Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Fall 2018 Vol. 3
In This Issue
Messages from Chapter Leadership
Message from the Regent
Message from the Chapter President
Article of Interest
Sales Representatives in Healthcare: Partnering to fill a need for Healthcare Organizations
Calendars and Recent Events
ACHE 2018 Fall Social Event
Calendar of Events
Calendar of Educational Events
News & Committee Updates
News from the Education Committee
Student Corner
Membership Report: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
ACHE Resources
ACHE National News
Career Corner
Disclaimers/Sponsors
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CHAPTER OFFICERS

   

 

REGENT
Gidget Ruscetta, FACHE
gidget.ruscetta@palimomi.org

PRESIDENT
Micah Ewing, MBA, FACHE
micah.ewing@hawaiipacifichealth.org


IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Nick Hughey, RN, MBA, FACHE 
nhughey@wcchc.com


CHAIR, GUAM LOCAL COUNCIL
Chuck Tanner, FACHE
chuck.tanner88@gmail.com


TREASURER
Suzie So-Miyahira
suzie.so-miyahira@kapiolani.org

SECRETARY
Emiline LaWall, MA
emiline.lawall@hawaiipacifichealth.org



COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Josh Carpenter | Education
Josh.Carpenter@trane.com

Sally Belles | Communications
sally.belles@hawaiihealthpartners.org

Bobbie Ornellas, FACHE | Diversity
bornellas001@hawaii.rr.com 

Nick Hughey, FACHE | Sponsorship
nhughey@wcchc.com


DIRECTORS

Travis Clegg
cleggtl@ah.org 

Andrew Giles
andrew.t.giles@kp.org

Laura Bonilla
laurab@kapiolani.org

Ryan Sutherland
ryansuth55@gmail.com

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

Denise Della
ddella@wcchc.com



News & Committee Updates
News from the Education Committee
Josh Carpenter, Education Committee Chair

Aloha Hawai’i-Pacific Chapter!

This year is proving to be a busy one filled with a variety of education offerings. ACHE's 2018 Congress on Healthcare Leadership recently wrapped-up followed by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Conference. ACHE/AONE 2018 Annual Conference - Leadership in Action will be held for a single day this year on Friday, November 9 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.  In August our chapter held our first On-Location ACHE Education Program with well over 30 participants for both days which provided a total opportunity of 12 Face to Face Credits for our members.

Next up on the agenda for this year we will be partnering with AONE and the HSCN to hold our annual Leadership in Action conference at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.  As part of our efforts to coordinate the event we will also be sponsoring a panel presentation titled Strategies for a Committed and Engaged Workforce, moderated by Dr. Michael Frisina and paneled by Mimi Harris and Raquel Hicks.  Dr. Frisina will also be the opening Keynote Speaker this year and will speak to Leading the Brain to Higher Levels of Performance.  The conference is scheduled for November 9th and will be a one day event.  I encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to network with our colleagues statewide, listen to some engaging national and local speakers and mix and mingle in the afternoon at one of Hawaii's premier resorts.

If you have any recommendations for future events, please reach out to one of our education committee co-chairs! Contact information is provided at the bottom of this article.

Advancement to Fellow Local Study Options:

A key part of our Chapter Mission is to not only grow active members, but also to support the advancement to Fellow as well. Bottom line: we are here to support you! 

To meet this end, in 2016, our chapter purchased three sets of the Board of Governors (BOG) Exam Study set as found on the ache.org website (a $240 value). We currently have them staged at Wilcox Medical Center (Kauai), Queens Medical Center (Oahu) and Hawaii Pacific Health (Oahu). Recently, we received a donation set available for us at Kaiser Medical Center! To sign-out for usage, you simply have to be a current member of ACHE, a member in our Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter, and be eligible (or near eligible) to test for the BOG Exam. Simply send me an email and I will connect you with the right POC. Direct POC information will be posted on our website soon! 

NOTE: If any other member wishes to donate or share their books with ACHE Hawai’i-Pacific members, please contact me anytime. 

Advance to Fellow/Recertification Reminders:

Education Requirements are 36 credit hours (12 Face-to-Face & 24 Qualified Education Credits), every three years if recertifying.

Below are some direct ACHE links to make your advancement to fellow a whole lot easier:

As always, the education committee seeks energetic, detail-oriented individuals to help create, coordinate and/or volunteer at events. If interested, let us know!

With regards,

Jerome Flores
Co-Chair, Education Committee
Email: jeromeF@maunalani.org

Josh Carpenter
Chair, Education Committee 
Phone: (808) 220-2078
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