Lisa Hackworth Named Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Lisa Hackworth

Lisa Hackworth Named Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Chief Administrative Officer, Holzer Health System, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders.

“The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted by a professional organization critically important,” says Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, president and CEO of ACHE. “By becoming an ACHE Fellow and earning the distinction of board certification from ACHE, healthcare leaders demonstrate a commitment to excellence in serving their patients and the community.”

Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. In fact, only 8,866 healthcare executives hold this distinction. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including meeting academic and experiential criteria, earning continuing education hours, demonstrating professional/community involvement, and passing a comprehensive examination. Fellows also are committed to ongoing professional development and undergo recertification every three years.

“Holzer has been a part of my life for the past forty years and becoming a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives signifies my dedication to leadership excellence and my commitment to life-long learning,” stated Hackworth. 

Lisa began her career at Holzer in July 1981 serving in various roles, primarily in Human Resources, leading to the promotion to her current position in 2018.

She and her husband, Tim, live in Meigs County.  Lisa is a graduate of Gallia Academy High School and earned her Bachelors in Human Resources Management from the University of Maryland, University College. Lisa completed her Masters in Human Resources Development from Villanova University, and her Masters in Health Administration at Ohio University. 

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.

Information provided by Holzer Health System.