American College of Healthcare Executives
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In This Issue

Andre Hines, Executive Director of Crossroads Center, Completes Doctoral Program
Recognize Prejudgments That Can Cloud Your Decisions
Turn Arguments into Positive Encounters
President's Message
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Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA)
ACHE Job Bank

Chapter Officers

Bruce W. Johnson, DHA, FACHE

James H. Brooks, Jr., FACHE

Lt Col David V. Gill, FACHE

Immediate Past President
Michelle E. Calvin-Casey, FACHE

Board of Directors
Dawn M. Carman. FACHE
Edward H. Lamb, FACHE
Victor J. Rosenbaum, FACHE
Michael Powers, FACHE
Christopher Galloway
Debbi Lehner, FACHE
Andre Hines, Executive Director of Crossroads Center, Completes Doctoral Program
by Bruce Johnson, AHEN President and Jim Brooks, AHEN President-Elect

Andre serves as the Executive Director of Crossroads Medical Center in Glennallen, Alaska.  She recently completed her Doctorate from Central Michigan University.  A benefit of her academic program was that she was allowed to retain her position while gaining the educational credential.  This approach adds depth of the best practices of industry and academia.  Andre has been an energetic, dynamic executive to serve in a leadership role in Alaska Healthcare and attain her additional education goals. 

Andre has devoted great work to the Alaska Primary Care Services.  She also was recently honored in her community website in the July 2009, as follows:

Ruralite article July 2009.pdf

She is active participant in the Alaska Chapter of ACHE.  Here is her brief biography, as follows:

André Hines DHA, Chief Executive Officer  André Hines has been with Cross Road Medical Center (CRMC) as Chief Executive Officer for over 3 ½ years, following 16 years of service  in mental health, family and support services and community health. In addition, André has worked in the areas of holistic health and program outreach. During her career, she has worked in Circle Family Health Center, Miles Square Health Center, South Lawndale Health Center and Centro de Salud Esperanza before joining CRMC. She was appointed as Project Leader in the development of Saint Anthony Hospital’s primary care health center and specialty clinic.  Both projects were completed within timeline and at a cost savings of $70,000.  André has distinguished credentials which include completing her Doctorate in Health Administration at Central Michigan University in May 2009.  She received her Masters Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Health Care in 1986 and a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration at Roosevelt University.  Other activities include:   Alaska Primary Care Association (APCA)  President 2009; Alaska Primary Care Association Vice-President 2007-2008; recipient of the APCA Steelhead Award in 2008; Board of Directors of the National Christian Community Health Fellowship; Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives; and Member of the Alaska Healthcare Executives Network.

What a tremendous achievement!   Please join us congratulaing Andre on this achievement.  

Next Article

ACHE Cluster Education Opportunity in Anchorage, Alaska (   Hotel Captain Cook 

August 10-11   Understanding and Influencing Physician Behavior:  The Strategic Imperative

August 12-13   Comprehensive Leadership for Senior - Level Executives

September 8-11   Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Annual Conference with Alaska Healthcare Executives Network Educational Events      "Staying the Course - Health Reform Year 2"    Soldotna, Alaska

Here is the link: Save The Date - PC.pdf



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