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Published on January 14, 2015

Altru Leader Receives FACHE Designation

Grand Forks, ND –  Brad Wehe, Chief Operating Officer at Altru Health System, has earned the distinction of board certification in health care management as a Fellow of the American College of Health care Executives (FACHE).

The FACHE designation signifies expertise, experience and commitment to continuing education and professional development, as well as health care management experience, passing an examination, reference checks and community and civic involvement.

Wehe received a bachelor of science in biology from Mayville State University and a degree in physical therapy from the Mayo School of Health Sciences. He also received master’s and doctorate degrees in physical therapy from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is a former Administrative Director of Regional Operations at Altru and serves on several boards, including the North Regional Health Alliance, Mayo Clinic Physical Therapy Alumni Association and Mayo School of Health Related Sciences, among others.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $450 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.