The Health Management Academy is a community that offers members an experience like no other. Health system peers and industry members interact at an issues level. Unvarnished stories are shared. Issues are debated. Problems are solved. Openness reigns. Deep connections are created and sustained. This is due to a foundation of respect and trust instilled with members who follow these guiding principles and code of conduct.


Guiding Principles

Members of The Health Management Academy agree to adhere to The Academy's Guiding Principles:

  • The Academy provides a safe and open environment for members to exchange leading practices, discuss important issues and explore health system strategies designed to enhance the quality, access to care, and affordability of their health systems.
  • Members view The Academy Top-100 Programs including peer learning, research and leadership development Executive Forums as learning networks that provide them with access to a broad range of resources such as including benchmarking research, the Fellows Program, best practices, member expertise and the diverse views of guests.
  • The Academy organizes educational interaction between Top-100 health system executives of the largest health systems and leading health system suppliers as both contribute to the advancement of safe, high quality and efficient healthcare.
  • All Provider and supplier members agree to adhere to The Academy's Code of Conduct.

Code of Conduct

Members of The Health Management Academy agree to adhere to The Academy Code of Conduct:

  • The Academy members will have a demonstrated commitment to being individuals of high integrity and they will be fully transparent about their participation in The Academy.
  • Members agree that their involvement in The Academy will be consistent with The Academy's Mission—to provide knowledge-based services to senior executives of Leading Health Systems.
  • All members will pay their own travel, lodging and membership fees in attending The Academy meetings as well as the expenses related to attendance by spouses. The Academy does not make payments to members for their attendance at Academy meetings.
  • The Academy health system members may not solicit or receive fees, compensation, or gifts of material value as a result of an interaction that a corporate member may have with a health system through The Academy.
  • The Academy corporate members will not solicit business and they will have no expectation that health system members or their organizations will provide them with any preferred vendor status due to their involvement in The Academy.
  • In their interactions through The Academy, members will be vigilant to adhere to applicable industry codes, such as the PhRMA, AdvaMed and NEMA codes, as well as laws governing such collaborative industry activities, including but not limited to those relating to antitrust, fraud and abuse, patient privacy and confidentiality, tax exempt status, and securities regulation.