TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Security Card Company (MSC) was recognized by the Southwest Alliance for Excellence (SWAE) for completing Level 1 of the Steps to Excellence Journey at SWAE's annual awards banquet held February 1, 2016 in Scottsdale. Christy Kowalewski, Manager, Quality Systems, represented MSC at the event.
SWAE is a regional member of the Alliance for Performance Excellence, a national network of state and regional programs that use the Baldrige Framework and Criteria to improve the performance of businesses and organizations.
The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program and Award is a Presidential award and education program dedicated to improving and recognizing U.S. companies for their achievements in quality and business performance. The criteria set by the Baldrige Program are rigorous and designed to assist organizations operate at the top level of performance and customer service.
Jerry Parker, MSC Vice President of Technology and Client Operations, and Kowalewski, have been SWAE members for several years, as well as serving on the SWAE Board of Examiners.
"In 2015, MSC invited SWAE to provide training on the Baldrige Framework to our managers and directors, and we have embarked on the Steps to Excellence Journey as part of our quality program," Parker said. "We are pleased to be recognized by SWAE for proactively undertaking efforts to improve the performance of our business and the quality of service we provide."
MSC has prepared and submitted an organizational profile using the Baldrige Criteria, which is under review by a SWAE Senior examiner who will provide MSC feedback for improvement. To learn more about the operational excellence process, visit swae.org.
About Medical Security Card Company
Medical Security Card Company (MSC), LLC was founded in 1994, is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona and a member of the MedImpact, Inc. family of companies. MSC provides prescription savings solutions, useful tools, and decision support to close the gaps in prescription coverage for the uninsured, under-insured, and insured and their families. By leveraging the latest technology, MSC's deep partnerships with pharmacies, and best practices in the industry today, MSC's price competitive solutions for businesses and individuals reduce out-of-pocket medication costs and help consumers follow their prescribed medication regimens to achieve better health outcomes. MSC launched an extension of its consumer prescription savings program, ScriptSave WellRx, (WellRx.com) with a new mobile app that allows users to easily search for and compare prescription medication prices. The app puts convenience and savings at consumers' fingertips, increasing the likelihood of medication therapy adherence and better health outcomes. For more information, visit MedicalSecurityCard.com. Follow us: @SSWellRx (Twitter), Scriptsavewellrx (Facebook).
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