According to the ACHCA
Code of Ethics, "Preservation of the highest standards of integrity and ethical principles is vital to the successful discharge of the professional responsibilities of all long-term care administrators.
To identify those top-performing organizations whose Administrators are eligible for the ACHCA
leadership recognition, eHealth Data Solutions, a long-term care data and information company based in Cleveland, Ohio, analyzed national, publicly available MDS data from CMS and proceeded to rank order it within each state.
According to the study, State surveyors found significantly fewer "health-related deficiencies"--points of non-compliance with Federal standards of care--in facilities directed by ACHCA
had to craft press releases and draft a sound business agreement with the broadcasting company to ensure that the association would own the copyright for the show.
Founded in 1962, ACHCA
is a non-profit professional membership association which provides superior educational programming, professional certification, and career development opportunities for its members.
With this annual award we recognize and celebrate her many contributions to ACHCA
is the only professional association devoted solely to meeting the needs of today's long-term care administrators.
members will have unlimited access to over 100 continuously updated courses, educational materials and resources including testing material, developed by experts in a variety of fields, including clinical, management, operations, legal and finance.
In understanding the material covered in this issue of Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management, the ACHCA
testing process was:
To honor professionals who have excelled in the long-term care (LTC) field, the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA
) will present its 1998-99 National Awards program during the Thirty-Third Annual ACHCA
Convocation, April 10-14, 1999, in Providence, Rhode Island.
He is also a Certified Master Fellow of ACHCA
, which is the College's highest designation, and has held a number of other leadership positions both in ACHCA
and other organizations.
Announces Recipients of 1997-98 National Awards