The AHA's Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development has chosen as its 2016 president-elect Ruth Padilla Portacci, principal of Healthcare Strategy Partners in Nashville, TN. Portacci will become president of the organization in 2017. The society also elected three new board members to three-year terms. The AHA personal membership group serves more than 4,000 health care strategic planning, marketing, public relations, communications and physician relations professionals. For more on the elections, click here.