For Immediate Release
Toshiba continues role as major Corporate Donor of the Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives
CHICAGO, August 15, 2011—To help educate future healthcare leaders, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., is continuing its support of the Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as a corporate donor for the Fund for Innovation in Healthcare Leadership. Starting in 2010, Toshiba is underwriting 20 scholarships each year for mid-level healthcare executives to participate in ACHE’s Executive Program. This support will continue through 2012, enabling a total of 60 healthcare executives to access education on leadership, innovation and management for the future
While the healthcare field continues to evolve, ACHE and the Fund provide opportunities for exploring emerging topics and developing innovative solutions. “The continued commitment from Toshiba provides a unique opportunity to champion leadership innovation in healthcare delivery through scholarships for ACHE’s Executive Programs,” said Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, FACHE, CAE, president and CEO, ACHE.
The ACHE Executive Program is a series of two, two-day sessions and one two-and-a-half-day session held throughout the year in three distinct locations. It is designed to prepare mid-level managers for career and organizational growth.
“Toshiba’s support of the Fund for Innovation in Healthcare Leadership demonstrates our dedication to supporting the education of future healthcare executives so they are prepared to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing healthcare market,” said Cathy Wolfe, senior director, corporate and strategic communications, Toshiba. “This outstanding program provides an opportunity for Toshiba to invest in the future of healthcare by providing greater educational opportunities.”
About Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
With headquarters in Tustin, Calif., Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS) markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in the United States. For more information, visit the TAMS website at www.medical.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba.
Toshiba is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning digital products, such as LCD TVs, notebook PCs and hard disc drives; electronic devices and components, such as semiconductors; social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion).
About the American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 35,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious FACHE® credential, Congress on Healthcare Leadership conference, network of more than 80 chapters, educational offerings, publications, career development and public policy programs, and research. Based in Chicago, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery.
For additional information, visit www.ache.org.
Toshiba America Medical Systems
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American College of Healthcare Executives
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