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2018 CHEF/ACHE Award Recipients Announced – Recognized at 43rd CHEF Annual Meeting

The CHEF Annual Meeting will take place February 12th at the United Club at Soldier Field.  We will recognize Local Healthcare Excellence and features Keynote Presenter Jon Burroughs, MD, MBA, FACHE, FAAPL, President and CEO, The Burroughs Healthcare Consulting Network, Inc.

Chicago Health Executives Forum (CHEF), one of the largest independent chapters of the American College of Health Executives (ACHE), is pleased to announce local award recipients for 2018 for Metropolitan Chicago. The ACHE Regent’s Awards recognize career achievement, leadership and student accomplishment. The CHEF Awards recognize teamwork for service and innovation as well as community health leadership.

Awards will be presented at the 43rd CHEF Annual Meeting, February 12, 2019 at Soldier Field.

ACHE Awards:

Career Achievement Award
David S. Fox, Retired President, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Healthcare Leadership Award
Georgia Casciato, FACHE, Managing Director – Healthcare, Syntegrity

Health Studies Student Leadership Award
Geneva A. Mintah, Governors State University

CHEF Awards

Young Healthcare Executive Award
Christopher M. Nolan, System Manager of Community Health and Benefit, Rush University Medical Center

Young Healthcare Executive Award
Tiffany Victor BA, MSN, RN, ACM-RN, Director, Discharge Planning and Utilization Review, Patient Care Services, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

Silver Cross Hospital Emergency Department

Service Excellence Award
Rush University Graduate Student Team

For more information about the awards or to register for CHEF’s Annual Meeting, please visit Space is limited, so register today.

Following the 2018 CHEF and ACHE/RAC Awards presentations, Jon Burroughs, MD, MBA, FACHE, FAAPL, will lead an interactive session on How We Can Succeed in Healthcare Transformation. 

As with every other industry, healthcare is undergoing a revolution of digitization, standardization, commoditization, and globalization. This requires new, adaptive entrepreneurial leadership skills that transform both the business and care model in ‘mid-flight’ while ensuring optimized clinical and business outcomes.


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