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					American College of Healthcare Executives


              ACHE Update


Leadership • Knowledge • Relationships • Marketability
Vision
• The vision of the American College of
  Healthcare Executives is to be the premier
  professional society for healthcare leaders by
  providing exceptional value to our members.




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Mission
• The mission of the American College of
  Healthcare Executives is to advance our
  members and healthcare management
  excellence through high ethical standards,
  pertinent knowledge and a relevant
  credentialing program.



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Values
• Integrity
    We advocate and emulate high ethical conduct
     in all we do.
• Lifelong Learning
    We recognize lifelong learning is essential to
     our ability to innovate and continually improve
     ourselves, our organizations and our
     profession.
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Values
• Leadership
    We lead through example and mentoring, and
     recognize caring must be a cornerstone of our
     professional interactions.
• Diversity
    We advocate inclusion and embrace the
     differences of those with whom we work and the
     communities we serve.
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2007-2009 Strategic Plan
• Goal Areas
     Membership
     Knowledge
     Career Advancement
     Leadership Excellence
     Resources


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Membership
• To exceed our members’ expectations through
  enhancements to our credentialing program,
  support of chapter development and other
  programmatic changes that add value




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                          Membership


• Over 34,000 total
  members, including
  more than 3,300
  Student Associates
• 28,800 Members and
  Fellows of which one-
  quarter are CEOs



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                                   Membership


• Tiered dues structure to encourage early
  involvement in ACHE
   $150 during first two years as a Member
   $250 for Members during years 3-5
   $325 for Members Years 6+ and Fellows




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        Membership

• Designated 83 independent
  chapters to better serve
  ACHE affiliates
• 99% of ACHE affiliates are
  in areas served by chapters
• Ongoing support for
  effective chapter structure
  and program delivery
• Beginning 1/1/2008, all
  ACHE affiliates will be
  automatically enrolled as
  members of their local
  chapter
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Knowledge
 • To provide our members with the
   information they need to execute their
   professional responsibilities exceptionally




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                                         Knowledge

• Comprehensive educational programs
   Seminars, institutes and conferences
   Distance learning
   Chapter/local programs
     • Chapters provided education and networking to
       more than 20,000 healthcare executives at more
       than 450 chapter events

• Health Administration Press—sold the most
  books in their history

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                                   Knowledge

• The ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership
    Premier educational event for healthcare
     executives
    Celebrated ACHE’s 50th Congress in March
     2007 in New Orleans


             Mark Your Calendar!
              March 10-13,2008
               Chicago, Illinois
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                                   Knowledge

• Expanding opportunities for senior executives
   Congress on Healthcare Leadership
     • CEO Roundtables and Seminars
     • Physician Executive, CEO and COO Boot
       Camps
   CEO Circle Forum




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                                 Knowledge

• Continued growth of ache.org




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Career Advancement
• To deliver programs, products and services that
  advance professional excellence and attract
  future leaders to the profession




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                          Career Advancement

• Served more than 1,500 affiliates in 2006
  through the Healthcare Executive Career
  Resource Center
• Served affiliates in career transition through the
  Career Management Network
• Matched mentors and protégés through the
  Leadership Mentoring Network
• Mentoring tools/resources available online


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                        Career Advancement

• Averaged 992 job postings per month in
  ACHE’s Job Bank, and an average of 3,652
  resumes appeared per month in ACHE’s
  Resume Bank
• Provided online career assessments for quick
  feedback about leadership traits and
  workplace relationships




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                                  Career Advancement

Promote the value of ACHE in advertisements in Healthcare Executive,
Hospitals and Health Networks, Modern Healthcare and Trustee




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                         Career Advancement

• Strengthening executive search firm
  consultants’ understanding of the significance
  of the ACHE credential
• 50 firms appear in an ACHE advertisement,
  agreeing that “Your Board Certification in
  Healthcare Management Gives you an Edge”




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                          Career Advancement

• Promoted HealthManagementCareers.org, an
  ACHE web site to encourage young people to enter
  the field of healthcare management, to 12,000
  career counselors




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Leadership Excellence
• To support our members in developing and
  maintaining the attributes of leadership
  excellence and educate key constituencies
  about their efforts




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                               Leadership Excellence

• Regularly review and emphasize ACHE’s Code of Ethics
  to ensure it remains relevant
• Expanding ethics resources, providing an “ethics tool kit”
  on ache.org
      Organizational Ethics Decision-Making Process
      Code of Ethics
      Ethical Policy Statements
      Ethics Self-Assessment
      Ethics Bibliography
• Continuing ethics column in Healthcare Executive



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Leadership Excellence


      • Promoting diversity
        within the field
        through our own
        programs and our
        support of the
        Institute for
        Diversity in Health
        Management




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                       Leadership Excellence

• Ongoing collaboration with other organizations
  and encouraging ACHE members to do the
  same to advance selected national healthcare
  policies




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                        Leadership Excellence


• Raising awareness of ACHE among
  healthcare trustees and participating in trustee
  education through collaborative relationships
  with the Center for Healthcare Governance
  and The Governance Institute




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                       Leadership Excellence

• Positioning ACHE as the expert on healthcare
  management issues
• Collaborative relationships with a wide range of
  healthcare organizations
• Continuing our image campaign to educate the
  public about the important role healthcare
  executives play in the healthcare continuum




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                                           Leadership Excellence

• HLA* Competency Directory




 *American College of Healthcare Executives, American College of Physician Executives, American
 Organization of Nurse Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Healthcare
 Information and Management Systems Society and Medical Group Management Association
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Resources
• To provide the appropriate infrastructure,
  optimal allocation of resources and other
  support that contribute to our ability to deliver
  exemplary service to our members




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                                         Resources

• Continuing to diversify revenue, resulting in
  positive financial performance
• Fund for Innovation in Healthcare Excellence
    Importing innovation from other industries
    Implementing innovation based on health
     services research
    Integrating innovation with future leadership




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American College of Healthcare Executives


              ACHE Update


Leadership • Knowledge • Relationships • Marketability

				
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