Michael George, FACHE, Vice President, Healthcare Services for Einstein Healthcare Network, has been elected a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives’ (ACHE) Council of Regents to serve a three-year term through March 2023. George’s district is Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.
The ACHE is an international professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations with the aim of enhancing healthcare management excellence. The organization’s Council of Regents is made up of leaders elected by their districts to represent their members, advance its vision, mission and values, guide its strategic direction and govern at the national and local level. George is one of thirty newly-elected healthcare executives to the ACHE Council of Regents.
George is a longtime Einstein leader and was named Vice President, Healthcare Services in 2019. He earned the FACHE credential which signifies that he is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow. He is recognized for strong leadership, teambuilding, strategy development, business growth and operations management skills.
As Vice President for Healthcare Services, George has service line responsibility, including hospital operations and physician practice executive management responsibility, for the clinical departments of Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Oncology, as well as practice management responsibility for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Previously, as Associate Vice President, George provided executive leadership for physicians and staff in more than 90 physician practice sites along with management of the following departments: Heart and Vascular, Cancer, Women and Children’s, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Medicine Specialties, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and regional Multi-specialty practices.
“Michael has proven to be a tremendous leader and an asset to Einstein as well as to the American College of Healthcare Executives,” says Ken Levitan, President and Chief Executive Officer for Einstein Healthcare Network. “We congratulate Michael and know that both organizations benefit greatly from his abilities.”
About Einstein Healthcare Network
Einstein Healthcare Network is a healthcare system with approximately 1,000 beds and more than 8,700 employees serving the communities of Philadelphia and Montgomery County, Pa. The Network is made up of three acute care hospitals including Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, the largest independent academic medical center in the Philadelphia region training over 3,500 health professional students each year with more than 450 residents and fellows in over 35 accredited programs; Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park; and Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. The Network also includes MossRehab, consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top rehabilitation hospital in the nation; Willowcrest, named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best nursing homes for short-term rehabilitation care in Philadelphia; outpatient care centers; and a network of more than 900 primary care physicians and specialists throughout the region. For more information, visit www.einstein.edu.
About the American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE’s mission is to advance our members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of 77 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its vision of being the preeminent professional society for leaders dedicated to improving health. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management including textbooks for college and university courses.