About ACHL On.target

The right education strategy can do a lot for your organization. We help organizations optimize educational development and delivery to service strategic and revenue goals.

By treating education as an integrated innovation system rather than a functional silo, organizations realize a transformational change with measurable returns.

ACHL On.Target is leveraging our 20 years of education design and implementation experience through our core ACHL business. Fueled by a passion for strategy, design, and development, ACHL On.Target is committed to help clients realize the impact education can make on an organization's strategic plan and mission.

Among the challenges our clients experience

  • Too many education projects that are not fully aligned with organizational strategy
  • Too many offerings that are not delivering what your learners want
  • Too many ideas, capabilities and design methodologies without a clear understanding of what drives competitive advantage
  • Too many decision makers resulting in delayed time to market

What We are Offering

Rather than offering a static “menu” of one-size-fits-all products, ACHL actively engages and collaborates with diverse healthcare stakeholders to transform the reach and redefine the value of independent medical education. We constantly adapt our services to suit the unique needs of each and every client organization.

How We help our clients:

 

Understand the educational marketplace and prioritize member and learner needs

 

Build innovative roadmaps to deliver on those learner needs

 

Align educational product development strategies to deliver on a differentiated performance in time-to-market, cost and quality

 

Optimize staff and volunteer resources, organizational structures, and overhead allocations

 

Build a strategic footprint and introduce continuous learning systems

Our Services

Our Process

Understand Need & Assess Environment

ACHL On.Target will do an indepth analysis of your current environment, competitive landscape, and
market needs.

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Develop Strategy

Using findings from environmental assessment, we will develop a tailored educational strategy, in alignment with your organization's strategic plan, mision and considerate of your resource mix.

Implementation & Support

Once a strategy is defined, we will leverage our team and 20 years of execution experience to provide a range of support, from minimal guidance to full service implementation of educational offerings.

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Evaluate & Improve

We will create a mechanism for continuous improvements to review and evaluate the effectiveness of educational strategy, and allow for sustainable growth.

Our Team

Lisa Keckich, MS

Executive Director

Lisa has nearly 25 years of client services experience that encompasses roles in CME, association management, business development, strategic planning, marketing, and operations. As Executive Director at ACHL, she leads cross functional teams that collaborate as a focused unit to achieve business goals and drive the evolution of concepts into achievable business strategies. She is responsible for the overall development and implementation of educational activities that support the continuing professional development of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other clinicians.

Prior to ACHL she spent 6 years at DIME, a full service accredited provider and 9 years at SmithBucklin Corporation, as an executive director and consultant serving healthcare associations, including the American Society of Hand Therapists and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. In this capacity, she oversaw the strategic and financial positioning of her client organizations, directed all advocacy and public relations and drove new business development.

Lisa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Denver in Sociology, with minors in biology and business administration, and a Master of Science degree from DePaul University in public service management.

Aminah Abdullah

Sr. Director, Community Relations

Aminah brings over 15 years of nonprofit experience to her role at ACHL. Most recently she was the Director of Community Programs at Susan G. Komen Chicago where she oversaw health education, public policy, advocacy, program, and grants management. She was instrumental in developing a city wide multi-institutional health equity program with the goal to eradicate health disparities in oncology. At ACHL she is responsible for building non-traditional partnerships with a variety of stakeholders and managing On Target, the consultant division of ACHL which assists organizations in optimizing their educational development.

Our Clients

Common challenges our clients experience:

Too many education projects that are not fully aligned with organizational strategy
Too many offerings that are not delivering what members and other learners want
Too many ideas, capabilities and design methodologies without a clear understanding of what drives competitive advantage
Too many decision makers resulting in delayed time to market
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