Jane Severs, FACHE, director of Bayhealth’s Patient Access Department, received the American College of Healthcare Executives Early Careerist Award last month at the Delaware Healthcare Association’s Fall Forum, held in Dover.
Severs received the award from Louisa Phillips, RN, MS, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, ACHE’s Regent for Delaware. The Early Careerist Regent’s Award recognizes ACHE members who 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 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.
Severs has been an ACHE member since 2005 and is the current Chair of the Delaware Local Program Council. She is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the ACHE, demonstrating a commitment to professional excellence.
Severs serves as a member at large of the Healthcare Leadership Network of the Delaware Valley Board and as a member of the Delaware Regent’s Advisory Council. She has been instrumental in assisting ACHE with Best Practice initiatives in the formation of Local Program Councils.