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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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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

Messages from Chapter Leadership
Message from the Regent
Hawaii-Pacific Regent, Gidget Ruscetta communicates ACHE's mission to advance healthcare leaders and the field of healthcare management excellence.  She had the distinct privilege of recognizing two Hawaii ACHE members during the Annual Breakfast. 
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Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE!

 

 

 

 

Message from the Chapter President
Darlena Chadwick, MSN, MBA, FACHE

Chapter President, Darlena Chadwick shares recent chapter events including plans to strengthen community and professional partnerships.  The variety of educational opportunities available to our members is a testament to the value of these relationships.
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Member Spotlight
Meet our New Physician Representative
James Lin, MD
Introducing Hawai'i ACHE Chapter member, executive leader and Chapter Physician Representative James Lin, MD. Dr. Lin shares his view on the importance of leading change in healthcare and in the community.
 
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Articles of Interest
Sales Representatives in Healthcare: Partnering to fill a need for Healthcare Organizations
Kenny Morris, MBA-HCM
Healthcare organizations lead the way to improve the health of patients and communities. Sales representatives help bridge the gap between inputs and outcomes.
 Read more
Improved Communication Leads to Higher Patient Outcomes, Lower Readmission Rates

A customer-centric mindset is essential to creating a culture of communication and improving patient outcomes. Read more

US Medical Students Choosing Primary Care Specialties in an Eight-Year Decline
Graduate medical students choosing primary care practice continues a steady decline amidst the growing need for such services.
 Read more
Diversity
The Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Advocates for Diversity and Inclusion
Major Jackie Kim
The traditional Hawaiian values of the "spirit of aloha" and the "spirit of ohana" not only reflect, but also embrace diversity and inclusion.  Our local chapter leaders advocate for and promote events to train future leaders to create an inclusive professional healthcare community.
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Calendars and Recent Events
Annual Breakfast Highlidghts: A Pictorial
 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
Kristen Croom, MLS(ASCP), MB(ASCP)
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News from the Guam Local Program Chapter
Geojun Wu, MHA

Geo Wu, GLPC Chair, shares GLPC updates and a commitment to working together with ACHE Hawaii-Pacific Chapter leadership. Read more

Student Corner
Rachelle B. Gallegos, Student Representative

Student Representative Rachelle Gallegos shares tips for FAFSA application and eligibility. Read more

Membership Report: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
Andrew Giles, MBA, CHESP, FACHE

On behalf of the membership committee, I wish to thank all of you for your engagement and continued support to our chapter. Read more

ACHE Resources
ACHE National News

ACHE National News:  Fall Edition Read more

Career Corner

Whether you're an early careerist, making a career transition, or getting ready to retire from the C-suite; ACHE's Career Resource Center offers a myriad of tools and resources to help you succeed. Read more

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