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ACHE Announces 2014 Higher Education Awards


CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2014—The American College of Healthcare Executives announced the winners of its 2014 Higher Education Network Award.

The awards will be presented on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Leon I. Gintzig Commemorative Lecture and Luncheon during ACHE's 57th Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago.

The 2014 winners of the Higher Education Network Award are:

  • Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, College Station, Texas, for being the graduate program that demonstrated the highest level of ACHE engagement.
  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va., for being the undergraduate program that demonstrated the highest level of ACHE engagement.

ACHE established the Higher Education Network Award to recognize those Higher Education Network participants whose programs have demonstrated a commitment to engagement with ACHE.

 

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 4,000 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.

Contact:
Lisa M. Freund, FACHE
Vice President
Communications and Marketing
American College of Healthcare Executives
One North Franklin, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 424-9420
lfreund@ache.org