Despite a very challenging environment, 2010 was another productive 12 months for Abbott, leading to strong financial functionality, said Miles D. Light, chairman and chief executive officer, Abbott. We also had taken decisive long-term strategic activities to expand our emerging markets presence and late-stage pipeline to better position Abbott for sustainable long-term growth. We anticipate delivering another full season of double-digit ongoing earnings-per-share growth in 2011.Oakwood Healthcare Program and Henry Ford Wellness Program received the Michigan Governor’s Award for Excellence in 2008, a state-level competition predicated on similar requirements. Griffith’s survey finds that the 34 hospitals emphasized a broadly communicated objective, a supportive learning culture, universal measurement and benchmarking, and systematic process improvement. Traditionally, hospitals emphasize static domains of authority and do not formally measure performance, goal setting or constant improvement, the paper stated.