The ACHE has about 40,000 members internationally. Its membership consists of hospital executives and other leaders in the health-care field. The goal of the ACHE is to enhance health-care management practices through research and education. Its 80 chapters provide members with local access to career development and networking opportunities.
The organization offers a credentialing program and seeks to enhance health-care leaders’ education through events like its yearly Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which regularly attracts more than 4,000 attendees. It also educates through publications like its Journal of Healthcare Management and its Healthcare Executive magazine. Other opportunities include a corporate partnership program, which gives organizations exposure, sponsorship and networking opportunities, as well as information about health-care products and delivery strategies.