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Published on June 10, 2016

Hammock Earns Health Care Leadership Designation

The Alamance Regional Medical Center President becomes a health care fellow

Cone Health Senior Vice President and Alamance Regional Medical Center President Preston Hammock has been named a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE®). Earning the FACHE credential means Hammock is certified in health care management.

Preston Hammock

Preston Hammock, FACHE

“Health care is a challenging and rapidly changing field. Staying at the forefront of change is one of the ways we can better meet the needs of our patients and our communities,” says Hammock.

To earn the FACHE credential, the health care leader must hold a master’s or other advanced degree, have two years of leadership experience in health care and pass the Board of Governors Examination.

Hammock joined Alamance Regional Medical Center in 2006 and became hospital president in 2013. Hammock holds a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Benjamin Rodin Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Duke University.

In 2009, Hammock was named one of the 40 Leaders Under 40, by The Triad Business Journal, and in 2011 was recognized as one of Business Leader magazine’s Movers and Shakers. He is active on several boards, including Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, United Way of Alamance County and the Medical Advisory Board for Siemens Healthcare’s SYNGO US Division.

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international society of more than 40,000 executives who lead hospitals, health systems and other health care providers.

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