Hello ACHE of South Florida members, supporters, and friends.
Thank you for taking the time to learn about the accomplishments of our members and our chapter throughout the second quarter of this year. Despite continuing to operate in a mostly virtual business environment, we strived to provide events and activities that kept us all connected. Through educational programming, networking, new member orientation, the annual Healthcare Leader Development Student Case Competition, and the chapter’s first Fellow Advancement & BOG Exam Informational Session, we’ve seen participation collectively reach several hundred over the last three months. We are grateful for your support and involvement. A lot of time, dedication, and heart goes into organizing events, and it makes volunteering for this organization fulfilling when engagement is high.
I extend a warm welcome to all of you that have recently joined ACHE and our chapter or renewed your membership. Please reach out, introduce yourself, attend events, volunteer on a committee, and offer suggestions and feedback. Help us as we continue on a mission-driven and member-focused course.
With the deepest gratitude and respect, I wish to acknowledge everyone that continues to help us through the pandemic, including healthcare workers, first responders, educators, and so many others. Thank you to our sponsors and board members who volunteer their time to fulfill their obligations to our members.
Kenneth C. Wong, FACHERead More
Hello, ACHE of South Florida members, supporters, and friends.
I am honored and excited to present my first chapter newsletter for 2021! Thank you for your support and involvement. As I reflect on all that we have accomplished virtually over the past year, I look ahead with optimism that we will be able to resume in-person events very soon.
We have certainly endured and sacrificed so much over the past year. I cannot think of a profession that has been impacted more than ours and I hope that your loved ones and you are safe and healthy. As an organization comprised of healthcare HEROES, I wish to express the deepest gratitude to all of you who work tirelessly to keep us, our patients, and our communities healthy.
For those of you who virtually attended ACHE Congress recently, I am sure you found it incredibly inspirational and educational, as over 9,000 attendees from around the country and the world shared their knowledge and stories of dedication to our field.
In the year ahead, our goal is to provide you, our members and supporters, with relevant events and opportunities that will contribute to our professional development and enhance our diverse roles in the healthcare field. I look forward to your support and I encourage you to get involved!
Please reach out to me or any of the chapter's committee chairs to volunteer. Feel free to share your feedback, suggestions, promotions, job changes, and news about your organization by emailing Info@ACHEofSouthFlorida.org . For the latest news, be sure to bookmark our website and follow us on LinkedIn!
Kenneth C. Wong, FACHERead More
The American College of Healthcare Executives of South Florida, formerly known as the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum (SFHEF), has announced its 2021 leadership team. ACHE of South Florida is the local chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Serving seven counties spanning from Monroe to the Treasure Coast, over one thousand healthcare executives, students and supporters comprise this organization with roots dating back to 1972.
"Throughout the many challenges that we endured in 2020, one thing became abundantly clear: those who dedicate their lives to patients and the improvement of healthcare delivery and outcomes always have been and always will be HEROES! So many have sacrificed so much while battling this pandemic and I am proud to be part of one of the many healthcare-related organizations that contributes to this higher calling. I pray that we see an end to this pandemic soon," stated Chapter President Kenneth C. Wong, FACHE.
The 2021 Board of Directors has already started work, having recently concluded its annual executive planning session. At that meeting, ambitious plans were laid out for 2021.Read More
ACHE of South Florida has always been focused on supporting its members, and that mission didn’t change during the pandemic. In fact, the organization offered eligible members two financial awards programs in 2020; one to recognize those going above and beyond, and the other to help those who might be struggling during these troubling times.Continue Reading