Statement of Values
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Mission & Vision Statement
Advancing innovation and entrepreneurship in behavioral healthcare by enhancing leadership and strategic connections.
We believe that our collective talents,
knowledge, and experiences can most often produce better results than our
individual efforts and that a network of committed individuals working together
can bring about profound change.
We nurture an atmosphere of personal
and professional trust, sharing, and peer support within our
We provide a culture of inviting
hospitality and high expectation wherein we promote executive education and
encourage continued learning.
Membership in mhca is by invitation only. It is the organization's intent to include in its
network only the highest quality behavioral healthcare organizations in the
mhca is a results-oriented organization that operates in a fast,
flexible, and focused mode. It takes pride in the purposeful and productive
involvement and participation of its members. Because it is composed of members
who share common visions and priorities, mhca is able to quickly determine its
objectives, commit the necessary resources, and accomplish its goals.
Looking Ahead, Preparing for Tomorrow
At the heart
of mhca's purpose and work is a belief that community behavioral health
providers must rise to the challenges presented by a transforming healthcare
delivery system. Members
recognize that major shifts are occurring in demographics, technology, politics,
the economy and organizational frameworks. There is an increasing demand to
contain cost, deliver more efficient and measurable services and engage
employees whose skills and personal/professional investment reflect the
organization's commitment to excellence.
Through their membership in mhca, these organizations are encouraged to learn best practices from each other
and are introduced to top-notch, nationally recognized leaders in management
reform and healthcare delivery. Members regularly examine their corporate vision
and are given tools to anticipate tomorrow's challenges.
work, for tomorrow's promise...with an appreciation for all that yesterday
offered as a foundation of service, mhca stands ready to equip its members to
provide their communities excellent behavioral healthcare in the most
accessible, affordable and accountable form. It is what the public demands. It
is what mhca members expect of themselves.