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Published on February 14, 2017

Adventist HealthCare Quality Executive Earns Top Healthcare Management Credential

Susan Glover Named Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives

Susan Glover, FACHECHICAGO, Ill. — Susan L. Glover FACHE, senior vice president & chief quality/integrity officer for Adventist HealthCare in Gaithersburg, MD, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

“The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which 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, healthcare leaders demonstrate a commitment to excellence in serving their patients.”

Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. 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.

“Healthcare executives today need to be able to adapt quickly to the changing healthcare environment,” Glover said. “Therefore, it is important to continue to develop your personal expertise and share best practices with your colleagues so we can continue to provide a high level of quality care to the communities we serve.”

For more information regarding the FACHE credential, please contact the ACHE Division of Membership at (312) 424-9400 or membership1@ache.org, or visit the Credentialing area of ache.org.

About ACHE

The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) is an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's mission is to advance our members and healthcare management excellence.

About Adventist HealthCare

Based in Gaithersburg, Adventist HealthCare is the first and largest health-care provider in Montgomery County, Md., and one of the largest employers in the state of Maryland. It includes Shady Grove Medical Center, Washington Adventist Hospital, Behavioral Health & Wellness Services, Rehabilitation, Home Care Services, Adventist Medical Group, Imaging and Urgent Care.

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