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Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Winter 2014
In This Issue
Message from your ACHE Regent, Winter 2014
Message from the Chapter President
Guam Local Program Council
Recent Chapter Events
News from the Education Committee
Healthcare Finance - For Non-Financial Healthcare Executives and Managers
Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
Winter 2014 Calendar of Events
Winter 2014 Education Calendar
Fall 2014 Financial Report
Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Competence A Review of the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Panel Discussion
Preparing for Ebola: Essential Elements for Health Care Facilities
National News - Winter 2014
The Secrets to Career Fulfillment
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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
Selma Yamamoto
syamamoto@queens.org 


SECRETARY
Natalie Pagoria
npagoria@hawaiihie.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, Winter 2014
Coral T. Andrews, FACHE

The Annual ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership is scheduled for March 16-19, 2015 in Chicago and registration is now open.  This year's theme is "Healthcare in Motion:  Leadership Center Stage." Congress provides a great opportunity for banking your continuing education credits while also providing for robust networking whether you are a seasoned executive or early careerist.  There's something for everyone.

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Save the Date

UH Shidler College of Business Healthcare Finance Course

Take advantage of a unique opportunity to have a deep dive into healthcare finance!  For more information please go to the following link:  http://www.shidler.hawaii.edu/programs/executive/healthcare

Keiko B. Shimazu
kshimazu@hawaii.edu
(808) 956-7039

 

 

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

We had some very exciting things happen in our chapter this year. I want to thank our outstanding board, sponsors, and members! This year flew by and as I reflect we had an outstanding ACHE year!

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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
Hugh McLean & Kelly Wheeler

The Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE hosted a panel discussion with distinguished guest speakers with the topic of Diversity & Inclusion in health care. Read more

News from the Education Committee
Hugh McLean & Kelly Wheeler

Educational opportunities are local and national and include online webinar and seminar options. Read more

Healthcare Finance - For Non-Financial Healthcare Executives and Managers
Micah Ewing
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa Shidler College of Business is offering a valuable and timely course in healthcare finance, supportive of a busy professional schedule. 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

Winter 2014 Calendar of Events
Micah Ewing

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

Winter 2014 Education Calendar

Fall 2014 Education Calendar of Events.  Take advantage of numerous educational opportunities! Read more

Fall 2014 Financial Report
Selma Yamamoto

The financial performance remains strong closing out 2014. Read more

Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Competence A Review of the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Panel Discussion
Kelly Wheeler, Health System Specialist, Hawaii Military Health System
Many experts believe that embracing diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency will lead to increased access to quality care for all patient populations and can be a business strategy to attract new patients and market share.   Read more
Preparing for Ebola: Essential Elements for Health Care Facilities
Richard Giardina RN, MPH, CIC
The past few months have presented the US health care system with new and perhaps daunting challenges when faced with the emergence of an often fatal infectious disease.  This is not the first outbreak of Ebola in history; however, it is the first time its impact has reached the dinner table with such fervor. Read more
National News - Winter 2014
Micah Ewing
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The Secrets to Career Fulfillment
Come Monday morning, employees can yearn for the upcoming weekend and feel unmotivated and unhappy. However, research shows having a positive attitude about the week can greatly increase the success level and feeling of content for employees. Read more
Many thanks to our Sponsors!
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