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Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Winter 2018 Vol. 4
In This Issue
Messages from Chapter Leadership
Message from the Regent
Message from the Chapter President
Diversity
Diversity and Delivery of Healthcare Services: A Journey
Articles of Interest
Sales Representatives in Healthcare: Partnering to fill a need for Healthcare Organizations
The Importance of Laboratory Test Utilization Management
Ask-an-Exec
Calendars and Recent Events
2018 Leadership in Action Conference
Calendar of Events
Calendar of Educational Events
News & Committee Updates
News from the Education Committee
News from the Guam Local Program Chapter
Student Corner
Membership Report: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
ACHE Resources
ACHE National News
Career Corner
Disclaimers/Sponsors
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)
Thank you to all our Sponsors for 2018!
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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



Messages from Chapter Leadership
Message from the Regent

Fall/Winter 2018 Wrap-up: The Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter is committed to its members, checkout the "New Member Engagement Tookit," and registration is open for Congress 2019. Read more

Save the Date

Register Now

 

 

 

Message from the Chapter President

Chapter President, Micah Ewing reflects on 2018 events and inspires our future chapter leaders to get involved. Read more

Diversity
Diversity and Delivery of Healthcare Services: A Journey
Barbara Ornellas, RN, BSN, MSA, FACHE

Healthcare service delivery is complex and ever-evolving. Patient-centered medicine and a population-health based approach requires attentiveness to the uniqueness of each patient and their families. Ensuring diversity in the workforce is a challenge facing healthcare organizations as they strive to meet the needs of the patient populations they serve. Read more

Articles of Interest
Sales Representatives in Healthcare: Partnering to fill a need for Healthcare Organizations
Kenny Morris, MBA-HCM

Kenny Morris is a medical sales representative based in Honolulu covering the Hawaiian Islands.  A recent graduate of the University of Hawaii Shidler School of Business MBA in Healthcare Management, Kenny seeks to leverage his background and unique perspective on the industry to optimize the way medical sales representatives and healthcare organizations interact for the benefit of patients everywhere. Read more

The Importance of Laboratory Test Utilization Management
Kristen Croom, MLS(ASCP), MB(ASCP)
Advanced payment models and the push by the federal government to tie reimbursement to quality measures and outcomes has put a spotlight on laboratory test utilization.  Kristen Croom, Director of Pathology, Clinical Laboratory, and Molecular Services at The Queen's Medical Center examines the focus on the laboratory to ensure lab testing is appropriate for the patient.  Read more
Ask-an-Exec
Sally M Belles, MBA/HCM, RDN, CDE
Hawai'i ACHE Chapter members and executive leaders, Dr. Gerard Livaudais and Travis Clegg share how their organizations are charting new territory and innovating under the Payment Transformation (PT) Reimbursement Model. Read more
Calendars and Recent Events
2018 Leadership in Action Conference
Josh Carpenter, Education Committee Chair

The Hawaii Chapter of ACHE continues to provide and partner with other organizations to deliver premier educational events such as the 2018 Leadership in Action Conference. Read more

Calendar of Events

Calendar of events Read more

Calendar of Educational Events

Upcoming Calendar of Educational Events Read more

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

2018 proved to be an exciting and busy year filled with a variety of education offerings.  The education committee and chapter board will continue to work hard to bring education opportunities of the highest caliber to our local membership in 2019.  Read more

News from the Guam Local Program Chapter
Geojun Wu, MHA
Geo Wu, newly elected Chair of the Guam LPC, introduces new leadership in 2019.  The Guam LPC welcomes the opportunity to partner with the Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter of ACHE and lays out a vision for future success. Read more
Student Corner
Denise Della, MPH MHA

Outgoing Student Representative Denise Della bids a farewell and puts out a call for new ACHE students to get engaged. Read more

Membership Report: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
Andrew Giles, Membership Co-Chair

On behalf of the membership committee, I wish to thank all of you for your engagement and support to our chapter. As a reminder, board elections are coming up! Please consider running yourself or nominating a colleague.  Read more

ACHE Resources
ACHE National News

ACHE National News Press Release from December, 2018. Read more

Career Corner

We are happy to connect you with valuable ACHE career development resources. We hope that you will find this helpful in the development of your career at any level.   Read more

Disclaimers/Sponsors
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)
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Thank you to all our Sponsors for 2018!
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