Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Summer 2013
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Message from the Regent
Message from the Chapter President
Recent Chapter Events
News from the Education Committee
Summer Calendar of Events
Obtaining your FACHE Credential
Education Calendar of Events
Spring 2013 Financial Report
New Fellows, Recertified Fellows and New Members
Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Leadership Development Program
National News - Summer 2013
Other National News
Focus on Professional Growth
Avoid Complacency in Presentations
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)
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Coral Andrews, FACHE

Martha Smith, FACHE

Darlena Chadwick

LCDR Daren Verhulst, FACHE

Steve Robertson, FACHE

Art Gladstone, FACHE

LTC Tanya Peacock, FACHE

LCDR Robert Rawleigh

Lance Segawa, FACHE

Jennifer Dacumos

Jen Chahanovich, FACHE

Recent Chapter Events
Lieutenant Colonel Tanya Peacock, Medical Service Corps, United States Army and First Lieutenant Megan Potter, Medical Service Corps, United States Navy

Healthcare Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

April 15, 2013

The Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE collaborated with the Hawaii Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association to hold a panel discussion on developing mentoring and coaching skills. The session focused upon a multi-faceted program instituted by Hawaii Pacific Health to broaden critical thinking, collaboration, and leadership skills of key leaders and staff. Martha Smith, FACHE, CEO, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, served as the moderator. Panelists included Raquel Hicks Craven, Hawaii Pacific Health; Gail Lerch, Hawaii Pacific Health; and Kenneth Robbins, MD, Hawaii Pacific Health. Attendees received 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face education credits.  


Victoria Ong Mizumoto, President, Hawaii Chapter o
the Healthcare Financial Management Association with
Martha Smith, President, Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of the
American College of Healthcare Executives


Military ACHE member gathering at the USS Missouri

April 26, 2013

In the spirit of collaboration and partnership, a group of military and U.S. government civilian healthcare professionals gathered on board the USS Missouri (BB-63) to discuss continuing education, themes from the recent ACHE Congress in Chicago, and opportunities for professional development within the local chapter. LCDR Robert Rawleigh opened the meeting with administrative remarks and an overview of the previous military sessions. LT Meg Potter gave a brief presentation on her experience at the 2013 ACHE Congress in Chicago including excerpts from the main presentations, recommended reading, and resume editing information. The meeting closed with a short networking session, input from the members on the survey for upcoming educational topics, and announcement of the chapter scholarship fund program.

Authors Note: This session is the latest in an ongoing series organized by LCDR Robert Rawleigh of Naval Health Clinic Hawaii. Special thanks to the USS Missouri Military Liaison staff.


Mixer at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children

May 21, 2013

Approximately 25 members of the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE attended a mixer held at the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. Members had the opportunity to enjoy refreshments, speak to board members, and get to know one another better. Many thanks to the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children for sponsoring the event.

 Brigadier General Dennis Doyle, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical
Command & Tripler Army Medical Center and Major Eli Lozano,
Army-Baylor Resident & 70B Deputy Consultant to the Surgeon General
were among the attendees at the mixer


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ACHE Annual Chapter Breakfast (1.5 credits)
Hawai'i Prince Hotel
July 17, 2013, 7:00AM - 8:00AM

ACHE Military Luncheon (Tentative)
Location TBD
July 25, 2013, 12:00 noon - 1:30PM 

ACHE / HIMSS Panel Discussion (1.5 credits)
Location: TBD
September 12, 2013, 11:30AM - 1:00PM

ACHE Military Luncheon (Tentative)
Location: TBD
October 31, 2013, 12:00 noon - 1:30PM

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