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After much discussion and consideration, the ACHE Board of Governors and leadership team have decided to cancel the 2020 Congress on Healthcare Leadership due to the need for leaders and healthcare organizations to manage their responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) within their communities. Learn more at


Scott A. Mason, DPA, FACHE

Managing Partner

SKM Enterprises

Scott Mason is managing partner with SKM Enterprises in Williamsburg, Va. Dr. Mason is a thought leader in healthcare strategy and advisor to the executive teams and boards of hospitals, health systems and health-related companies. He has held senior executive positions with Booz Allen, Cushman & Wakefield and most recently, ECG Management Consultants. Dr. Mason has focused on creating systemness through mergers and shared clinical service lines, and has focused on the adoption and embedding of retail strategies into ambulatory care and related physician practices. An established writer and speaker, he received ACHE’s Dean Conley Award in 2016.


81X – So You Want to Be a Healthcare Consultant

Presented by Scott A. Mason, DPA, FACHE, Julie Hamilton, FACHE, Kim A. King, FACHE, Richard D. Lopez, FACHE, David A. Tapia, FACHE, FHIMSS at 4:15 PM on Tuesday, March 24th.

This session will feature a panel of healthcare consultants talking about critical areas of being a healthcare consultant. The presenters will provide insights into the challenges and opportunities that come with working as a trusted adviser to healthcare organizations. You will examine critical and necessary business components of working as a healthcare consultant. Learning Objectives:…

Healthcare Consultants Boot Camp—NEW!

Presented by James C. Morell, LFACHE, LFAAHC, Scott A. Mason, DPA, FACHE at 8:00 AM on Sunday, March 22nd.

The Healthcare Consultants Boot Camp introduces the core competencies a consultant needs to become an effective and trusted long-term adviser. Whether you are from a large firm or are an independent consultant, this program will delve into the core competencies and the nuts and bolts of a consultant’s toolbox. It will also highlight the do’s…