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Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Spring Issue
In This Issue
Message from your ACHE Regent, Spring 2015
Message from the Chapter President
Guam Local Program Council
Recent Chapter Events
News from the Education Committee
Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
Spring 2015 Calendar of Events
Spring 2015 Education Calendar
Spring 2015 Financial Report
Reflections on Diversity Within our Chapter
Risk of Infection from Contaminated Duodenoscopes
National News - Spring 2015
Five Methods to Engage a New Employee
Eliminate These Poor Listening Habits
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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, Spring 2015
Coral T. Andrews, FACHE
In a February 14, 2014 article, Forbes Magazine focused on "How High Performing Companies Motivate Their People." In an era where transparency is informing the way that care is delivered, so too, organizations are evolving in transparency and employee input as a way of fostering loyalty, motivation and performance excellence within their organizational culture.  High performing companies found that there were four key areas which contributed to organizational success. They include career development, empowerment, rewards/recognition, and leadership.

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Save the Date

Spring Chapter Mingle

We will be having a chapter social event in May.  Stay tuned for more information on this event and take advantage of this opportunity to get to know your chapter officers and members.  Please feel free to bring a colleague who might be interested in joining our Chapter!  

Hawaii Financial Management Association (HFMA) Annual Conference

April 9-10 at the Ala Moana Hotel.  Focus is on the Affordable Care Act and Leadership into the future.  More details at www.hawaiihfma.org


 

 

Message from the Chapter President
Gidget Ruscetta, RN, BSN, MBA, FACHE

I am thrilled to be your 2015 Chapter President and look forward to meeting each of you as we move forward throughout the year ahead. Read more

Guam Local Program Council
Lieutenant Joseph M. Fromknecht, USN and John Taitano

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
Kelly Wheeler

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Services conducted a week-long Medical Executive Skills Course (MedXecellence) for military Healthcare leaders in Hawaii.   Read more

News from the Education Committee
Kelly Hardee Wheeler and LTC Hugh McLean

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

Spring 2015 Calendar of Events
Micah Ewing

The Spring 2015 Calendar of Events for ACHE, Hawaii Chapter. Read more

Spring 2015 Education Calendar

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

Spring 2015 Financial Report
Selma Yamamoto

The financial performance remains strong as we end our first quarter of 2015.

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Reflections on Diversity Within our Chapter
MAJ Charlotte Hildebrand, FACHE
Dramatically shifting demographics within the U.S. population affect communities across the nation—large and small alike—and compel health care leaders to ask questions: Read more
Risk of Infection from Contaminated Duodenoscopes
Richard Giardina RN, MPH, CIC

A relatively new superbug has emerged as a fatal pathogen associated with contaminated endoscopes.  Read more

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National News - Spring 2015

The Spring 2015, Quarter 1 National News, from ACHE.org. Read more

Five Methods to Engage a New Employee
Richard Giardina
According to PwC Saratoga’s Human Capital Effectives Report 2013/14, 22 percent of new employees leave within their first year.  Successfully engaging a new hire increases retention rates and can go a long way to increasing employee engagement. Read more
Eliminate These Poor Listening Habits
Richard Giardina

To be successful in the workplace, it is imperative to be a strong listener.  Listening enables leaders to not only take in information objectively before analyzing the information and using it to make decisions, but also to show respect to the person speaking.  If the below habits sound familiar, work to eliminate them.

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