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National Doctors’ Day

A Physician Executive’s Perspective on National Doctors’ Day

This National Doctors’ Day, Dr. Henson, FACHE, notes the pride she has in being a physician as she has watched her physician colleagues lead the fight against COVID-19 by fearlessly taking care of patients despite the risk to themselves and loved ones.
Read more reflections from Lily J. Henson, MD, FACHE
Patient Safety Awareness Week 2021

Vaccines Alone Won’t Solve the Problem of Healthcare Worker Safety

Vaccinations may mitigate the risk and severity of contracting COVID-19, but they will not address the underlying cultural and leadership challenges that remain.
prioritize safety for the healthcare workforce
Article

Practical Tips for Succession Planning Today

Whether due to the pandemic crisis, the resulting financial recession or previous, planned departures, the past 12 months have been some of the most volatile for corporate executive leadership.
learn the steps toward effective leadership succession
Podcast

Healthcare’s 3Rs: Relief, Recovery and Rebuilding

On the latest episode of our Healthcare Executive Podcast, Rick Pollack, president/CEO, American Hospital Association, discusses the “3Rs” of COVID-19 (relief, recovery and rebuilding) and more.
*Note: Also available on iTunes.

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International Women's Day 2021

Ending Health Inequities Begins With Healthcare Leadership

This March brings a number of somber remembrances. We reflect on 500,000 lives lost in the worst pandemic in American history, with Black, Latino and Indigenous Americans suffering at least double the death rate compared to whites.
are you ready to lead the change?
Article

Engaging Patients in Improving Diagnostic Quality

Inaccurate or delayed diagnoses are the most common, most catastrophic and most costly of serious medical errors. The National Academy of Medicine believes “improving the diagnostic process is not only possible, but also represents a moral, professional and public health imperative.”
combat common and uncommon reasons for inaccurate or delayed diagnosis
Article

How to Help People in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana

A brutal winter storm has battered large parts of the Central and Southern United States, forcing millions of people to search for the basics for survival—food, water and shelter from record cold.
here's how you can help
Article

Perspectives on Black History Month and Leadership

Black History is American History. For many Americans, Black History Month has become a time to celebrate and reflect on the magnitude of contributions of African Americans in the face of their many obstacles to success.
reflections from Peggy Davis Harris, MHA, FACHE, SPHR
Article

Planning for 2021: Is It Too Soon?

The beginning of a new administration always brings apprehension and anticipation. How dramatically will the President change the trajectory of the country, if at all? Who will take leadership roles in the Executive Branch, and will Congress enhance or defeat the new President’s priorities?
discover what to look for when charting your course as a healthcare executive
Article

Celebrate ACHE by Supporting Our Future Healthcare Leaders

ACHE has been dedicated to advancing members and leadership excellence ever since being chartered on Feb. 13, 1933. To celebrate more than 85 years of supporting healthcare leaders through resources, education and networking, the association is excited to establish the ACHE Day of Giving.
Join the ACHE Day of Giving celebration today
Article

Volunteer Team Evaluates COVID-19 Research

With every new international health crisis comes an infodemic. Toward the beginning of the pandemic, we all saw how an overabundance of information (and misinformation) about COVID-19 led to confusion, conspiracies and chaos.
save lives with the right information
Article

Explore Leadership Insights at the 2021 Congress, Part 1

There are many lessons healthcare professionals can take away from 2020, one being that leader-to-leader communication and collaboration can help individuals and organizations thrive, even in the most challenging of circumstances.
come together and reimagine healthcare
Article

Welcome to 2021. What Can You Expect in Healthcare?

The inauguration of President Biden in the middle of a pandemic raises many questions about how the new administration will alter the direction of healthcare in 2021 and what those changes will mean for healthcare executives.
discover what progress in healthcare will require
Article

Safer Together: A National Effort

As leaders, we represent more than the roles we play. We belong to a profession centered on an important calling: to care for those who put their trust in us and to model the values for which we stand.
Read more from president/ceo Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE
Article

MLK Jr. Wisdom Provides Leaders With Strength During Hardship

Martin Luther King Jr. stated in his book Strength to Love, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
how will you measure up against the challenges ahead?
Article

Gauging Hospital Financial Health

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered an abrupt suspension of elective surgeries in 2020, and ultimately contributed to a significant decline in patient volumes and hospital revenue.
unveil the root causes for financial difficulties
Healthcare Executive Magazine

Regaining Strength

The virus that causes COVID-19 can have drastically different effects on individual patients, and the same could be said for the pandemic’s variable impact on organizations’ finances.
read the issue
Article

Top Five Most Popular ACHE Webinars in 2020

With many in-person activities cancelled or shifted to a virtual space in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACHE adapted to the changing times and began providing virtual learning opportunities to healthcare professionals
watch our top five most popular webinars
Article

Tips From Our Executive Coaches: The New Networking Model

The only certainty in life is change. If 2020 has taught us anything, let it be the notion that there is power in the ability to anticipate and navigate change effectively. But what does this mean within the context of our own career paths and development?
discover why networking is an investment that pays off over time
Article

Physicians, New Year’s Resolutions and 2021

Strategic issues at the core of your health system’s long-term success, including building an employed physician network that can produce value and manage risk, has been pushed aside by current realities.
what priorities will you resolve to make?
Article

National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety: 4 Focus Areas

Improving safety has been a top priority at healthcare organizations across the country for the last two decades, but preventable harm is still an issue.
learn the recommended actions to advance patient safety

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