American College of Healthcare Executives
Summer 2009 Volume 2 (2)
In This Issue

Message From The STC ACHE President
Messsage From The Regent
South Texas Chapter Innovation Grant
Member and Community Leadership
Baptist Health System Chosen to Test New Health Care Approach
Remington Medical Resort-San Antonio a First in the Nation
Methodist Stone Oak Opens as Accredited Hispanic Healthcare Hospital
First Class of Nurses Receives Associates Degree
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital Captures Birth Day
Global Health Care Issues
The Alamo Area Academies
FDA News Release
Request for Hot Topic eNewletter Articles
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Texas Hospital Association
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Tricare Regional Office South TROS
Humana Military Healthcare Service Tricare South
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Integrative Center for Homeland Security
South Texas Regional Advisory Council for Trauma
National Cancer Institute
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Chapter Officers

Immediate Past President
Gary J. Meyn, MA, FACHE
San Antonio, TX

Joyce G. Brown, FACHE
San Antonio, TX

Vice President
Jeanette R. Skinner, FACHE
San Antonio, TX

Michael P. Griffin, FACHE
San Antonio, TX

Karla Krueger
San Antonio, TX

Member and Community Leadership
Time and Passion To Make a Difference

Santa Rosa Children's Hospital Foundation announced that three endowed chairs have been established to assist the Christus Santa Rosa Children's Hospital. Thomas C. Mayes, MD, Chair Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, will hold the prestigious Sister Angela Clare Moran Distinguised Chair for Pediatrics. The Goldsbury Foundation donated support for Kaye E. Wilkins, MD as the Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Orthopedics. The Walen Trust will support an "extraordinary physician-teacher" to be recruited as the Walen Family Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics Gastroenterology.

Camille Miller, President & CEO, Texas Health Institute, Dan Stultz, MD, FACP, FACHE, President & CEO, Texas Hospital Association, and Mary Stefl, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Health Care Administration, Trinity University, participated in the Healthcare Business Women's Association (HBA) inaugural healthcare state-of-the-industry panel discussion at the HBA Chapter May education program.

Trudy Land, FACHE, Principal, Healthcare Strategies & Solutions, Inc., was appointed to the American College of Healtcare Executive, Health Administration Press, Editorial Board.

Karen A. Stiefel, PhD, FACHE, Chief Learning Officer & Dean, School of Health Professions, Baptist Health System was appointed to the Journal of Healthcare Management editorial board.  Dr Stiefel also serves on the STC-ACHE Editorial Committee.

The Greater Chamber Bioscience Committee members Mary Stefl, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Health Care Administration, Trinity University and Sandra L Schneider, DrPH, EMBA, Research & Clinical Laboratory Systems, participated in the discussion and tour of the Emergency Operations Centers on Brooks City Base.

Ian Bernard, US Air Force Academy Healthcare Manager and NCOIC Histology Laboratory Manager, 10th Medical Group is the Colorado Association of Healthcare Executives (CAHE) Sponsorship Chair and will start a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration.  Prior to his move to Colorado Springs, Ian served on the STC-ACHE Board as Director of Programs.

Congratulations to Gennell Kidder, MHA, President & CEO, Tax & Financial Solutions, Inc. on  her commission as a Navy MSC Officer.  Gennell currently serves on the STC-ACHE Board as Director of Advancement.





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