Welcome to the DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence. DFW ACHE is a group of individuals, healthcare systems, private physician practices, managed care organizations, non-profit organizations and corporations in the DFW area that are interested in understanding and supporting healthcare excellence.
The Alliance has set out to support healthcare excellence in the DFW area in the follow ways:
Educational and Networking Luncheons
Awarding our community Healthcare Heros
Supporting Healthcare Student Scholarship(s)
Alliance Board of Directors
Bernie O'Donnell , President
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Jim Jacobson, (A Previous President)
Dr. Jacobson was a previous President of the DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence and has been actively involved in the work of the Alliance for many years. Jim Jacobson is President of Net Education Design, Inc., a company that specializes in developing healthcare processes and education materials for both patients and healthcare providers. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Foundation Health, a Texas Health Plan. He has worked as Medical Director for hospitals, medical groups and insurance companies.
Dr. Jacobson has an extensive background in academic medicine, research, and management. He has an MBA from the University of Wisconsin and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Mary Black, Secretary
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Who We Are /Our Team / Our Board
Bernie O'Donnell - President
Mary Black - Secretary
Tim Paquette - Treasurer
Carrie Camin - Chair, Marketing
Amanda Carter - Chair, Communications
Mari Tietze - Chair, Event Logistics
Steve Whatley - Chair, Membership
Jim Jacobson - Board Advisor (a past President)
IT and Web Site management is handled courtesy of Alan Freeman