|(Bradenton, FL)… Manatee Glens President/CEO Mary Ruiz was elected to serve on the board of mhca, a national association of high performing behavioral healthcare service provider organizations. Her term is February 2014 through February 2017.
Manatee Glens joined mhca in 1985 and is one of fifteen Florida behavioral healthcare organizations in this association. Ms. Ruiz has been very involved with the work of mhca for the past decade and most recently has co-chaired its Care Management Committee as part of a larger national healthcare reform initiative.
“It’s an honor to serve with this group of professionals whom I admire. I am looking forward to working together with them as we address mutual concerns and tackle some of the major issues affecting all of us,” stated Ruiz.
Founded in 1985, mhca membership is by invitation and applies primarily to the CEO with some programs targeting top management staff. The association’s projects, products, services and relationships promote continual improvement of behavioral healthcare service to citizens from all walks of life. The association provides unique opportunities for CEOs to enhance their professional effectiveness and to capitalize on entrepreneurial possibilities. The corporate offices are in Tallahassee, Florida and the CEO is Dale Shreve. www.mhca.com.