The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) recently awarded Timothy Johnson, President and CEO of Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC), the society’s 2020 Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award. Johnson was nominated for the award for demonstrating innovative and creative management in healthcare, as well as highlighting civic and community engagement.
The Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognizes members of the ACHE who are “experienced in the field and have made significant contributions to the advancement of healthcare management excellence.” Recipients are outstanding healthcare executives whose contributions to both their organizations and communities deserve acknowledgment.
Johnson has been a leader at Eaton Rapids Medical Center for 20 years, serving originally as the CFO of the organization, and then as the President and CEO. He also serves on the Board of Directors for many local and state associations including Highfields Inc., an organization providing critical resources to local teens in need. Johnson is also a long-time member of the Eaton Rapids Rotary Club and serves on the Michigan Health & Hospital Association’s Board of Directors.
Officials said Johnson’s commitment as a Fellow in the ACHE exemplifies the core values of the organization—integrity, leadership, lifelong learning, and diversity and inclusion. The American College of Healthcare Executives is a professional society for healthcare leaders committed to improving health. They aim to make healthcare safer and more accessible and affordable for all.