Upcoming Events

ACHE of Northern Ohio Breakfast Southern Tier Breakfast on the Business Case for Patient Experience
(click here to register)

Please join us on Tuesday, October 23 @ 7:00 AM for our breakfast program on the Business Case for Patient Experience.  Patient experience is correlated with key financial indicators, not only making it good for patients but for business as well.We will learn what health care leaders in the region are doing to use the patient experience to drive decision making and strategic initiatives.  As always, time is allotted for questions from the audience.


Dr. Theresa Lash-Ritter, MD
Associate Chief Experience Officer
Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Seona Goerndt, MBA
Director of Patient Experience
MetroHealth System


Joy Burt MSN
Manager, Patient Experience
Akron Children’s Hospital

Our program will be held at Akron Children’s Hospital in the Considine Professional Building located at 215 West Bowery Street, Akron.  Breakfast provided.

We look forward to seeing you there.



 American College of Healthcare Executives | Office of Diversity & Inclusion


5:00pm – 6:30pm

Lerner, NA5-08

Registration Required, Seating Cap is 70
(please click here to register)

The American College of Healthcare Executives in partnership with Cleveland Clinic’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to a discussion to examine intentional inclusion in the workplace and beyond.

Register today and join us as we discuss strategies to move beyond discussing inclusion to applying inclusion with intention.

Refreshments provided by Cleveland Clinic’s Minority Physicians Resource Group.

Event Time:

  • 5:00pm – 5:25pm (25min)      Networking and Refreshments
  • 5:25pm – 6:30pm (1hr 5min) Welcome, Opening Remarks & Panel Discussion


Don Sinko, CPA, CRMA, CGMA
Chief Integrity Officer


Womack Stokes, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Co-Chair, Minority Physicians Resource Group

Vivian Yu
Project Manager, Community Care and Population Health
Clinic Pride LGBTQ Employee Resource Group Steering Committee

ACHE of Northern Ohio Programming Committee

2018 Calendar of Events

January 18, 2018
6pm – 8pm
CEO Roundtable Dinner
Andrew Goldfrach, FACHE
University Hospitals Avon Rehabilitation Hospital Burntwood Tavern, Crocker Park 
February 15, 2018
5:30–8:00 pm
Dinner Program – Business Intelligence in Decision Making
Jeff Hale (Akron Childrens)
Andrew Proctor (CCF)Southwest General Hospital

1.5 ACHE Cat I

March 27, 2018
7:30-9:30 pm
ACHE of Northern Ohio/Greater Ohio Social at Congress
Maggiano’s Little Italy 516 North Clark Street 
April 10, 2018
7:30–9:00 am
Women In Healthcare Leadership Breakfast
Corporate College East – Executive Banquet Room
May 17, 2018
7:30-9:00 am
Breakfast ProgramGovernment Relations Update
Heidi Gartland (UH)
Rick Frank (OHA)Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, Auditorium C


1.5 ACHE Cat I


June 4-6, 2018 *OHA Annual Meeting
Education program credit support, Social Event with Greater Ohio Chapter


1.5 ACHE Cat I


June/July TBD 2018 Early Careerists Social Event


August 2, 2018
6:00-8:00 pm
CEO Roundtable Dinner – Fellows Only
Richard Parker, MD
(President, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital)


September 21, 2018
2:00-6:00 pm
Leadership Development Seminar
The Art of Negotiation
Corporate College East – Executive Banquet Room

3.0 ACHE Cat I

October 23, 2018
7:00–9:00 am
Southern Tier Breakfast Program - The Business Case for Patient Experience
Teri Lash-Ritter, MD (Associate Chief Quality Officer) Cleveland Clinic Akron General 


1.5 ACHE Cat I


November 15, 2018
5:30–8:00 pm
Annual Meeting Getting to Zero: Best Practices to Eliminate Patient Harm
Sara M. Johnson, ACHE Governor for District 3
Tinkham Veale University Center


1.5 ACHE Cat I



* Joint Programs with other Professional Organizations


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