Healthcare Management Organizations

Here is a list of 14 of the most prominent healthcare management organizations:

  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - a global, nonprofit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education.
  • Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (CAHME) - an interdisciplinary group of educational, professional, clinical, and commercial organizations devoted to accountability and quality improvement of education for healthcare management and administration professionals. CAHME serves the public by promoting, evaluating, and improving the quality of graduate healthcare management education in the United States and Canada.
  • Association of University Program in Health Administration - a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations dedicated to the improvement of healthcare delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education.
  • Council on Education for Public Health - an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health.
  • American Association of Healthcare Consultants - the professional home for the nation’s leading healthcare consultants.
  • American College of Healthcare Administrators - provides opportunities to maximize success as a long-term care administrator
  • American College of Healthcare Executives - an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management.
  • American College of Physician Executives - the nation's largest health care organization for physician executives — doctors who hold leadership and management positions — who want to boost their leadership skills while adding weight to their CVs.
  • Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives - a national voluntary organization seeking to foster programs and policies to increase the presence of Hispanics in health administration professions.
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association - the leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders.
  • Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society - a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
  • Institute for Diversity in Health Management - a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, works closely with health services organizations and educators to expand leadership opportunities for ethnic minorities in health services management. The Institute’s mission is to increase the number of people of color in health services administration to better reflect the increasingly diverse communities they serve, and to improve opportunities for professionals already in the health care field.
  • Medical Group Management Association - the premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices.
  • National Association of Health Services Executives - a nonprofit to advance and develop Black health care leaders, and elevate the quality of health care services rendered to minority and under-served communities.
  • Catholic Health Association - committed to improving the health status of communities and to creating quality health care that works for everyone, especially those most in need.
  • National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives - The principal strategic objectives of NFLHE are to increase the representation of Latinos at the executive level of U.S. hospitals and health systems and to provide a resource base of input from Latino executives in the areas of legislation, regulation, and policy affecting the health and health care of U.S. Latino communities.
  • Asian Health Care Leaders Association - goal is to increase the presence of Pan-Asian executives in the health care field to enhance the quality of patient care provided for Pan-Asian populations. For more info, please contact Bonnie Hanson and David Elgarico at