Media, Publications & Presentations

Books and Journal Articles

  • The Organization of the Future 2, Visions, Strategies, and Insights on Managing in a New Era, Editors:Frances Hesselbein and Marshall Goldsmith, Chapter 6: Managing the Whole Mandate for the Twenty-First Century: Ditching the Quick-Fix Approach to Management, Maryann Brennan and Paul Borawski, Jossey-Bass, NY, 2009. 

  • The Baldrige Model: An Integrated and Aligned Systems Approach to Performance Excellence, Maryann Brennan and Paul Borawski, Journal of Association Leadership (JAL), Chicago, 2008.

  • Walking the Fine Line of Leadership, AQP Journal for Quality Participation.

  • The Baldrige Criteria:  A Looking Glass to Americans’ Understanding of Quality, ASQ Quality Progress.

  • How Change Really Happens, QPMA Tapping the Network Journal, Vol. 5. No. 1.

  • Romancing the Big Q: Dancing with the Quality Gorilla - Gemini Majkowksi, contributing author.

Baldrige Conference Presentations and Pre-Conference Workshops

  • Brennan, M: How to Write a Successful Baldrige Application, How to Conduct a Site Visit, and Advanced Baldrige Workshops, Wisconsin Forward Award Conference, February 2008.

  • Schriber J, Majkowski G, Kendrick S, Simpson E, Sarkodee-Adoo C, Briggs A, Forman S, Alvarnas J. A journey to performance excellence utilizing the Malcolm Baldrige model in a bone marrow transplant unit.  Biol. Blood and Marrow Transplant 13(Supp. 2) p 52, 2007.

  • Schriber J, Simpson E, Majkowski G, Kendrick S, Opie S , Sarkodee-Adoo C, Briggs A, Forman S, Alvarnas J.  Continuous quality improvement using the Baldrige model facilitates FACT reaccredidation.  Cytotherapy  9(1) #245, 2007.

  • Schriber J, Majkowski G, Kendrick S, Simpson E, Sarkodee-Adoo C, Briggs A, Forman S, Alvarnas J. When FACT Isn’t Enough.  Improving the Quality of a Bone Marrow Transplant Program Using the Malcolm Baldrige ModelCytotherapy  8(1) #180, 2006.

  • Schriber J, Majkowski G, Kendrick S, Simpson E, Sarkodee-Adoo C, Briggs A, Forman S, Alvarnas J. The Baldrige experience, A methodology to improve processes, in health care systems. Clin Invest Med  29 (4) 224a, 2006.

  • Brennan, M. Mission Critical Teams, Sterling Florida State Quality Award Conference, Orlando.

  • Brennan, M. Benchmarking, National Association of Healthcare Transport Management Conference, Nashville.

  • J Schriber, GO Majkowski, S Kendrick, et al. The Baldrige Experience, A Methodology to Improve Processes. Team Satisfaction and Outcomes in Healthcare Systems, 2006 Annual Conference of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Jan 2006.

  • Brennan, M. Is Baldrige the Next Logical Step in Your Improvement Journey? North Carolina State University Pre-Conference Workshop, November 2005.

Clinical, Technical, and Quality Management Presentations

  • Schriber J, Szetela A, Simpson E, Kendrick S, Abbas J, Briggs A, Continuous Quality Control (CQC) as a method to improve cost effectiveness without compromising clinical care. Accepted as an oral presentation at EBMT 2015 (Istanbul, Turkey, March 2015).

  • Simpson E, Briggs A, Gibson D, Kendrick S, Schriber J, Improved Outcomes in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients through Standardization of Practices Related to the Use of Central Venous Catheters. Transfusion. Vol. 53, No. 2S, 2013.

  • G.O. Majkowski, S. Locke, C. Elliott, Electronic System for Managing the Deviation Process; ISCT 2010 Annual Meeting Abstracts, Cytotherapy, Vol 12 Supplement 1 2010 ISSN 1465-3249.

  • N. Collins and G.O. Majkowski, Deviation Management, Webinar Series, International Society for Cellular Therapy, 1 Dec 2010.

  • W. Atkins, G.O. Majkowski, C. Elliott, Validation, Verification and Qualification: What to Do When, 16th Annual Meeting, International Society for Cellular Therapy, Philadelphia, May 2010.

  • N. Collins, G.O. Majkowski, E. Konecki, Systematic Approach to Deviation Management “Closing the Gap” Technical Applications Track 4, 16th Annual Meeting International Society for Cellular Therapy, Philadelphia, May 2010.

  • GO Majkowski, R Gach, C Sarkodee-Adoo, RD Gerkin, et al. How Performance of Peripheral Blood CD34 Measurement Resulted in Successful Collection Outcome, Improvement of Efficiency and Significant Cost. Cytotherapy, ISCT Berlin Annual Meeting Abstracts, #64, Vol. 8, Supplement 1, 2006.

  • Majkowski G, Alvarnas J, Simpson E, Williams M, Sarkodee-Adoo C, Kendrick S, Schriber J, Getting it Right the First Time; A Successful Approach to FACT Accreditation Inspection. Cytotherapy. #151, 2005.

  • G.L. Ornopia and Ken Kuramoto, Detection of Anti-Hepatitis C Virus Using Chemiluminescence, Journal of Viral Hepatitis, Vol.2; 215-219, 1995.

  • G.L. Ornopia, Starting A Compliance Function in a Hospital Blood Center and Transfusion Service, CBBS Today, Spring Publication, Vol.13: 1:22-24, 1995.

  • G.L. Ornopia and J. Anderson Use of the Olympus PK7100 to Screen for Common Rh Antigens, CBBS Today, Spring Publication, and Vol.12: 1:26-27, 1994.

  • G.L. Ornopia, MT Today, Under the Microscope, Sacramento Medical Foundation Blood Center, Valley Forge Press Inc., Vol. 30, p.15, July 26, 1993.