Two health care organizations named 2009 Baldrige Award winners

President Obama and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke named AtlantiCare in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, and Heartland Health in St. Joseph, MO, among five winners of the 2009 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The winners, selected from 70 applicants, will receive their awards at a ceremony next year in Washington, D.C.

(SOURCE: AHA News Now,, December 7, 2009)