Charles S. Lauer, corporate vice president of Crain Communications and publisher of MODERN HEALTHCARE, has been named an honorary fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
The ACHE bestows honorary fellowships on people who have demonstrated excellence and made extraordinary contributions to the healthcare field.
"The College is proud to bestow this honor on Charles Lauer," said ACHE Chairman Ronald Spaeth. "As publisher of MODERN HEALTHCARE and a recognized authority on leadership, he has contributed much to the field of healthcare management."
Mr. Lauer will receive the honorary fellowship during the college's 60th convocation ceremony, to be held Aug. 7 at Dallas' Fairmont Hotel.
The American College of Healthcare Executives, headquartered in Chicago, has a total membership of about 20,000 healthcare executives.