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2024 Better Together

July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Join us for an evening dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the healthcare industry. Hosted by the North Texas chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHENTX) and Vizient Inc. This networking event brings together healthcare professionals , advocates, and allies committed to fostering a more inclusive and equitable healthcare landscape.

Connect with like-minded individuals passionate about driving positive change in healthcare. To recognize this essential collaboration, ACHE of North Texas’ Diversity Equity and Inclusion committee has coordinated this event with local chapters of healthcare organizations with one mission – we are ‘’Better Together.” The National Association for Latino Healthcare Executives (NALHE), the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE), Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (NTAHQ), and Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) along with ACHENTX and it’s Asian Healthcare Leaders Community of North Texas (AHLC) and Women’s Healthcare Executives’ Network (WHEN), will co-host a reception for members of these organizations and others who are interested in learning more about the individual and collective work of these groups.

Together, let’s celebrate diversity, amplify underrepresented voices, and work towards building a more inclusive healthcare system for all.

Keynote Presentation by:

Therese Gopaul-Robinson, MPH
Owner President
The Therese GR Company

Therese Gopaul-Robinson is a leadership consultant and dynamic keynote speaker, with more than 20 years of experience in enhancing organizational cultures.She is known for inspiring leaders and teams to move beyond the unique challenges of their industry and overcome limiting beliefs to level-up their skills and embrace new opportunities to excel.

Therese specializes in helping teams improve outcomes through streamlined internal processes, creating clear production and quality goals, and implementing training programs.She also partners with leaders for development opportunities that will mitigate crises, resulting in stronger, more productive teams.


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Participating Organizations/Networks/Communities:


The Asian Healthcare Leaders Community of NTX aims to increase representation of Asian-Americans in healthcare leadership in various healthcare settings and at all career stages. The AHLCNTX community addresses this mission through targeted education, networking, casual conversations, publications, social media spotlights and community visibility initiatives designed to provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.


HFMA is the nation’s leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders. More than 34,000 members, ranging from CFOs to controllers to accountants consider HFMA a respected thought leader on top trends and issues facing the healthcare industry. HFMA members can be found in all areas of the healthcare system including hospitals, managed care organizations, physician practices, accounting firms and insurance companies.


Healthcare Information Management Systems Society is a professional organization for healthcare and IT professionals providing leadership, professional development, education, and networking opportunities. The Mission of HIMSS is to reform the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology.


The National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives is a national organization led by Latino/Latina executive leaders of U.S. hospitals and healthcare organizations and experts in the fields of health care policy and practice. NALHE was founded in 2005 to increase senior-level Latino/Latina representation in hospitals and health systems in the United States. Our goal is to create a future workforce of highly talented Latino/Latina healthcare executives who can meet the challenge of delivering and improving healthcare in our diverse communities.


The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) is a non-profit association of Black health care executives founded in 1968 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and development of Black health care leaders, and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and underserved communities. NAHSE’s purpose is to ensure greater participation of minority groups in the health field. Its basic objective is to develop and maintain a strong viable national body to effectively have input in the national health care delivery system.


The North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (NTAHQ) is committed to excellence in healthcare through developing and promoting professional expertise in the art and science of healthcare quality. Additionally, NTAHQ provides opportunity for collaboration with area colleagues.


Our ACHE of North Texas Women’s Healthcare Executives’ Network (WHEN) started in 2018 – offering educational and networking opportunities specifically geared toward women working in and around the healthcare industry. These programs include our popular annual Women’s Conferences and annual Women’s Breakfasts – and other periodic gatherings spread throughout the year as well.

Also attending, Vizient’s DNA Groups:
Ability @ Vizient
Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi and Allies @ Vizient
Black @ Vizient
Dimensions @ Vizient
Hispanic/ Latinx @ Vizient
Pride @ Vizient
Veterans @ Vizient
Women @ Vizient


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