Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Summer 2014
In This Issue
Message from your ACHE Regent, Summer 2014
Message from the Chapter President
Guam Local Program Council
Recent Chapter Events
Regent Awards
Hawai'i Pacific Chapter Volunteer Award
News from the Education Committee
4th Annual Health IT Summit
Tuition Assistance Waiver Program
Summer 2014 Calendar of Events
Summer 2014 Education Calendar of Events
Summer 2014 Financial Report
Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
Health Care Management Executive MBA Program Recruiting and Program Update
POLST A Step Forward in Advanced Directives and Achieving the Triple Aim
National News - Summer 2014
Rejection-Proof Your Proposal
Avoid Wasted Time to Boost Productivity
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Will you be attending the Hawaii Cluster (Sep15-18, 2014)
Yes, I plan to attend both sessions
Yes, I plan to attend one session
No, it is cost prohibitive
No, I am unable to take time off work
No, I have a schedule conflict
No, I have sufficient face-to-face credits
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CHAPTER OFFICERS

 

REGENT
Coral Andrews, FACHE
andrewsc@hawaii.rr.com


PRESIDENT
Darlena Chadwick, FACHE
dchadwick@queens.org


PRESIDENT-ELECT
Lance Segawa, FACHE
lsegawa1@hhsc.org


CHAIR, GUAM LOCAL PROGRAM COUNCIL
LT Joseph Fromknecht

joseph.fromknecht@med.navy.mil


TREASURER
Gidget Ruscetta, FACHE
gidget.ruscetta@kapiolani.org 

 

SECRETARY
Selma Yamamoto
syamamoto@queens.org
  

 

DIRECTORS
Art Gladstone, FACHE
Art.Gladstone@straub.net

Micah Ewing, MBA
micah.ewing@hawaiipacifichealth.org    

MAJ Charlotte Hildebrand, FACHE
charlotte.l.hildebrand.mil@mail.mil

Lt. John Piccone
john.piconne@med.navy.mil  

Nick Hughey
nhughey@hhsc.org  

Jennifer Dacumos
Jennifer.Dacumos@palimomi.org   
 


STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Stella Laroza
stella.laroza@straub.net  

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Martha Smith, FACHE
Martha.smith@kapiolani.org

 

News from the Education Committee
Commander Robert Rawleigh, FACHE, Medical Service Corps, United States Navy

The Hawaii Chapter Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Annual Conference was held at the Ala Moana Hotel on April 21 & 22.  ACHE members earned 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits during the chapter’s panel discussion on “Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century.”  Mahalo!” to the following leaders from the healthcare industry for providing an excellent presentation and discussion on this topic:

Moderator - Mr. Steve Robertson, Exec VP and CIO, HPH

Panelists:

  • Mr. Money Atwal, CFO/CIO HHSC East Hawaii Region
  • Dr. Whitney Limm, The Queen’s Medical Center
  • Dr. Gerard Livaudais, HPH Executive Director Hawaii Health Partners.

Other ACHE events on the horizon include:

August 14: The Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Annual Breakfast at the Hawaii Prince Hotel starting at 7:00 a.m.  Ms. Diana Smalley (ACHE Immediate Past Chairman) will be the guest speaker during the event.  ACHE members will receive 1.0 ACHE Qualified Education credit for attending the presentation.

September 15-16 and 17-18: ACHE Hawaii Program.  Earn ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits during the two, separate clusters.  Contact ACHE for details and registration requirements.

I would like to say a very warm “mahalo” for allowing me to serve you as the Chair of the Education Committee.  I am also very appreciative of the opportunity to work under the direction of Ms. Jen Chahanovich (CEO Pali Momi Medical Center), Ms. Martha Smith (Immediate Past President Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE and CEO Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children) and Ms. Darlena Chadwick (President Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE and Vice President, Patient Care The Queen’s Medical Center) and alongside the Officers and Directors of the local ACHE Board.  Finally, thank you and welcome to the new members of the Education Committee who are dedicated to developing and implementing future networking and education events:

  • Ms. Bobbie Ornellas, RN Care Coordinator, VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System (Chair)
  • Mr. Lance Segawa, President-Elect Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE and Chief Executive Director of Operations and Planning, HHSC
  • Dr. Natalie Pagoria, Business Analyst, HHIE.

Warm Regards,

Commander Robert Rawleigh, Medical Service Corps, U.S. Navy (FACHE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ACHE Face-to-Face Education Program

It's finally here! The Hawai'i Program is a conference enabling you to obtain up to 24 Face-to-Face education credits toward your FACHE credential!

Hawai'i Program
Location: Hyatt Regency, Honolulu, HI
September 15-18, 2014
Member price:  $1,375; Nonmember $1,575

 

 

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