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Christine M. Candio, RN, FACHE, Nominated Chairman-Elect of ACHE

CHICAGO, December 20, 2012—Christine M. Candio, RN, FACHE, CEO, Inova Alexandria (Va.) Hospital, and senior vice president, Inova Health System, Falls Church, Va., has been nominated as the 2013–2014 Chairman-Elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives.

The election will take place at the Council of Regents Meeting preceding ACHE’s 56th Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago, March 11–14, 2013. If elected, Candio will serve the first part of a three-year term in ACHE’s consecutive chairmanship offices: Chairman-Elect, Chairman and Immediate Past Chairman.

Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, Candio has served as an ACHE Governor since 2010. She also served as president of ACHE of Massachusetts, an ACHE Chapter, from 2004 to 2007. In addition, she served as a member of ACHE’s Chapters Committee from 2006 to 2008 and as Chapters Committee Chair from 2008 to 2009.

About the American College of Healthcare Executives

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,500 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management including textbooks for college and university courses.

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American College of Healthcare Executives
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