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The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) is a non-profit association of Black health care executives founded in 1968 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and development of Black health care leaders, and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and underserved communities. NAHSE’s purpose is to ensure greater participation of minority groups in the health field.



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Kevin E. Lofton Receives NAHSE Hall of Fame Award at NAHSE’s 37th Annual Educational Conference

The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) awards Kevin E. Lofton, LFACHE with the Hall of Fame Award. This award is given to NAHSE leaders who have done superlative work to advance the organization and the healthcare industry. Th

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How to (One Day) Become a CEO By Roy Hawkins, Jr. FACHE and Paul Bohne

There are many reasons why executives aspire to become CEOs. For some, their drive is fueled by a motivation for power and/or ego. We have found in our interactions with hundreds of CEOs over the years that the common thread is they want to optimi...


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Board Chair

Deborah Lee-Eddie


Principal & Owner
DLE Group, LLC
Wimauma, FL

Board Chair-Elect

Herbert C. Buchanan, Jr.

Chief Operating Officer,
AdventHealth Great Lakes Region
Chicago, IL