Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Fall 2019 Vol. 3
In This Issue
Messages from Chapter Leadership
Message from the Regent
Message from the Chapter President
Member Spotlight
Meet our New Physician Representative
Articles of Interest
Sales Representatives in Healthcare: Partnering to fill a need for Healthcare Organizations
Improved Communication Leads to Higher Patient Outcomes, Lower Readmission Rates
US Medical Students Choosing Primary Care Specialties in an Eight-Year Decline
Diversity
The Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Advocates for Diversity and Inclusion
Calendars and Recent Events
Annual Breakfast Highlidghts: A Pictorial
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
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As a healthcare executive, of these priorities which do you consider the most pressing?
Addressing Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare Provider Well-Being
Protection of Patient Privacy and Data
Reducing the Medical Cost Curve
CHAPTER OFFICERS

   

 

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

PRESIDENT
Darlena Chadwick, MSN, MBA, FACHE
dchadwick@queens.org

PRESIDENT-ELECT
Andrew Giles, MBA, FACHE
andrew.t.giles@kp.org


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


CHAIR, GUAM LOCAL COUNCIL
Geojun Wu
wugeojun@gmail.com


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

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


STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Rachelle Gallegos
rachelleg.0128@gmail.com

PHYSICIAN EXECUTIVE
James C. Lin, MD
jclin@hawaiipacifichealth.org

MILITARY REPRESENTATIVE
Col Kara Gormont, BSN, HSMP-MHA, FACHE
gormont1@yahoo.com

DIRECTORS

Travis Clegg, FACHE, MBA
travis.clegg@ah.org 

Josh Carpenter
josh.carpenter@trane.com

Nick Hughey, RN, MBA, FACHE
nhughey@wcchc.com

Laura Bonilla, BSN, MA, FACHE
laurab@kapiolani.org

Robyn Polinar
robyn.polinar@gmail.com

Carolyn Voulgaridis, JD
carolynvoulgaridis@gmail.com

Robert Diaz, FACHE
robert.d.diaz@kp.org


COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Miguel Guevara, CMRP | Audit
miguel.guevara@af.af.mil

Sally Belles, MBA-HCM, RDN, CDE | Communications
sally.belles@hawaiihealthpartners.org

Maj Jackie Lou E. Kim, USAF | Diversity
jackielou.kim.1@us.af.mil

Jerome Flores | Education
JeromeF@maunalani.org

Andrew Giles, MBA, FACHE | Membership
Andrew.T.Giles@kp.org

Miguel Guevara, CMRP | Nominating
miguel.guevara@af.af.mil 

Micah Ewing, MBA, FACHE | Sponsorship
micah.ewing@hawaiipacifichealth.org

Calendars and Recent Events
Calendar of Events
October 2019

October  
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
10/03/19 CEO Circle Forum ACHE Special Program
    1 2 3 4 5
10/04/19 CEO Circle Forum ACHE Special Program
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
10/23/19 Leadership Development Program ACHE Special Program


13 14 15 16 17 18 19
10/24/19 Leadership Development Program ACHE Special Program


20 21 22 23 24 25 26
10/25/19 Leadership Development Program ACHE Special Program


27 28 29 30 31






           

November 2019

November  
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
11/14/19 AONE / ACHE Leadership Conference 2019 Local Chapter Event
   
    1 2
11/15/19 AONE / ACHE Leadership Conference 2019 Local Chapter Event
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
11/26/19 New Member Breakfast Local Chapter Event
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
11/28/19 Thanksgiving Day Holiday
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December 2019

December  
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
12/05/19 Retooling for the Future in Healthcare Operations: The Changing Roles of Leaders ACHE Special Program
1 2 5 6 7
12/06/19 Retooling for the Future in Healthcare Operations: The Changing Roles of Leaders ACHE Special Program
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
12/25/19 Christmas Day Holiday
15 16 17 18 19 20 21



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26 27 28



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January 2020

January  
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
01/01/20 New Year's Day Holiday



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