The North Texas chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHENTX) works closely with its diverse partner groups to advance executive diversity. To recognize this essential collaboration, ACHE 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.
Keynote Presentation by:
Richard G. Greenhill, DHA, CPHQ, HACP-CMS, PMP, FACHE is an internationally recognized healthcare quality leader and Director of the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management Program in the School of Health Professions at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. His career spans more than 30 years beginning in clinical and anatomic laboratory medicine to private sector multi-sectoral senior leadership [defense/not-for-profit/for-profit/federal/academia]. He honorably retired from the U.S. Navy after a robust career serving around the globe in support of Navy and Military Medicine.
Dr. Greenhill is American College of Healthcare Executives Faculty, board certified in healthcare management and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He is a Content Expert for the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), an International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) Expert for patient safety and quality improvement, and Deputy Editor of the International Journal for Quality in Healthcare (IJCOMS), Communications. Additionally, he serves as an expert with the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterrean Regional Office, Cairo Egypt for Hospital Resilience and Disaster Preparedness.
He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, textbooks, and publications to advance healthcare delivery both nationally and globally. He holds several industry and board certifications that highlight his commitment to professional excellence and life-long learning. His current research includes health equity implementation frameworks, high-reliability culture for patient safety, as well as machine learning and artificial intelligence integration into healthcare delivery operations.
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.