Erlanger Executive Receives Top Management Award

Joseph M. Winick, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Planning, Analytics and Business Development for the Erlanger Health System, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior Level Healthcare Executive Award at the recent meeting of the Tennessee Hospital Association in Nashville.

Mr. Winick received the award in recognition of significant contributions toward the achievement of the goals of the ACHE and the advancement of healthcare management excellence. He is one of only 7,500 healthcare executives to achieve the status of Fellow in the ACHE, the nation’s foremost professional society for healthcare leaders.

Mr. Winick joined Erlanger in 2005. He leads the strategic planning process at Erlanger in collaboration with the executive team, medical staff and Board of Trustees. He is involved in developing the master plan and major capital initiatives, conducting feasibility studies, and preparing Erlanger’s annual statistical forecast.

Before his tenure with Erlanger, Mr. Winick worked with Albert Einstein, Humana and American Healthcare in similar roles. He has more than thirty years of healthcare experience.

“We are extremely proud that the ACHE has honored Joe with this award,” said Kevin M. Spiegel, FACHE, Erlanger President & CEO. “He is very deserving of being honored by such a prestigious society, and we at Erlanger are fortunate to have him on our executive team.”

Mr. Winick holds a Master’s degree in Hospital Administration from The George Washington University and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida (BSBA). He is a board member of Cyberknife of Chattanooga, LLC, Ronald McDonald House, and Choose Chattanooga.