FACHE, Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives credential, is the gold standard for board certification in healthcare management. For healthcare leaders, the FACHE credential signals a Fellow’s high competency, commitment to service and recognition as an esteemed leader.

Out of an active membership base of over 48,000 members, FACHE Executives are among the 9,100 healthcare leaders who have gone the distance in their careers to earn this premier credential. It signifies not only their competence and leadership in healthcare management, but also their ethical commitment and dedication to the patient, their organization, community, and continued professional growth and improvement for the betterment of those around them.

For over 85 years, the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) has focused on one mission – advancing leaders and the field of healthcare management excellence.  These professionals are committed to integrity, lifelong learning, leadership and diversity and inclusion.

With today’s rapidly-changing healthcare environment, ACHE remains more committed than ever to being the preeminent professional society leaders can count on to help them gain valuable knowledge to improve health for their patients and their communities. In addition, through an established network of 78 chapters members have access to networking, education and career development at the local level.

It is of great importance for the leadership of any healthcare organization to hold the FACHE credential.  Abbeville General is privileged to have such a leader, Ray A. Landry, M.S., FACHE, Chief Executive Officer at Abbeville General.