Meet Michael Zemany, MBA, FACHE
Michael Zemany, MBA, FACHE, is Assistant Professor and Director of the undergraduate business programs as well as the BS and MS in Health Care Administration and Health Information Technology programs, for the Division of Continuing Professional Studies (CPS) at Champlain College Online. He has worked in various roles within the healthcare arena for 35 years - first in basic immunology research, then in community health as Education Director and then as Executive Director for a regional emergency medical services regulatory agency. As his career progressed, Michael moved into learning and organizational development positions, and then into senior executive roles in operations (e.g., Chief Operating Officer), process management and organizational performance optimization for acute and long-term healthcare facilities. Michael has also previously served as a program director for lifelong learning in higher education, and he continues in numerous leadership roles for community health networks and primary provider boards and agencies.
Michael's work is focused on the development of the ways people, organizations, systems and processes can be designed and managed to leverage the optimal combination of knowledge, skills, resources and passionate dedication to create a positive impact on healthcare, and thus on health and well-being. Michael holds a BS in Chemistry from Clarkson University and an MBA with two specializations in Healthcare Systems Administration and Strategic Human Resource Management from Walden University. He is board certified in health care administration and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.