(Skokie, Ill.) September 5, 2017 – The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) announced the appointment of Noel M. Adachi, MBA, as president and chief executive officer, effective September 5. Adachi will maximize her expertise in medical innovation, growth management, and executive leadership in her new role with AAAHC.
Adachi has spent 32 years in health care with a focus in medical device and association management, with more than 20 years in executive positions across a variety of departments including marketing, sales, strategic planning, and international business development. Within these roles,
Adachi has been involved in key initiatives, helping to drive new product development, process improvements, IT system capability design, and website functionality.
"Noel Adachi has the industry and leadership knowledge to drive growth and innovation while improving health care quality through effective accreditation,” said Kenneth M. Sadler, DDS, MPA, chair of the AAAHC Board. “Her experience in successfully building and sustaining new initiatives will be key for AAAHC as we launch into new areas of growth and development."