Marti F. Jourden, FACHE, Regional Vice President, Quality & Performance Improvement, SSM Health Care of Oklahoma, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives. The Council of Regents serves as the vital link between ACHE and members by approving governance and membership regulations as well as promoting ACHE programs, services and activities within their respective areas.
Jourden recently took office at the Council of Regents meeting preceding ACHE’s 58th Congress on Healthcare Leadership. As a Regent, she will represent ACHE’s membership in Oklahoma.
Jourden is the Regional Vice President, Quality & Performance Improvement, of SSM Health Care of Oklahoma which includes St. Anthony Hospital, Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony and St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital. Prior to this position, she was Vice President of Quality & Performance Improvement at St. Anthony Hospital.
Currently Jourden is a board member of Automobile Alley in downtown Oklahoma City, a volunteer with the Medical Emergency Response Center in Oklahoma, and is an alumnus of Leadership Oklahoma City, Class of 23.
She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow and received her master’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma.