Hawaii - Pacific Chapter of ACHE - Spring 2014  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Message from your ACHE Regent, Spring 2014
•  Message from the Chapter President
•  Guam Local Program Council
•  Recent Chapter Events
•  Regent Awards presented to Martha B. Smith, FACHE, CEO
•  News from the Education Committee
•  Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE partners with the Shidler College of Business
•  Shidler College of Business launches Distance Learning Executive MBA Health Care Management Program
•  Spring 2014 Calendar of Events
•  Spring 2014 Education Calendar
•  Spring 2014 Financial Report
•  Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
•  National News - Spring 2014
•  Got Measles?
•  Hospitals and healthcare organizations throughout Hawai‘i and the rest of the nation are feeling the effects of a normal saline (NS) shortage.
•  Military Health System (MHS) Governance Reform and the Establishment of the Enhanced Multi-Service Market (eMSM) Hawaii
•  Many thanks to our Sponsors!
•  Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)


Regent Awards presented to Martha B. Smith, FACHE, CEO

Martha B. Smith, FACHE, CEO Kapiolani Medical Center receives Healthcare Executive Award 

Martha B. Smith, FACHE, CEO Kapiolani Medical Center, Honolulu, HI received the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award yesterday.

Ms. Smith served as the 2013 Chapter President where she provided superior leadership support to the Chapter and value to its members. She is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, demonstrating commitment to professional excellence. 

The Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognizes ACHE members who are experienced in the field and have made significant contributions to the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of ACHE’s goals. Members are evaluated on leadership ability; innovative and creative management; executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community; contributions to the development of others in the healthcare profession; leadership in local, state, or provincial hospital and health association activities; participation in civic/community activities and projects; participation in ACHE activities; and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives.

The award was bestowed on Ms. Smith by Ms. Coral T. Andrews, FACHE, ACHE’s Regent for Hawaii-Pacific, which includes members from Hawaii and Guam.

Coral Andrews, FACHE (Left) presents to Martha Smith, CEO- KMCWC (Right)