Parkridge Health System November 19, 2019

John Baldwin, market associate administrator and co-ethics and compliance officer at Parkridge Health System, received the American College of Healthcare Executives Early Careerist Healthcare Executive Regent's Award at the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) Annual Meeting in Nashville.

The Early Career Healthcare Executive 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.

Baldwin received this award for his active participation in ACHE and serving as president-elect of the National Association of Health Services Executives' (NAHSE) Greater Nashville/Chattanooga chapter. He also has served on THA's Council of Inclusion and Health Equity for the last two years and serves as a preceptor and mentor for the Agenda 21 internship program at Parkridge Health System.

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.

Baldwin has served as associate administrator and co-ethics and compliance officer at Parkridge Health since 2019. Prior to this, he served as administrative fellow at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna.

Baldwin actively participates in ACHE as a member of the local chapter and the Regent Advisory Council, demonstrating a commitment to professional excellence. He has played a key role in organizing the Better Together Breakfast, a partnership between the THA, ACHE and NAHSE, that featured a panel discussion centered on how C-suite executives lay the framework for maintaining diversity and inclusion as a strategic priority though their organizations.