Hawaii - Pacific Chapter of ACHE - Spring 2011  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Chapter President's Corner
•  Congratulations and Kudos Corner
•  Notes from ACHE Congress March 2011
•  Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Advancement Seminar
•  Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)



Gertie Francoise

JULY 28, 2011. Dr. Betsy Thompson, MD, DrPH, Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Region IX,  will be the keynote speaker at a joint function sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HMFA) and the Hawaii Pacific Chapter of ACHE. The meeting will be held in the Queen's Conference Room 200 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. Registration for the event is free of charge to HFMA and ACHE members. There is a small $5.00 parking fee with validation. Please register by Friday, July 15, 200. Contact  Alinna Figueroa at 808-535-6915 or email alinna.figueroa@ey.com.

AUGUST 22 - 25,  2011.  HAWAII ACHE CLUSTER.  Be sure to check out the topics being offered at the ACHE Cluster scheduled to be held in Hawaii at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa. Here's a chance to earn valuable ACHE Category I credits toward advancement without having to fly off the island! Not only do the ACHE clusters offer the opportunity to delve more deeply into a single topic of interest, but the seminar offers a golden opportunity to network with other local ACHE members (and perhaps even some visitors from the mainland). For more details on the ACHE's upcoming educational offering, visit www.ache.org and enter "Hawaii Seminars" in the search section.

OCTOBER 25, 2011.  Rulon F. Stacey, PhD, FACHE, ACHE Chairman, has agreed to speak at a meeting of the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE held in conjunction with the state hospital association's annual conference (Healthcare Association of Hawaii) on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 7:00 AM at the Hawaii Prince Hotel, 100 Holomoana Street, Honolulu, Hawaii. In addition to his position as Chairman of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Dr. Stacey is also President and Chief Executive Officer of the Poudre Health System in Fort Collins, Colorado.  

Don't forget! ACHE is waiving $200 of the Board of Governor's Examination fee for those who apply by June 30, 2011!

Mark your calendars for these educational, networking opportunities and be sure to register early. Come join in the activities, increase your educational awareness about Hawaii healthcare issues and just enjoy the fellowship of old and new friends. Stay tuned!