Message from Your ACHE Regent Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE
The Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives
An ACHE Chapter
The Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives (CTAHE) represents professionals who manage the business affairs of healthcare organizations throughout the state of Connecticut. No other professional association is more inclusive and essential for meeting the career needs and interests of healthcare executives in Connecticut as the healthcare industry transforms to value-based care.
Our CTAHE membership strives to be inclusive of all healthcare stakeholders spanning not only hospitals, health plans, health systems, and independent physician associations, but our universities that are educating our future healthcare administrators.
The Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives (CTAHE) is a chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, which you can read more about below.
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 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. For more information about ACHE, click here.