Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Summer 2015 Issue
In This Issue
Message from your ACHE Regent, Summer 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
Summer 2015 Calendar of Events
Summer 2015 Education Calendar
Summer 2015 Financial Report
ACHE Diversity Internship Available
MERS: An Emerging Pathogen?
National News - Summer 2015
12 Things Successful Leaders Never Tolerate
Employee Engagement During Conference Calls
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For the October 8-9 Educational Session, what topic interests you most as a health care leader?
Process and Technique of Negotiating, by Chris Laudach
Practical Leadership Strategies in an Age of Change, by Carson Dye
Strategic Planning: From Formulation to Action, by Alan Zuckerman
CHAPTER OFFICERS

 

REGENT
Jen Chahanovich, FACHE
jen.chahanovich@palimomi.org


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


PRESIDENT-ELECT
Art Gladstone, FACHE
art.gladstone@straub.net

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
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
Darlena Chadwick, FACHE
dchadwick@queens.org

 

Message from your ACHE Regent, Summer 2015
Jen Chahanovich, FACHE


Aloha – I am honored and excited to start my term as Regent for the Hawai‘i/Pacific region. I have been involved in the Chapter in various roles over the past 10 years to include Chapter President and have served on many committees.  I have gotten to know many of the Chapter members over the years and I am looking forward to meeting all the new members. Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your Regent for the next three years.

I would like to thank Coral Andrews for serving the past three years as our Regent. She did an outstanding job serving our Chapter. Mahalo for your leadership, Coral!


I attended the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Congress last March – the ACHE 2015 Overview video was showcased for the first time. The video provides an overview of the ACHE mission, values, programs, products and services. You can view the video on line at ACHE.org – I highly recommend this short video. If you were unable to attend Congress, ACHE does offer many other educational opportunities throughout the country in the form of clusters as well as self-study opportunities. I would also like to encourage our members to participate in the Chapter events for networking as well as for educational credits.
 
For 2015, I have established a Regent Advisory Council (RAC) to help guide areas of focus to include education, diversity, and Chapter growth. The RAC members are:


•         Kenneth D. Graham, FACHE
          CEO of North Hawaii Community Hospital
•         Jay E. Kreuzer, FACHE
          CEO of Kona Community Hospital
•         Martha Smith, FACHE
          CEO of Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children
•         Steve Robertson, FACHE
          EVP & CIO for Hawaii Pacific Health


Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns – I look forward to seeing everyone at our next Chapter event on July 13 at the Prince Hotel.

 

Jen Chahanovich, FACHE
808-524-6644   Cell

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Save the Date

Annual Chapter Breakfast

Join us for the annual Chapter breakfast.  Ms. Christine M. Candio, RN, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer at St. Luke's Hospital/MO (ACHE Immediate Past Chairman, 2015-2016) will present:

"Leading Through an Evolving Healthcare Landscape: ACHE Update"

WHEN:  July 13, 2015, 6:30AM - 8:00AM

WHERE:  Hawaii Prince Hotel, Haleakala Room

ACHE members will receive 1.0 Qualified Education Credits! 

 

 

 

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