UW Health executive honored
A Fitchburg UW Health leades was recognized with Regent’s Awards from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 40,000 executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations.
Mark Hamilton of Fitchburg received awards this month in Pewaukee at the Wisconsin Hospital Association Leadership Summit.
Hamilton, vice president of ambulatory services for UW Health, received the ACHE Senior Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award. The honor recognizes ACHE members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of health care senior leadership excellence.
Hamilton, who joined UW Health in 1992, has coordinated program planning for UW Health at The American Center. He also played integral roles in the development of UW Health’s east, west and Research Park clinics and Wisconsin Dialysis, Inc. During his tenure at UW Health, the number of ambulatory-care visits has expanded nearly threefold to approximately 750,000 visits annually. In addition, Hamilton has held several leadership roles in ACHE both nationally and in the Wisconsin ACHE chapter. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Kansas and a master’s in public health from the University of Missouri-Columbia.