Research & Resources

Research Studies

  • CEO Surveys. ACHE regularly surveys hospital CEOs to get a better understanding of the current challenges their organizations are facing and how they are addressing them. A listing of the surveys ACHE has conducted over the past five years, and their results, can be found here.
  • Hospital Studies. This includes research ACHE has conducted about hospitals, including results from the annual Top Issues Confronting Hospitals survey.
  • CEO Studies. This includes ACHE's Hospital CEO Turnover study and ACHE studies about the CEO role including succession planning and CEO/CNO relations.
  • Gender and Race/Ethnicity Studies. ACHE conducts recurring studies examining career attainments in healthcare management by gender and race/ethnicity. This page includes a list of these papers with brief descriptions, executive summaries and full text.
  • Special Topics. This includes ACHE reports on special topics such as executives transitioning from the military into civilian healthcare management positions.