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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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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

 

Message from your ACHE Regent, Summer 2014
Coral T. Andrews, FACHE

Midyear is upon us and healthcare remains front and center in the national spotlight. There have been Cabinet level leadership changes emerging in our Nation’s Capital that undoubtedly will result in further policy reforms and resultant impact across all facets of the healthcare industry.

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Save the Date

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

 

 

Message from the Chapter President
Darlena Chadwick, MSN, MBA, FACHE

Summer is officially upon us and half the year gone—time is flying by. Read more

Guam Local Program Council
LT Joseph M. Fromknecht, Medical Service Corps, United States Navy, President, Guam Local Program Council

Guam ACHE would like to congratulate Fabrienne Reyes for her selection to the International Liaisons Committee. Read more

Recent Chapter Events
Lieutenant Colonel Tanya Peacock, FACHE, Medical Service Corps, United States Army and Kelly Hardee Wheeler

A Hawaii-Pacific chapter social event took place on Thursday, March 13th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Queens Conference Center. Members who recently passed the exam shared their experiences and assisted members interested in preparing for the BOG exam.

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Regent Awards

CDR Robert Rawleigh, FACHE, Chief Financial Officer, Navy Health Clinic Hawaii received the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Navy Regent’s Award on April 4, 2014.  Read more

Hawai'i Pacific Chapter Volunteer Award
Maj Charlotte Hildebrand

Nominate the Volunteer Award recipient today! Read more

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. Read more

4th Annual Health IT Summit
Holly Iwasaki, Communication & Outreach Specialist, Hawai'i Health Information Exchange
The Hawai‘i Health Information Exchange hosts the 4th annual Health IT Summit on Saturday, July 26, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Read more
Tuition Assistance Waiver Program
Adapted from the ACHE website (edit - use National news version?)

Receive Tuition Assistance to attend the Hawaii Cluster, 15-18 September. Read more

Summer 2014 Calendar of Events
Micah Ewing

The Summer 2014 Calendar of Events for ACHE, Hawai‘i Chapter. Read more

Summer 2014 Education Calendar of Events
Micah Ewing
Educational and credentialling opportunities. Read more
Summer 2014 Financial Report
Gidget DG Ruscetta

I am pleased to report the chapter's financial health continues strong at $35,354.70. Read more

Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
Art Gladstone, FACHE

The Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter would like to recognize and congratulate all new Fellows, recertified Fellows, and new members.  Read more

Health Care Management Executive MBA Program Recruiting and Program Update
Alice Li Hagan, Director, Custom Executive programs, Shidler College of Business

Since we announced our new program in March, the College has received overwhelmingly positive support from the community.  Here are some recruiting highlights:

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POLST A Step Forward in Advanced Directives and Achieving the Triple Aim
Kelly Hardee-Wheeler, MHA, Health Systems Specialist, Enhanced Multi-Service Market Office, Tripler Army Medical Center
Healthcare professionals at the University of Oregon recognized the limitations of traditional healthcare advanced directives, including living wills and the appointments of medical proxies in the early 1990s, which gave birth to the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm Program (POLST). Read more
National News - Summer 2014
Micah Ewing

National News

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Rejection-Proof Your Proposal

If you want your idea to be accepted by your boss, team or organization, you must choose your approach carefully. You can’t control everything that will affect—or prevent—approval.  Read more

Avoid Wasted Time to Boost Productivity

How much time does your organization squander?  My colleagues and I gathered data about time use at one large company and found that people there spent 300,000 hours a year just supporting the weekly executive committee meeting.   Read more

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