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Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Spring 2014
In This Issue
Message from your ACHE Regent, Spring 2014
Message from the Chapter President
Guam Local Program Council
Recent Chapter Events
Regent Awards presented to Martha B. Smith, FACHE, CEO
News from the Education Committee
Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE partners with the Shidler College of Business
Shidler College of Business launches Distance Learning Executive MBA Health Care Management Program
Spring 2014 Calendar of Events
Spring 2014 Education Calendar
Spring 2014 Financial Report
Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
National News - Spring 2014
Got Measles?
Hospitals and healthcare organizations throughout Hawai‘i and the rest of the nation are feeling the effects of a normal saline (NS) shortage.
Military Health System (MHS) Governance Reform and the Establishment of the Enhanced Multi-Service Market (eMSM) Hawaii
Many thanks to our Sponsors!
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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
LCDR Daren Verhulst, FACHE
Daren.Verhulst@fe.navy.mil  


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

 

SECRETARY
Selma Yamamoto
syamamoto@queens.org
  

 

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

LTC Tanya Peacock, FACHE
peacock4@hawaii.edu  

CDR Robert Rawleigh, FACHE
Robert.Rawleigh@med.navy.mil  

Micah Ewing, MBA
micah.ewing@hawaiipacifichealth.org    

Major 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, Spring 2014
Coral T. Andrews, FACHE

March has just past and spring is in the air. March signified the beginning of a new ACHE “year” as the Congress on Healthcare Leadership commenced, typically over spring break.

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Save the Date

ACHE Qualified Education Program (1.5 face-to-face credits)
Location: Ala Moana Hotel
HFMA Annual Conference Panel Discussion
April 21
, 2014, 3PM - 4PM 


"Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century"

With the tumultuous and changing landscape in the healthcare industry, physician and hospital integration is paramount.  Come participate and hear from successful leaders on this topic. 

 

 

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

Aloha Everyone,

We have some very exciting things happening in our chapter and I want to mention a few. We had the very successful meeting with Ian Lazarus speaking on total quality management and six-sigma, he is an outstanding speaker and we had great attendance.

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

An election was held in January to select the Guam Local Program Council (LPC) leadership for 2014. Please welcome the new leadership.  Read more

Recent Chapter Events
Lieutenant Colonel Hugh McLean Jr., FACHE; Lieutenant Colonel Tanya Peacock, FACHE; Gidget Ruscetta, and Micah Ewing

The Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE hosted an event for 1.5 qualified education credits on February 6, 2014. Mr. Ian Lazarus, managing partner at Creative Healthcare (CHC) in San Diego, provided an interactive session regarding “Lean, Six Sigma and Culture Change: Ingredients for Success in the New Era of Reform” at the Queens Conference Center, Honolulu, HI. 

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Regent Awards presented to Martha B. Smith, FACHE, CEO

Martha B. Smith, FACHE, CEO Kapiolani Medical Center receives Healthcare Executive Award  Read more

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

Chapter education/networking opportunities are off to a very strong start in 2014. Read more

V. Vance Roley, Dean, Shidler College of Business
Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE partners with the Shidler College of Business
Lieutenant Colonel Tanya Peacock, FACHE, Medical Service Corps, United States Army
According to the official policy position of the American College of Healthcare Executives (2013), “a graduate degree is a minimum requirement for entry to executive healthcare management.” Graduate degrees in healthcare administration are of varying quality. Read more
Shidler College of Business launches Distance Learning Executive MBA Health Care Management Program
Alice Li Hagan, Director, Custom Executive programs, Shidler College of Business

 Learn about the Distance Learning Executive MBA in Health Care Management Program. Read more

Spring 2014 Calendar of Events
Micah Ewing

The Spring 2014 Calendar of Events for ACHE, Hawaii Chapter. Read more

Spring 2014 Education Calendar

Spring 2014 Education Calendar of Events.  Get your FACHE credits! Read more

Spring 2014 Financial Report
Gidget DG Ruscetta

What a great start to 2014!! 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

National News - Spring 2014
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Got Measles?
Richard G Giardina, RN, MPH, CIC, Quality and Infection Control Coordinator- KMCWC

Got Measles? What to do when a measles exposure occurs at your facility!  Read more

Hospitals and healthcare organizations throughout Hawai‘i and the rest of the nation are feeling the effects of a normal saline (NS) shortage.
by William "Bill" Richter, RN; Authorized for reprint by Toby Clairmont, RN, CHEP, Introduction submitted by Jen Dacumos, PharmD, MBA

 Keeping you the Healthcare Reader Informaed: CURRENT STATUS REGARDING NORMAL SALINE SHORTAGE Read more

Military Health System (MHS) Governance Reform and the Establishment of the Enhanced Multi-Service Market (eMSM) Hawaii
Art Wallace, FACHE, Special Assistant for Asia-Pacific Affairs, Navy Medicine West
During the past 66 years, there have been 18 commissions or studies commissioned by either Congress or the Department of Defense (DoD) that have evaluated the Military Healthcare System (MHS).  Read more
Many thanks to our Sponsors!
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