Navicent Health Director to Serve on National Quality Award Committee

Selection Speaks to Navicent Health’s Quality & Excellence

Denecka Randolph, System Director of Accreditation Improvement for Navicent Health, has been selected to serve on the 2019 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award.

“Navicent Health is well-respected for its high quality care, and committed to continuous improvement. Our teammates continuously seek accreditations from various healthcare organizations that certify the quality of care provided by Navicent Health, and Denecka is a driving force within our system, leading us to ever higher standards of excellence. We are thrilled that she has been selected to assist other hospitals and health systems in obtaining their goals,” said Dr. Ninfa M. Saunders, President and CEO of Navicent Health.

The Baldridge Performance Excellence Program, which provides value to U.S. organizations and the nation’s economy, is successful thanks to the dedicated efforts of volunteers like Randolph. Randolph will participate in a rigorous training course that includes self-study and onsite training before serving on the annual awards selection committee.

“It is an honor to have been selected to serve on the 2019 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. This is such a passion of mine, so I am eager to learn more from my fellow examiners and will utilize the acquired skills to continue to help our wonderful organization achieve performance excellence,” said Randolph.

The Baldridge Foundation seeks to continuously improve quality of life through the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program, and by supporting organizational performance excellence in the U.S. and worldwide. For more information on how Baldridge is impacting healthcare, please visit

About Navicent Health

Navicent Health, the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia, is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Providing more than 1,000 beds and offering care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region, Navicent Health provides care for healthcare consumers’ through an academic medical center; community, pediatric and rehabilitation hospitals; urgent care centers; physician practices; diagnostic centers; home health; hospice and palliative care; and a life plan community. Navicent Health is dedicated enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally-recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. For more information, please visit

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