LRH Robert Mach Advanced to Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives
July 22, 2014
Littleton, NH - Robert W. Mach, FACHE, Executive Director of Operations, Littleton Regional Healthcare, Littleton, NH recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation's leading professional society for healthcare leaders.
Mach has been with LRH since 2003 and began his career as Director of Diagnostic Imaging. During his tenure he continued his education receiving his Masters in Business Administration from Aspen University. Rob was recently promoted to the position of Executive Director of Operations at LRH is passionate about his role and the Hospital. He lives in St. Johnsbury with his wife Amy and four children.
"The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities that makes having a standard of excellence promoted by a professional organization critically important," says Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, president and chief executive officer of ACHE. "By becoming an ACHE Fellow and earning the distinction of board certification from ACHE, healthcare leaders demonstrate a commitment to excellence in serving their patients and the 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.
Mach is privileged to use the FACHE credential, which signifies board certification in healthcare management and ACHE Fellow status.