A.J. Harper, president of Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award at the 2018 Annual Event held by the ACHE Western Pennsylvania chapter on December 6, 2018 at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The award was bestowed on him by Jean Tauber, Regent, and Natalie Bulger, immediate past-president of the ACHE western Pennsylvania chapter.

The Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognizes ACHE members who are experienced in the field and have made significant contributions to the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of ACHE’s goals.

Members are evaluated on leadership ability; innovative and creative management; executive capability in developing their own organization promoting its growth and stature in the community; contributions to the development of others in the healthcare profession; leadership 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.

From left to right: Jean Tauber, ACHE Regent; and Natalie Bulger immediate past-president of the ACHE Western Pennsylvania chapter; present A.J. Harper, president of Healthcare Council, with the ACHE Senior-Level Healthcare Regent’s Award.