Atlantic General Hospital Leader Named Fellow by American College of Healthcare Executives

03-04-2008

James Brannon, FACHE, vice president of human resources at Atlantic General Hospital, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. In fact, only 5,400 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.

Brannon is privileged to use the FACHE credential, which signifies board certification in healthcare management and ACHE Fellow status.

“ACHE is a premier professional society for healthcare managers, and I am very pleased to have been able to achieve the Fellow designation from such a prominent organization,” said Brannon.

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About ACHE

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives who lead our nation’s hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year.

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