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American College of Healthcare Executives
Chapter Quarterly E-newsletter November 23, 2009
In This Issue

Putting People at the Center of Design - Fall Event
Message from the President - Fall 2009
December 14, 2009: The Future of Healthcare - Transformational Forces Reshaping the American Hospital Field
ACHE Regent's Awards at FHA Annual ACHE Dinner
News and FYI
Join the ACHE Official Group on LinkedIn
Earn 1.5 ACHE Category I education credits
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)


Links

ACHE Home Page
ACHE Career Resources
HFMA Florida Chapter (Healthcare Financial Management Association)
FHA (Florida Hospital Association)
HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society)
Central Florida Message Board


Chapter Officers

President
Keith Lundquist, FACHE

Vice President
Bobby McCullough

Secretary/Treasurer
Karl Hodges, FACHE

Board Members
Lonnie Cahoon
Timothy P. Menton, FACHE
Kenneth Peach, FACHE
Sandra L. Randolph, FACHE
Putting People at the Center of Design - Fall Event

Kent Lawson, Health + Wellness Practice Lead at IDEO -- an international design-innovation firm, was the speaker at the American College of Healthcare Executives of Central Florida educational event held on October 28th in Orlando.  He challenged about 60 participants during his presentation, "Human-Centered Design Innovation: Putting people at the CENTER of everything you do," to get out of what he termed “the middle ground” to do some serious design thinking to create processes and facility designs around how users work.
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December 14, 2009 

7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

ACHE of Central Florida presents:

The Future of Healthcare - Transformational Forces Reshaping the American Hospital Field

A confluence of powerful forces is presently at work reshaping the face of healthcare in the US. This presentation will review the twelve most significant factors transforming hospitals and discuss the implications for future strategy and management direction.

Among the topics to be reviewed will be developments in the physician sector, technology, payment, competition, information technology, demand, transparency, workforce issues, the economy, government policy and regulation, demographics and facility matters

 

Stephen D. Gelineau

Stephen Gelineau is senior vice president at Cambridge ( Mass.) Research Institute. He has extensive healthcare consulting and hospital management experience at an academic medical center, a hospital system and several freestanding community hospitals. His consulting work has focused on the strategy development and execution needs of healthcare organizations throughout the United States.



Message from the President - Fall 2009
Keith Lundquist

While attending last month’s ACHE Chapter Leaders’ Conference in Chicago, one theme that I heard was the need for chapters to be solutions-oriented.  Yes, ACHE and hopefully our local Central Florida chapter, should offer great programming, networking opportunities and career development, but beyond that we should be known for providing real-world solutions for our members.  For instance, educational events should be ones that offer not just information and engagement, but the content should also be applicable to day-to-day or strategic challenges you face in your job and in your organization.

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December 14, 2009: The Future of Healthcare - Transformational Forces Reshaping the American Hospital Field

REGISTER NOW!

YES      No

December 14, 2009  

7:15 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.

Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

A confluence of powerful forces is presently at work reshaping the face of healthcare in the US. This presentation will review the twelve most significant factors transforming hospitals and discuss the implications for future strategy and management direction.   Read More

ACHE Regent's Awards at FHA Annual ACHE Dinner

ACHE Regent's Awards were presented to Florida ACHE members at the FHA Annual Meeting ACHE Dinner in Orlando on September 30, 2009. Recipients were Amy Abbot, Craig Schwamm, Ken Peach for Senior Level and Johathan Perin for Early Career. The awards were bestowed by Kevin DiLallo, ACHE’s Regent for Florida – Eastern and CEO of Wellington Regional Medical Center, Wellington FL.   Read More

News and FYI

A recent publication from the California Health Foundation offers an update on price transparency:

The Limited Effects of Transparency 

"Traditional economics says greater price transparency leads to less price variation. A Center for Studying Health System Change report of hospitals and freestanding medical facilities in New Hampshire challenges that notion."

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Join the ACHE Official Group on LinkedIn

The ACHE Official Group on LinkedIn exclusively for ACHE affiliates ...  Read More

Earn 1.5 ACHE Category I education credits

Earn 1.5 ACHE Category I education credits
Save on travel costs …participate from your home or office by phone and online

Obtain timely information on critical issues facing your organization. Convenient and economical, ACHE webinars are 90-minute interactive presentations through the internet and phone for a live program that allows for real-time conversations with faculty.

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