2018 Upcoming Events

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July The Healthcare Executives Role in IT Decisions


Fall Healthcare Executive Career Management in Web 2.0 Era.  Saginaw

Nov Improving the Bottom Line by Optimizing Patient Throughput.  Lansing

There will be at least two other events added.  Please check back for details with date and location details.

Upcoming events

    • 09/18/2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 09/19/2018
    • 2:15 PM
    • Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, 1275 S Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

    September 18 @ 8:30 AM - September 19 @ 2:15 PM

    ACHE Offering Credits for MHA Safety & Quality Symposium

    The Mid-Michigan and Great Lakes Chapters of the ACHE partnered with the Michigan Health & Hospital Association to offer ACHE credits for the MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium Sept. 18 and 19 at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. MHA is authorized to award up to 8.5 hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit for the symposium toward advancement, or recertification, in the American College of Healthcare Executives, and ACHE is awarding 1.0 face-to-face credit for a panel session, Assessing and Understanding Worker Safety and Violence in the Workplace, which will outline the sources of injury in healthcare and examine how high-reliability practices can be incorporated to promote safety and quality. Panelists include Tom Peterson, MD, vice president, Quality & Safety, and John Bolde, director, Safety & Security, Munson Healthcare, and Robert Piccinini, DO, Associates in Psychiatry PC.

    Other content areas include creating a sustainable safety culture and combating burnout. Nationally recognized speakers include Tejal Gandhi, MD, president, National Patient Safety Foundation, Boston; Bryan Sexton, PhD, director of the Patient Safety Center, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC; and Rana Awdish, MD, director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program and critical care medicine at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit.

    Registration is open and the event is expected to draw more than 250 healthcare executives, business leaders, clinical teams, quality and safety professionals, and patient and family advocates. For more information on the event, contact Erin Steward at the MHA or Derk Pronger, FACHE, Regent for Michigan & Northwest Ohio American College of Healthcare Executives. Questions about registration should be directed to Janice Jones at the MHA.

    Start: September 18 @ 8:30 am

    End: September 19 @ 2:15 pm

    Website: Register Here

    • 10/19/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • MSU College of Human Medicine, 15 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Strategic Marketing: Winning the Battle for Markets and Share


    Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations

    Two Programs & Executive Luncheon

    1.5 Face-to-Face Education Credits will be applied for each program

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Luncheon Speaker: 

    Michigan State Univ. College of Human Medicine, Secchia Center
    15 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

       9:00 AM Registration and networking       

    10:00 -  11:30 AM Panel Discussion - “Strategic Marketing: Winning the Battle for Markets and Share” (panelists and moderator TBD)

    Moderator: Chad Tuttle, MBA, NHA, President Continuing Care, Spectrum Health


    • Ilene Cantor, V.P. Marketing & Communications, Sparrow Health System
    • Jeff Munford, Director, Business Development, Mary Free Bed
    • Matt Fors, Strategic Marketing & Research, Holland Hospital 

    This program has been developed and is presented locally by the Great Lakes Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is approved for 1.5 Face-to-Face Education Credits

    12:00 -   1:00 PM Executive Luncheon

      1:30 -   3:00 PM Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations,” 

    Moderator: Jo Neil Conley, 


    • Joe Bonello, Assistant V.P. Clinical Services, Holland Hospital
    • Kurt A. Knoth, Vice President, System Supply Chain, Spectrum Health 

     3:00 PM           Adjournment

    This program has been developed and is presented locally by the Great Lakes Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is approved for 1.5 Face-to-Face Education Credits


    • $115 GLACHE Member (includes education sessions and lunch)
    • $145 Non-GLACHE Member (includes education sessions and lunch)
    • $30 Student (includes education sessions and lunch)

    One Education Session Only

    • $50 GLACHE Member (includes education session only)
    • $60 Non-GLACHE Member (includes education session only)

    Lunch Session Only

    • $35 GLACHE Member (includes lunch session only)
    • $45 Non-GLACHE (includes lunch session only)

    Cancellation Policy: 

    There is no refund for cancellations within 14 days of the program.

    For questions and inquiries please contact Hyung Kim at

Past events

09/13/2018 Possibilities, Probabilities and Creative Solutions: Breakthrough Thinking for Complex Environments
07/20/2018 The Healthcare Executive’s Role in IT Decisions
04/27/2018 Developing Mentoring and Coaching Skills, Friday April 27th
04/19/2018 Physician Practice Improvement Conference
03/23/2018 Leading a Successful Multigenerational Organization - March 23, 2018
11/03/2017 GLACHE – Disruptive Innovation F2F Panel Discussion, Combined with Annual Meeting November 3, 2017
10/27/2017 Physician Integration & Executive CEO Luncheon - GLACHE
10/13/2017 GLACHE Career Development Program
10/13/2017 GLACHE & HFMA Joint Fall Conference
08/18/2017 GLACHE CEO Luncheon Career Development Program
06/01/2017 Redesign and Operationalize Your Medical Staff for Health Reform - GLACHE Educational Series
05/12/2017 Becoming Accountable: Achieving Success in Population Health Management
04/21/2017 GLACHE CEO Luncheon Career Development Program
03/17/2017 EQUITY OF CARE
12/09/2016 GLACHE – Legislative Update, Annual Meeting and Healthcare Governance
11/11/2016 GLACHE - CEO Luncheon Program
10/14/2016 Telemedicine in the Healthcare Delivery System
09/29/2016 GLACHE Eductational Series - Process and Technique of Negotiating
09/16/2016 GLACHE - CEO Luncheon Program
04/29/2016 GLACHE April CEO Luncheon Meeting
02/12/2016 GLACHE Educational Session - February 12th, 2016
11/04/2015 GLACHE Annual Meeting and Education Session
10/30/2015 GLACHE October CEO Luncheon Meeting
10/26/2015 The Future is Already Here: Will You Jump or Get Pushed
09/24/2015 Developing and Deploying a Hospital Business Intelligence Strategy That Works
08/07/2015 CEO Luncheon Series - The Best is Yet to Come
02/13/2015 GLACHE Educational Session Friday February 13, 2015
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