Davis Receives ACHE Rural Healthcare Executive Award

Randy Davis
Randy Davis, NorthCrest President and CEO

Springfield, TN (November 21, 2019) – Randy Davis, President and CEO of NorthCrest Medical Center, received the American College of Healthcare Executives Regent’s Rural Healthcare Executive Award at the joint ACHE/NAHSE breakfast at the THA Annual Meeting on October 18, 2019. The Rural Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognizes a rural healthcare executive who has contributed to the advancement of healthcare services in rural communities.

Members are evaluated on leadership ability; innovative and creative management; executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community; participation in local, state or provincial hospital and health association activities; participation in civic/community activities and projects; participation in ACHE activities; and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives.

“As board chair, it has been an honor to work closely with Mr. Davis,” said Amy Gallagher, Board Chair of NorthCrest Board of Trustees. “He has displayed professionalism and competence in his role as CEO of NorthCrest Medical Center.  He is most deserving of this prestigious award.”

During his tenure at NorthCrest Medical Center, the hospital received recognition as a Joint Commission top performer for core measures consecutively for five years, increased reimbursement under value-based purchasing due to high quality scores and became an early adopter of patient-centered medical homes.

Randy Davis has served as President and CEO of NorthCrest Medical Center since 2013. Prior to this, he served as the organization’s senior vice president of performance improvement, chief information officer and chief operating officer.

Davis is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, demonstrating a commitment to professional excellence. He also serves on a number of boards, including the THA Board of Directors, Austin Peay State University Nursing School Advisory Board, Joint Commission Hospital Advisory Board, Robertson County Chamber of Commerce and Robertson County Family YMCA.

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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 its members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE’s established network of 78 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 healthcare executives 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, Healthcare Administrative Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management, including textbooks for college and university courses. For more information, visit www.ache.org.