Arizona Healthcare Executives

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AHE - The premier network for healthcare professionals in Arizona

An independent chapter of The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations, AHE represents more than 800 professionals throughout the state  Our mission is to advance our members in healthcare leadership excellence by providing a professional community, offering relevant educational programs, networking events and career development opportunities.

ACHE Cluster - Scottsdale AZ

Please join your fellow Cluster attendees and local ACHE Chapter members at a complimentary networking reception on Monday, February 18, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. and/or Wednesday, February 20 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at The Scott Resort & Spa.

Aramark, an ACHE Premier Corporate Partner since 2003 will be featuring items from their exciting new Plant-Forward and Chef Series menus.

Please RSVP to Maria Perez.

Session 1

February 18, 19, 2019

Session 2

February 20, 21, 2019

McKenna Lecture and Reception 2019

March 14, 2019 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM MST

Featured Speaker: Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, Former U.S. Surgeon General

Richard Carmona, MD, 17th Surgeon General of the United States draws upon his experience and expertise as the nation’s top doctor and his work as a university professor, nurse, police officer and a decorated Army Special Forces war veteran to diagnose what ails Americans and our healthcare system. He prescribes a path forward that aligns stakeholders across the healthcare system and rewards behaviors that promote the health of individuals, communities and the economic vitality of the country. His presentation will focus first on preventable disease and economic burden and the use of evidence to improve health and care as well as motivate individuals to engage in healthier life styles.


The lecture is free, but seats are limited — learn more about the lecture and register today.

AHE Track in HIMSS Annual Health Summit

April 11, 2019

The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 2400 E. Missouri Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85016

Join the HIMSS Arizona Chapter on Thursday, April 11th for the Annual Health Summit at the beautiful Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona. It will be a full day educational event presented by HIMSS Arizona Chapter in partnership with the Arizona Chapter of HFMA, Arizona Chapter of American Nursing Informatics Association and Arizona Healthcare Executives. The Health Summit will feature three keynote speakers as well as five educational tracks.

Keynote Speakers:

CT Lin, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer of University of Colorado Health - "What is Yottabyte and How do you Treat It?"

Sidney Smith, Comedian 

Education Tracks (3 sessions in each track):

Advanced Technology in Healthcare

Leadership and Strategy

Physician Informatics

Nursing Informatics

Healthcare Finance

Register TODAY!

Admission includes continental breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and all education sessions. Early Bird Registration Pricing for members, non-members and students is $125. (till 2/28/19) Registration Pricing for members, non-members and students is $175. Day of Event Registration Pricing for members, non-members and students is $200.

January Face-to_Face Education Program -Hosted By Banner Desert Medical Center

Fostering Inclusion of Patients and Employees With Disabilities

Jim Flinn, J.D., FACHE,  President St. Luke's Hospital Phoenix and Tempe, Lynda Christel, M.C., Director, Mayo Clinic Hospital,  Rona Curphy, FACHE, AHE President, Jamie Heckerman, CEO, Special Olympics Arizona

AHE awards scholarships

Two students have been selected to receive $1000 scholarships for the coming semester, and AHE will be accepting applications for two additional scholarships to be awarded for the Spring semester 2019.

Oscar Mendez in the neuroscience program at the University of Arizona is studying toxoplasma infections in the mammalian brain. He is involved with outreach and peer mentor programs in which he is able to “give back to students like my younger self”.

Paulina Ramos, a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona has decided to be a physician. She said that coming from the small, border town of Douglas, pursuing a career in medicine or science is not common. Her work includes molecular and cellular biology with and honors thesis  Fibronectin Enhances Carfilzomib Mediated Cell Death.

Congratulations to Oscar and Paulina on their progress in healthcare studies! It is a pleasure be able to support them.

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