820 to 1: Ratio of Baldrige Program benefits for the U.S. economy to program costs
(Economic Evaluation of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, December 2011)
(including 8 two-time winners) serving as national role models
85%: Median growth in revenue for two-time Baldrige Award winners
55.5%: Median job growth for two-time Baldrige Award winners
(compared with 4.6% for a matched set of industries and time periods)
2010–2017 Baldrige Award applicants represent
over $153 billion in revenue/budgets
about 450 million customers served
$8.24 million: value of services donated by 366 national Baldrige examiners in 2017
$29 million: value of services donated by state Baldrige-based examiners in 2016
- A study by Truven Health Analytics links hospitals that adopt and use the Baldrige Criteria to successful operations, management practices, and overall performance.
- 65% of hospitals are likely to "use the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence as a systematic framework for performance improvement or as an internal assessment tool" by 2018, according to survey results reported in Futurescan 2013.
- According to the same survey, 41% of hospitals are likely to submit an application for the Baldrige Award or a state-level Baldrige-based award by 2018.
Learn more about impacts and benefits in each state.