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Meritus Health earns Platinum Governor’s Award for Excellence

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. – Meritus Health has been recognized with the 2022 Partnership for Excellence Platinum level Governor’s Award for Excellence.

This recognition is based on the Malcolm Baldrige performance excellence criteria and is the highest state level.

All applicants were rigorously evaluated by an independent board of examiners in seven areas defined by the Baldrige Excellence Framework: leadership; strategy; customers; measurement, analysis, and knowledge management; workforce; operations; and results.

“I am thrilled Meritus Health has earned the Platinum level Governor’s Award for Excellence from The Partnership for Excellence,” said Maulik Joshi, Dr.PH., President and CEO. “This prestigious recognition speaks to the unwavering dedication of our teams in supporting the health needs of the community we serve.”

The evaluation process for each of the recipients included more than 1,000 hours of review and a site visit by a team of examiners to clarify questions and verify information in the application. Site visits were conducted virtually or via a hybrid approach of in-person and virtual. An independent panel of judges reviewed each organization’s evaluation, approved the final feedback reports, and developed award recommendations.