March 31, 2014
CEO Earns Top Healthcare Management Credential
Chicago, 24th March 2014:- Erika Skula, FACHE, CEO of Manchester Memorial Hospital, Manchester, KY recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.
“The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted by a professional organization critically important,” says Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, President and CEO of ACHE. “By becoming an ACHE Fellow and earning a distinction of board certification from ACHE, healthcare leaders demonstrate a commitment to excellence in serving their patients and community.”
Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. In fact, only 9,100 healthcare executives hold this distinction. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including passing a comprehensive examination, meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education credits and demonstrating professional/community involvement. Fellows are also committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years.
Skula, CEO of Manchester Memorial Hospital, Kentucky is privileged to use the FACHE credential, which signifies board certification in healthcare management and ACHE Fellow status.
*published in The Manchester Enterprise