First Union and ACCH have operated a similar strategic alliance since April 1996 in the Southeast, where First Union provides financing to more than 1,800 dealers.
We are excited about expanding our strategic alliance with ACCH to the Northeast," said Betty Trautwein, division head for First Union's Sales Finance Group.
Our partnership with First Union gives us immediate access to a large and established distribution network," said ACCH
executive vice president Bill Magro.
Since its inception, ACCH has been test marketing its referral program with First Union's Sales Finance Group, which currently is in the business of underwriting and financing only prime consumer auto loans through a client network of over 3,300 auto dealers in twelve eastern states.
This alliance with First Union validates our `clearinghouse' concept for ACCH," said executive vice president Bill Magro.
focuses on family-centered care through the publications Family-Centered Care for Children Needing Specialized Health and Developmental Services in 1987 and Caring for Children and Families: Guidelines for Hospitals in 1992.
As an ACCH
member, for example, you will have ongoing access to invaluable resources and networks--at the national, state, local, and individual program and hospital levels--that promote health care policies and practices responsive to the needs of children and families.
A nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, ACCH
has local affiliates across the United States and Canada, with more than 3,800 members -- a multidisciplinary membership that includes health care professionals, educators, researchers, and parents of children with special needs.