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Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Fall 2014
In This Issue
Message from your ACHE Regent, Fall 2014
Message from the Chapter President
Guam Local Program Council
Recent Chapter Events
Chapter Awards
News from the Education Committee
Fall 2014 Calendar of Events
Fall 2014 Education Calendar
Fall 2014 Financial Report
Understanding Your Leadership Style
The Importance of Diversity within Healthcare Leadership
7 Common Credibility Blind Spots
Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
National News - Fall 2014
Many thanks to our Sponsors!
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)
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CHAPTER OFFICERS

 

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


PRESIDENT
Darlena Chadwick, FACHE
dchadwick@queens.org


PRESIDENT-ELECT
Gidget Ruscetta, FACHE
gidget.ruscetta@kapiolani.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, Fall 2014
Coral T. Andrews, FACHE

The landscape across the healthcare industry continues to take shape at a rapid pace.  Daily, there are alerts announcing new integrations, partnerships, and alliances that focus on goals associated with increasing market share, gaining efficiencies, diversifying portfolios, and leveraging shared resources to achieve overall improvement in health outcomes and consumer experiences.   Whether you are an emerging leader, seasoned leader, or Corporate Board member, ACHE seeks to position you with the knowledge necessary to lead through these and other changes. 

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Save the Date

ACHE Face-to-Face Panel Discussion: Diversity

On November 19 at 6PM, there will be a panel discussion on the topic of Diversity.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to network and discuss the Diversity issue with CEOs and a Chief Diversity Officer nationally recognized in their fields. 

ACHE Hawai'i Diversity Panel Discussion
Location: Tripler Army Medical Center
November 19, 2014, 6:00PM
1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Credits

 

 

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

We have had a very successful quarter, ripe with many educational and networking activities.  Read more

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

The Guam Local Program Council continues to make strides with the ACHE program in providing membership, networking, and educational and leadership development opportunities for healthcare professionals in Guam. Read more

Recent Chapter Events
Micah Ewing, MBA and Gidget Ruscetta, FACHE

The Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE hosted our annual breakfast event at the Hawai'i Prince Hotel for 1.5 qualified education credits on August 14.  Ms. Diana Smalley, regional president of Mercy, Oklahoma and Immediate Past Chairman of ACHE presented very motivational talk on her experiences in healthcare leadership entitled, "For the Love of Healthcare."  Read more

Chapter Awards
Kelly Hardee Wheeler, Micah Ewing

Art Ushijima, FACHE, President & CEO Queen's Health System and Gidget Ruscetta, VP and COO of KMCWC receive the ACHE Healthcare Executive Regent's Award Read more

News from the Education Committee
Bobbie Ornellas, Immediate Past Chair, Education Committee

Chapter educational opportunities continue to be numerous with a bright future ahead! Read more

Fall 2014 Calendar of Events
Micah Ewing

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

Fall 2014 Education Calendar

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

Fall 2014 Financial Report
Gidget DG Ruscetta

The financial performance remains strong moving into the second half of 2014. Read more

Understanding Your Leadership Style
adapted from Glenn Gutek's article "Briefings Bonus"
Understanding the way you lead is critical to success, and knowing that effective leadership for one team or field might not translate to another team or field is equally important. The complexity of the marketplace has prompted the importance of knowing your leadership style and discerning the style to which a team will easily respond. Read more
The Importance of Diversity within Healthcare Leadership
Maj Charlotte L. Hildebrand, FACHE, Deputy Commander of Administration, US Army
As the professional membership society for healthcare executives, ACHE embraces diversity within the healthcare management field and formally recognizes that priority as both an ethical and business imperative. In general, diversity and initiatives that promote diversity improve the quality of the organization's workforce. Read more
7 Common Credibility Blind Spots
Cara Hale Alter from "Briefings Bonus"
Some poor behaviors can be unintentional, but have the potential to derail your image.  Being aware of these is critical, and once you identify them there are simple steps to eliminate these blind spots.  In a hypercompetitive business world, the time to do that is now. Read more
Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
Art Gladstone, FACHE

The Hawai'i Pacific Chapter continues to grow membership and show consistent progress towards FACHE credentialling. 

We would like to recognize and congratulate all new Fellows, recertified Fellows, and new members.  Read more

National News - Fall 2014
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Many thanks to our Sponsors!
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