American College of Healthcare Executives
An E-Newsletter for Chapter Members Spring 2011
In This Issue

From the President's Desk
Regent's Corner
HIPAA & HITECH and the Impact on Organizations
Are You an Early Careerist???
Members on the Move/Facilities Update
Local Healthcare News
Several Windows of Opportunity Close, but Options Remain
What Should Be in Your Obligated Group?
Think Beyond the Financial Aspect of a Conflict of Interest
Break Out of a Rut and Move Ahead
Survey Staff to Curb Conflict
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Chapter Officers

President
Debra P. Jones, MS, RN,
NEA-BC, FACHE
jonesd13@ccf.org

President-Elect
Michael A. Scocos
mscocos@prcmedical.com

Immediate Past President
Debbie McCartney, RN, MBA
mccarde1@aim.com


Secretary / Treasurer
Jeff P. Kovacs, CPA
jpk@altapartnersllc.com


HEANO E-Newsletter Staff:

Deborah A. Duffy, MPA
Editor-in-Chief

Patrick Hucko
Editor/Design Coordinator

John Nocero
Contributor

Rosanne Kelley
Contributor

Nancy Ross-Bell, FACHE
Contributor

Vera Pereskokova
Contributor

Kayla Cousineau
Contributor

 

 

 

Local Healthcare News
Kayla Cousineau

Facilities

The University Hospitals' Ahuja Medical Center, a 53-acre, $298 million facility located in Beachwood, opened its doors to patients and the community on March 1, 2011.

http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2011/02/
university_hospitals_ahuja_med_2.html

Fairview Hospital recently announced plans for a $76 million renovation to modernize the facility. The renovation includes a 125,000 square-foot addition that will include private patient rooms and 52-bed emergency department.

www.crainscleveland.com

In November Summa opened its new state-of-the-art facility in Medina. The Summa Health Center at Lake Medina offers a range of medical specialties and testing and treatment options.

http://www.summahealth.org/common/templates/
contentindex.asp?ID=17991

Education

Lake Health and Lakeland Community College are partnering with Kent State University to develop and enhance educational opportunities for nurses in the region.

View News-Herald article

IT

Mobile MIM, created by Beachwood-based MIM Software Inc., is a new app that allows physicians to clearly view medical images (CT, MRI, and nuclear imaging) on an Apple iPhone or iPad.

http://www.cleveland.com/medical/index.ssf/2011/02/
cleveland-area_software_compan.html

Nursing

Summa Akron City & St. Thomas Hospitals were awarded Magnet status in January from the American Nursing Credentialing Center for nursing excellence.

http://www.ohio.com/news/first/114469454.html

University Hospitals Case Medical Center has received Magnet re-designation for 2010-14.  

Other Region News

A slow flu season is reaching its peak around Ohio according to the Ohio Department of Health.

http://www.ohio.com/news/ohiocentric/116913783.html

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is preparing to invest and build a stronger and more formal fundraising infrastructure to support the hospital.  

www.crainscleveland.com

The City of Cleveland and four local healthcare institutions are collaborating to make Cleveland more healthy. Leaders from the City, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals-Case Medical Center, MetroHealth and the Sisters of Charity Hospital System are calling it “Healthy Cleveland.”

http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2011/02/post_48.html

As part of their initiative to strengthen their services offered in Akron, Akron General recently announced plans for the development of a Neuroscience Institute.

http://www.akrongeneral.org/portal/page/portal/AGMC_PAGEGROUP/
newsroom/NEWS_RELEASES/NEWS_RELEASE_428


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Thursday, March 24, 2011
Career Positioning
Fairview Hospital
5:30PM
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Thursday, April 28, 2011
Developing Higher Performing Teams
5:30PM

April 2011
CEO Roundtable

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Ethical Challenges in Healthcare Leadership
5:30PM

July 2011
CEO Roundtable

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Service Line Development
5:30PM

September 2011
CEO Roundtable

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Physician Integration
5:30PM

Thursday, October 20, 2011
Patient Safety
5:30PM

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Annual Meeting
5:30PM



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