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Apply "Community of Excellence" framework to Greater Rochester

The leadership organizations in Rochester in 2013 were having conversations with Performance Excellence Network on how Rochester Could move forward with pilot (including an update on DMC and how this could support DMC and other Rochester initiatives, what other leaders/organizations should be involved, the status of fundraising, whether this group is willing to serve as an initial steering committee, etc.)

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Project Information

About the project

Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive)

Concept Phase


Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Best Practice, Business Process, Governance/Public Policy, Workforce Development

Level 2: Best Practice, Networking, Globalization

DMC Impacts:

Education/Learning Environment

Community Health Impacts:


Collaborators

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: Performance Excellence Network

Known/Likely Collaborators: Performance Excellence Network (PEN Team)

Potential Collaborators: City of Rochester, MN ; Communities of Excellence 2026 ; County of Olmsted, MN ; DMC EDA ; Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium


Related Projects

Destination Medical Center (DMC) ; In City for Good (In the Shadow of Growth) ; Journey to Growth Plan

 

 

Detailed Description

 

Complex environment requires a systems approach to make progress. COE was a notion of working with PEN to do a lean 6-sigma type of analysis on the community's collaboration resources.

 


July 11 2013 Meeting

 Attendees include:

Ardell Brede, Mayor, City of Rochester, John Wade, President, Rochester Chamber, Stephen Lehmkuhle, Chancellor, UMR, Jay Hesley, Vice Chancellor, UMR, Gail O’Kaney, President, RCTC, Dave Weber, Chief of Strategic Operations, RCTC, Mike Munoz, Superintendent, Rochester Public Schools, Gary Smith, President, RAEDI, Lisa Clark, Division Chair Public Affairs (and administrator with DMC), Mayo Clinic, Dr. Peter Carryer, retired CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System (and chair of Performance Excellence Network board), Brian Lassiter, President, Performance Excellence Network, Jennifer Burmeister, Director SE Minnesota, Performance Excellence Network, Lowell Kruse, retired from Heartland Health (St. Joe, MO) and part of the “Communities of Excellence” steering committee, Joyce Allegrucci, retired Chief of Staff for Gov Sebelius (now Sec of HHS  Sebelius) part of the “Communities of Excellence” steering committee, Brad Kemp, Communities of Excellence

Our agenda (subject to change slightly) is:

  • Welcome, (Re)Introductions
  • Opening Remarks
  • Reset the Vision for Communities of Excellence 2026 (for those new to the conversation)
  • Discuss Progress to Date and General Time of COE2026
  • Discuss How Rochester Could Move Forward with Pilot (including an update on DMC and how this could support DMC and other Rochester initiatives, what other leaders/organizations should be involved, the status of fundraising, whether this group is willing to serve as an initial steering committee, etc.)
  • Wrap Up

Thank you all for your time and perspective; we look forward to a productive discussion.

Brian Lassiter 

 

Who's who


 

 

 

Misc reports on: Apply "Community of Excellence" framework to Greater Rochester


August 11, 2020 Best Practices in Managing Your Team in 2020 — Aug 20 Webinar

  Rochester professionals, Nicky Espinosa, Director of Strategy Management, Mayo Clinic (and executive coach, Nicky Espinosa Coaching),Elsa Maas, Associate HR Director, Olmsted County to be on Performance Excellence Network panel Best Practices in Managing Your Team in 2020 — Aug 20 Webinar

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November 26, 2016 Another reason we need to have a review of processes

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September 10, 2016 Community of Excellence - LEAPing beyond Olmsted County staff operations

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As the region's various initiatives roll out, is there a willingness and a recognition that the LEAP commitment and mindset should be extended from Olmsted County admin to other public, private and social agencies whose collective effort should be aligned to ensure continuous improvement to reduce frictions and improve productivity?

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Key Beam Reports on:

Best Practice, Business Process, Governance/Public Policy, Workforce Development  

January 14, 2021: 2021 - 2023 Community Health Improvement Plan

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January 01, 2021: 2020 Targeted Business, Workforce Participation Reports

2020-12-11 Report; 2020-11-02 October Report; 2020-09-30 September Report 

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December 06, 2020: Olmsted County Complete Count 2020 Completion Press Release

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May 05, 2020: Nonprofit COVID-19 Response Structure and Social Determinants of Health

(1) Consortium resources have been temporary redirected to cross-sector COVID-19 response planning in the Rochester are. Please contact Brooke with questions. 

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April 25, 2020: COVID-19 Survey and Resource List

In the last month we have seen an influx of challenges and barriers affecting our API communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the challenges we are hearing from our communities is the closure of schools and the implementation of distance learning.

 As of this current school year, Asian American students make up 6.9% of students enrolled in Minnesota. In the last month, we have heard that language access, technology challenges, and financial burdens have presented barriers not only for students to be successful in the classroom, but also for parents who wish to be involved in their children’s education. This has led our communities to face unique barriers to full and equal participation in learning and instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 In response to this issue, the Council has created a community survey to identify ongoing barriers experienced by API families during distance learning. The purpose of this survey is to collect data collect to inform the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) on areas for improvement and best practices with API students during the distance learning period.

 With this in mind, we ask for your participation in helping us to widely distribute this survey to community members to ensure that their voices are heard by MDE officials. The survey will be open for community response between Monday, April 27th – Friday, May 8th. 

 During this time of COVID-19, we understand that many organizations have limited capacity, and greatly appreciate any support you can provide in getting this survey out to families.  Our simple ask to you is your help in sending out the survey to community members using email and social media. If you can make this small commitment, please confirm by responding to this email. Once we receive your confirmation we will follow-up with language templates and guidance to send out the surveys. Thank you all and we all wish your loved ones well.

 Please if you have any questions you can contact me, or our Research Assistant Daniel Yang, at daniel.y.yang@state.mn.us.

 Sincerely,

 Anjuli Cameron 

 Anjuli Mishra Cameron, M.S. | Research Director

Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans | 658 Cedar Street, Suite 160 | St. Paul, Minnesota 55155

(651) 757-1742 |  (507) 649-1157 | anjuli.cameron@state.mn.us |mn.gov/capm

 

 

 

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March 12, 2020: Health Assessment and Planning

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Last modified by support on 2020/08/11
Created by allnode on 2016/02/27

 

 

 

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  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

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