AND TYLER RECEIVE ACHE’S
2003 HEALTH MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AWARD
August 8, 2003—Andrew N. Garman, Psy.D., and J. Larry
Tyler, FACHE, FAAHC, are the winners of the American College of
Healthcare Executives’ 2003 Health Management Research Award
for their study “Succession Planning Practices and Outcomes
in U.S. Hospitals: A Multilevel Analysis of Survey-Based Data.”
They will receive $10,000 to support their research.
will determine to what degree succession planning is used in healthcare
organizations and to what extent hospital leaders have been involved
in such processes. In addition, the research will examine the current
approaches to healthcare executive succession planning, the individual
and organizational barriers to establishing a program, and the perceived
value of succession planning within the field. The researchers will
survey chief executive officers and board chairs within the field
to determine their views on and experiences with succession planning.
Responses of the two groups will be analyzed to identify differences
in the views of CEOs and board chairs.
the Health Management Research Award in 1988 to enhance managerial
effectiveness and/or career opportunities in health services administration.
It is awarded annually through monies left to the Foundation of
the American College of Healthcare Executives by the late Foster
G. McGaw, founder of the American Hospital Supply Corporation. The
award is granted to ACHE affiliates who are full-time faculty of
health administration programs. Selections for the award are made
by ACHE’s 12-member Higher Education and Research Committee.
is associate professor in the Department of Health Systems Management
at Rush University in Chicago. He is also a Faculty Associate of
ACHE. Garman earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from
the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, and his master's
degree in personnel/human resource development from the Illinois
Institute of Technology in Chicago. Tyler is president of Tyler
& Company, a healthcare executive search firm based in Atlanta.
He earned his master’s degree from Georgia State University
in Atlanta. He is board certified in healthcare management and an
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