James Pavletich Joins NCCHC as CEO

Posted Aug 21, 2017

James PavletichThe National Commission on Correctional Health Care has appointed James R. Pavletich, MHA, CAE, as chief executive officer. Mr. Pavletich joins the organization on August 21.

Mr. Pavletich brings a wealth of experience in health care association management to his new role at the National Commission. He worked at the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Skokie, IL, for nearly 10 years, advancing to become vice president and chief operating officer, with responsibility for accreditation services, education, marketing and communications, finance, administration, human resources and information technology. During his tenure, the number of organizations accredited by AAAHC increased by 140%. More recently, he served as vice president of membership and customer experience at the American Production and Inventory Control Society.

Previous experience during Mr. Pavletich’s 20-plus years in the health care association field includes positions at the American Medical Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

“We are excited to welcome a seasoned health care executive like Jim Pavletich,” says Eileen Couture, DO, RN, CCHP-P, who chairs NCCHC’s board of directors. “With his combination of strong leadership, strategic orientation and governance experience, he is well suited to take the Commission to its next phase of growth.”

Mr. Pavletich is a Certified Association Executive and has a master of science degree in health care administration.