Memphis man to judge VA hospitals and others

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- An executive at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis has been appointed to judge Veterans Administration hospitals and other VA organizations.

Dr. Donald C. Fisher will be one of six national judges for the Robert W. Carey Performance Excellence Award. It recognizes management approaches that help veterans.

Fisher is executive director/CEO of the Mid-South Quality/Productivity Center, a partnership between the community college and the Greater Memphis Chamber. He has been a judge for various awards in the past.

The VA award is based on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Criteria. Fisher has written 10 books on Baldrige assessments.

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