Sandi Lane, PhD, FACHE

MHA Program Director

Appalachian State University

Sandi Lane is an associate professor and MHA Program director at Appalachian State University. She is also a licensed nursing home administrator. Dr. Lane’s operational experience includes acute care, long-term care and ancillary services. She has served on the Greater Charlotte Healthcare Executives Group board and ACHE’s Examination Committee, and she is an active member of the Southern Gerontologic Society. She also serves as a reviewer for the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards. Her scholarly work has been published in several journals, including Health Care Management and Review, The Gerontologist, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, Natural Hazards, International Journal of Disaster and Risk Reduction, and Science of the Total Environment. She has presented on topics such as enhancing quality and factors contributing to medication errors, building a resilient workforce, nursing home vulnerability and emergency preparedness. Dr. Lane’s interests center around the impact of policy, health system structure, management processes and financing on quality of care for older adults. She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


2021 Forum on Advances in Healthcare Management Research

Presented by Carole South-Winter, EdD, Leslie Athey, Melissa Cole, DNP, NEA-BC, FACHE, Sandi Lane, PhD, FACHE at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, March 24th.

The Forum on Advances in Healthcare Management Research focuses on research with direct applicability to healthcare organizations. During the seminar, three researchers, selected by ACHE’s Research Committee, will present the results of their studies of healthcare leadership. Topics for the 2021 seminar presentations include identifying factors contributing to COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes, assessing ethical…