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ACHE 2014 Members and Fellows Profile


The American College of Healthcare Executives' membership totaled 45,258 as of January 1, 2014. The following statistics represent the 36,465 in Member and Fellow statuses. Students account for 5,156 and other special member statuses account for the balance. Totals vary for several reasons: (1) information was not provided in application forms, (2) information was not returned in a special member survey, or (3) categories are not pertinent, e.g., some members are between jobs.




  Members and Fellows Percent

AGE

< 30 2,437 7.0
30-39 6,892 19.8
40-49 9,318 26.8
50-59 10,918 31.4
60+ 5,175 14.9
Total: 34,740 100.0
Median: 48.8

GENDER

   
Female 15,397 42.2
Male 21,066 57.8
Total 36,463 100.0

RACE

   
White, not Hispanic 26,785 81.8
Black 2,595 7.9
Hispanic 1,337 4.1
Asian, Pacific 1,748 5.3
American Indian/Alaskan 204 0.6
More than 1 minority 90 0.3
Total: 32,759 100.0

EDUCATION

   
Doctorate or Two Masters 7,980 21.9
One Masters 22,749 62.6
Bachelors or less 5,638 15.5
Total: 36,367 100

FIELD OF HIGHEST GRADUATE DEGREE

   
Hosp./Hlth Srv Admin 15,613 52.0
Business 6,927 23.1
Public Health/Public Admin 503 1.7
Clinical/Allied Hlth/Admin 4,576 15.2
Other 2,401 8.0
Total: 30,020 100.0

CIVILIAN STATUS

   
Civilian 33,580 92.1
Veterans' Affairs 1,261 3.5
Uniformed Services 1,624 4.5
Total: 36,465 100.0

COLLEGE STATUS

   
Member 27,234 74.7
Fellow 9,231 25.3
Total: 36,465 100.0

ORGANIZATION

   
Freestanding hospital 9,666 27.3
Non-federal system hospital 6,676 18.8
Federal system hospital 1,937 5.5
Corporate headquarters 3,433 9.7
Ambulatory care 1,807 5.1
Managed care 623 1.8
Post-acute care 521 1.5
Public health agency 658 1.9
Consulting firm 3,438 9.7
Association 477 1.3
Education/research institute 1,316 3.7
Military-non hospital 712 2.0
Industry 2,363 6.7
Other 1,845 5.2
Total: 35,472 100.0

POSITION

   
CEO 5,574 15.6
COO 2,208 6.2
CFO 658 1.8
CIO 213 0.6
CMO 406 1.1
CNO 783 2.2
Sr. Vice President 1,027 2.9
Vice President 4,018 11.2
Dept. Head 8,244 23.1
Manager 3,886 10.9
Staff 1,967 5.5
Consultant 2,898 8.1
Not Employed 829 2.3
Retired 82 0.2
Other 2,950 8.3
Total: 35,743 100.0

POSITION TENURE

   
< 1 Yr 4,453 14.0
1-2 Yrs 4,745 14.9
2-3 Yrs 3,655 11.5
3-4 Yrs 2,878 9.0
4-5 Yrs 2,264 7.1
5-7 Yrs 3,314 10.4
7-9 Yrs 2,405 7.6
9+ Yrs 8,132 25.5
Total: 31,846 100.0

PRIMARY SPECIALTY

   
General Management 16,218 47.8
Financial Management 2,529 7.5
Nursing Services 1,988 5.9
Human Resources Mgt. 686 2.0
Clinical Support Services 1,325 3.9
Ancillary Services 627 1.9
Medical Staff Relations 676 2.0
Information Systems 1,131 3.3
Quality Assurance/UR/Ethics 1,375 4.1
Legal/Risk Management 481 1.4
Marketing/Planning 1,797 5.3
Medical Care Program 852 2.5
Ambulatory Care 791 2.3
Managed Care 701 2.1
Post-Acute Care 235 0.7
Home Health 150 0.4
Mental Health/Substance Abuse 234 0.7
Fund Devt/Comm. Relations/Vol. 99 0.3
Educational Administration 516 1.5
Teaching/Research 446 1.3
Governance 397 1.2
Policy/Advocacy/Gov. Affairs 600 1.8
Other 70 0.2
Total: 33,924 100.0

OTHER SPECIALIZED CREDENTIALS

   
Medicine 2,530  
Nursing 5,578  
Law 608  
Nursing Home Administration 956  
Accounting 778  

FULL-TIME HEALTH ADMIN FACULTY

   
Total: 450