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ACHE Thanks Our Premier Corporate Partners

A Letter From ACHE’s President and CEO, Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE

Dear Colleague,

Governor photoThank you for your interest in learning more about ACHE’s 2018 Premier Corporate Partners. We are proud to have some of the industry’s leading companies share in our mission of advancing our members and healthcare management excellence.

ACHE’s ten Premier Corporate Partners play a vital role in supporting ACHE’s vision of improving health, including the creation of a culture of safety. These corporations provide funding that helps ACHE develop relevant, timely programming, career resources, enhance networking opportunities, and provide additional educational lectures at our Clusters and special programs. Through their support, the Premier Corporate Partners are fostering innovative solutions to the challenges healthcare leaders face and helping to transform healthcare through the delivery of safe, effective and efficient care. By partnering with ACHE, these companies are clearly demonstrating their commitment to supporting ACHE’s patient safety initiatives and supporting your growth as a leader in an era of transformative change.

I encourage you to learn more about ACHE’s Premier Corporate Partners and the products and solutions they offer by reviewing the brief descriptions each Partner provided below, visiting their websites, or attending a Partner-supported event. If the opportunity presents itself, please let our partners know you appreciate their support of ACHE—your trusted professional partner in providing healthcare management excellence. Finally, if you are interested in becoming one of ACHE’s Premier Corporate Partners in the future, please visit the Become an ACHE Premier Corporate Partner page.



Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE
President/CEO, American College of Healthcare Executives

Premier Corporate Partners



(Premier Corporate Partner since 2003)

Aramark elevates the healthcare experience for patients, caregivers, staff and communities in hospitals across the country. With an insight-driven approach and focus on innovation, we deliver patient and retail dining, clinical nutrition, environment of care, and healthcare technology solutions.

Proud Partner of the 2018 Philadelphia Cluster



(Premier Corporate Partner since 2016)

Baxter International Inc. provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; biosurgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services.

Proud Partner of the 2018 New Orleans Cluster



(Premier Corporate Partner since 2012)

BD is a global medical technology company advancing health by improving discovery, diagnostics and care delivery. Our innovative product portfolio, leadership and partnerships help make a difference for global healthcare.

Proud Partner of the 2018 Washington DC Cluster


Cardinal Health

(Premier Corporate Partner since 2004)

Cardinal Health is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions across the continuum of care for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. For those tasked with navigating the complexities of healthcare, Cardinal Health brings scaled solutions that help you thrive in a changing world.

Proud Partner of the 2018 New York Cluster



(Premier Corporate Partner since 2015)

Cerner's health information technologies connect people and systems at more than 25,000 provider facilities worldwide. Together with our clients, we are creating a future where the health care system works to improve the well-being of individuals and communities.

Proud Partner of the 2018 San Francisco Cluster



(Premier Corporate Partner since 2016)

Change Healthcare is inspiring a better healthcare system. Working alongside our customers and partners, we leverage our software and analytics, network solutions and technology-enabled services to help them improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase cash flow, and more effectively manage complex workflows. Together, we are accelerating the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities.

Proud Partner of the 2018 Phoenix Cluster


Conifer Health Solutions

(Premier Corporate Partner since 2017)

At IBM Watson Health, our mission is to empower leaders, advocates and influencers in health through support that helps them achieve remarkable outcomes, accelerate discovery, make essential connections and gain confidence on their path to solving the world's biggest health challenges.

Proud Partner of the 2018 Amelia Island Cluster



(Premier Corporate Partner since 2018)

Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 115,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH).

Proud Partner of the 2018 Santa Fe Cluster


The Risk Authority Stanford

(Premier Corporate Partner since 2015)

The Risk Authority Stanford is a risk consulting firm breaking barriers to confront healthcare's challenges head-on. Our creative thinking, breakthrough technology and cutting-edge solutions protect patients by reducing medical error.

Proud Partner of the 2018 Orlando Cluster


The Risk Authority Stanford

(Premier Corporate Partner since 2018)

Roche is the largest biotech company in the world, a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people's lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalized healthcare—a strategy that aims to fit the right treatment to each patient in the best way possible.

Proud Partner of the 2018 Vancouver Cluster


Become an ACHE Premier Corporate Partner

For more information about corporate partnership opportunities with ACHE, contact Timothy R. Tlusty, vice president, Development at (312) 424-9305 or ttlusty@ache.org, or visit the Premier Corporate Partnerships page.