About Us

MHCEA – Missouri Health Care Executive Assistants

We are: An organization that promotes and enhances the value and professional excellence of its members by providing the opportunities for education, networking and recognition through innovation, collaboration and by advocating health care.
Our Membership: Membership as of August 2022 is over 197. 
Our objectives:
  • To be the membership association of choice in Missouri for healthcare executive assistants, administrative assistants, administrative coordinators and executive secretaries in all health-related organizations.
  • To be the premier professional and educational resource inspiring its members to positively impact the delivery of quality health care in the Missouri communities they serve.
Our values:
  • The individual worth of our members by responding to their professional needs and opinions.
  • The ability to embrace and promote the importance of our members’ role in health care leadership and management.
  • The diversity of members’ talents and expertise.
  • The need for innovative products and services to respond to the changing needs of our members.
  • The relationship with MHCEA and MHA and the collaborative partnership between members and staff.
  • The ability to recognize the necessity to contribute to the health and well-being of the Missouri communities we serve.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the success of our members as health care professionals.
Our benefits as members:
  • Networking – Interact with colleagues, gain assistance and advice from others’ experiences, build lasting friendships.
  • Opportunities to attend educational conferences featuring nationally renowned speakers.
  • Opportunity to participate in four to five MHCEA Webinars per year at no charge.
  • District meetings where you will meet with colleagues in your area of the state to discuss health care and administrative issues and build relationships.
  • Gaining leadership skills in a peer group setting by serving as an officer or chair of a committee on both state and national levels.
  • Publications that keep you informed including newsletters containing information important to your career and feature stories about your fellow members, as well as updates about the latest in health care industry news.
  • Access to surveys and reports as they relate to current health care and Executive Assistant issues.
  • Optional Dual Membership with AHCAP (Association of Healthcare Administrative Professionals national organization). Benefits of dual membership with AHCAP include:
  • Certified Health Care Administrative Professional designation through online educational courses.
  • Increased networking opportunities on a national level.
  • Additional opportunities for leadership growth, enabling members to serve on national committees and on the AHCAP Advisory Council.
  • Opportunities to share best practices with other members of AHCAP across the nation.
  • Opportunities to participate in AHCAP webinars are no charge.
  • Notations and alerts on-line (AHCAP member newsletter).
  • Increased awareness of being part of a professional group, enhancing our positions with our executives.
  • For additional information on AHCAP benefits, please visit their website at www.ahcap.org
Our community contribution:

At the State Level: Each year at our annual conference, a not-for-profit organization is chosen for those in attendance to assist as desired. Conference attendees will bring items to donate or offer financial assistance to the Charity of Choice. Some of those chosen in the past have been:

  • Hire Attire in Sedalia, MO
  • Haven House of Poplar Bluff, MO
  • Harmony House Family Violence Center, Springfield, MO.
  • Charities of Mid-Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • Lydia’s House, St. Louis, MO.
  • YMCA, St. Joseph, MO.

Members are welcomed and encouraged to submit:
District Information
MHCEA Photos
Webpage suggestions etc.

All submissions will be reviewed and approved by the MHCEA Board before publishing

Please click here to submit information