Winter 2013
Winter 2013
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Message from the President - Winter 2013
Message from Your ACHE Regent - Winter 2013
National News - Winter 2013
Membership - Winter 2013
Programs - Winter 2013
ACHE Education Programs - ACHE Education Calendar and Key West Cluster
Sponsorship - Winter 2013
Chapter News - Winter 2013
Lead by Example: Know the Qualities of a Good Leader
Prep to Present to the C-Suite or the Board
Frequently Asked Questions About ACHE Credentialing
Earn ACHE Qualified Education Credit
ACHE of Central Florida Chapter Student Membership Scholarships
Join the ACHE Official Group on LinkedIn
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)
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ACHECF Officers

President ACHECF
William P. Perno, FACHE
Assistant Vice President, Clinical Integration
Florida Hospital Healthcare System

Chapter Vice-President
Judy Killebrew, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Werbillik, Inc.

Saad Ehtisman, FACHE
Central Florida Health Alliance

Past President
Jan Moysey
Director, Strategic Ventures Group
Florida Hospital

Regent - Eastern Florida
Alex Johnson


Secretary/Treasurer Elect

Amelia Boyd, FACHE
Director Strategic Planning/Business Development, Heath First

Membership Chairperson

Joel Nater
Practice Manager, Orlando Health

Membership Chairperson Elect

Dzuy. K. Vu (Tek)
Patient Experience Senior Analyst, Florida Hospital

Programs Chairperson

Jake Kirchner, DPM, MHSA
Director, Strategy and Business Development
Florida Hospital Kissimmee

Programs Chairperson Elect

Hector M. DeJesus, RN
Patient Safety Officer, Florida Hospital Altamonte

Communications Chairperson

Mari R. Jones
Associate Administrator, St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, HMA

Communications Chairperson Elect

Janell Smith, MSHA, LHRM
Director of Quality and Risk Management, HealthSouth Sea Pines Rehabilitation Hospital

Sponsorship Chairperson


Sponsorship Chair Elect

Sheila Ortiz
Advanced Molecular Imaging and Radiation Therapy, Business Line Manager, Phillips Healthcare

LPC Chairperson

William J. Pfingsten, FACHE
Vice President Ambulatory Services, Central Florida Health Alliance

LPC Chairperson Elect

Christopher Wood
Physician Recruiter, Central Florida Health Alliance

Member At Large

Bernardo Ramirez, MD
Associate Professor, University of Central Florida

Student Representative

John Martin
Assitant Practice Manager, Florida Hospital Centra Care

Administrative Assistant

Kimberly A. Wolff

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    Proposed "Hold the Date" dates for ACHE of CF Events - 2014

    Click HERE for more information

    Social Media and Mobile Health: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

    February 20th, 2014 Thursday 5:45 pm – 8:15 pm
    Tentative Location: Health Central – Gleason Room, Garden Level

    Networking Event: CEO Rounds

    March 20th, 2014 Thursday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Tentative Location: Health First Viera Hospital

    Financial Implications: The Push From Inpatient to Outpatient Care


    Medical Tourism: The Globalization of Healthcare

    April 18th, 2014 Friday 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Tentative Location: Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

     Diversity and Inclusion

    May 22nd, 2014 Thursday 5:45 pm – 8:15 pm
    Tentative Location: Florida Hospital Celebration

    Networking Event: CEO Rounds

    August 14th, 2014 Thursday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Tentative Location: Florida Hospital Orlando – Florida Division Executive Offices

    Career Positioning: Strategically Mapping Your Early Career Development

    September 4th, 2014 Thursday 5:45 pm – 8:15 pm
    Location: University of Central Florida – Alumni Center

    Tentative - The Path to EHR Implementation: Strategies for Success

    October 16th, 2014 Thursday 5:45 pm – 8:15 pm
    Tentative Location: Orlando Magic

    State and Federal Health Reform: The Past, Present and Future

    November 13th, 2014 Thursday 5:45 pm – 8:15 pm
    Tentative Location: Florida Hospital Orlando – Ginsburg Tower

    Please periodically check the ACHE of CF Website for registration information.

    THANK YOU to the following Sponsors of the
    ACHE of Central Florida Chapter for 2013!








    Venue Sponsors

    Orlando Health Heart Institute

    Orlando Health - Heart Institute

    Florida Hospital

    Nemours Children's Hospital

    Health Central

    Health First

    ACHE of Central Florida Chapter appreciates your support of our mission to provide educational, scholarship, and networking opportunities to the healthcare leaders of Central Florida.