released study* comparing 34 U.S. health care organizations that received the Baldrige National Quality Award with their 153 … more

NIST-led Effort Yields New International Standard for Dynamic Liquid Measuring Systems
Release Date: 06/26/2015

Milk, beer, and fuels are just some of the liquids whose measurement systems are addressed by the new international standard. When measuring large … more

Gates Foundation Rep Visits PML Vaccine Transport Lab
Release Date: 06/26/2015

PML’s Michal Chojnacky (left) giving a tour of her vaccine thermometry lab to the Gates Foundation’s Stephen Hadley. This month, a representative … more

Highly Rated Baldrige Examiner Training Prepared 383 for 2015
Release Date: 06/10/2015

During annual training completed last month, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program prepared 349 Baldrige examiners for assignments for the … more

General Information:
301-975-NIST (6478)

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070