As vice president of operations and clinical services at Children's Medical Center in Dallas from 2005 to 2010, Brett Lee led a project to reduce wait times to receive an MRI from 16 weeks to one day, boosting net annual revenue by $5 million annually.
ACHE Awards - 2011
Situated in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, El Camino Hospital fired up its first computers in 1967 and had electronic medical records by 1971. Since Kenneth Graham became president and CEO of the 542-bed hospital in 2006, he's carried on that tradition of technological innovation.
Frankie Perry established the division of marketing and communications at the American College of Healthcare Executives and later rose to executive vice president before retiring and taking up teaching and consulting. Robert Fanning Jr. served as chairman of the organization from 1991 to 1994, during his 20-year stint as president and CEO of Northeast Health System/Beverly (Mass.) Hospital.
Kenneth Graham, president and CEO of 303-bed El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Calif., has been named the recipient of the highest professional recognition given by the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Gold Medal Award.