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Peconic Bay Medical Center’s President and CEO has been Selected to Present at the 2016 Annual Congress on Leadership

Lauren Jacobsen
Manager of Public Relations
Peconic Bay Medical Center
Ph: 631-548-6827

RIVERHEAD, NY – Peconic Bay Medical Center’s President and CEO Andrew J. Mitchell, FACHE has been selected to speak at the 2016 Annual Congress on Leadership of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) in Chicago, Illinois.  ACHE is the national organization of healthcare executives with over 27,000 members.  Mitchell will be joined by Betsy C. Taylor, the principal of Accordant Philanthropy, and will present “Using Philanthropy as a Change Agent.”

Mitchell and Taylor have previously published two ACHE articles on the same subject.  The seminar will focus on the case history of Peconic Bay Medical Center and the role that strategically aligned philanthropy played in transforming a community hospital into a highly respected regional medical center. Mitchell has held a dual role in heading both the hospital/health system and forming and leading the system’s foundation.  Taylor is a nationally recognized philanthropic consultant who focuses on assisting boards in the quest for highly successful philanthropic development.

ACHE is dedicated to being the preeminent professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health.  The Annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership is the signature education event of the organization bringing together healthcare executives from across the nation.  The 2016 Congress will be held in Chicago, Illinois from March 14-17, 2016.


Located in Riverhead, NY, Peconic Bay Medical Center is a non-profit hospital committed to providing exceptional care and improving the health of the communities it serves.  Peconic Bay Medical Center offers wide-ranging, full-scope services and programs along with state-of-art technology.  Peconic Bay Medical Center will officially join the North Shore-LIJ Health System, soon to be Northwell Health, in 2016.