American College of Healthcare Executives
Winter 2009 Volume 2 (4)
In This Issue

Message From The STC ACHE President
Message from The Regent
Member and Community Leadership
Baptist Hospitals Join Health Provider Network
Global Healthcare Issues
Healthcare Landscape 2010
South Texas 2009 Chapter Awards
2009 ACHE Chapter Innovation Grant
CDC Health Advisory
Warning Signs of a Distressed Hospital
Request for Hot Topic eNewletter Articles
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)


ePoll

Do you believe the Healthcare Reform Bill will reduce \"bad debt\" to hospitals and physician groups?

Yes
No
Not Sure



Links

South Texas Chapter Website
American College of Healthcare Executives
Texas Hospital Association
San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
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
Joyce G. Brown, FACHE
San Antonio, TX
joyce.brown@va.gov

President
Jeanette R. Skinner, RN, MBA, FACHE
San Antonio, TX
jeanetteskinner@yahoo.com

Vice President
Karla Krueger
San Antonio, TX
Karla.krueger@va.gov

Treasurer
Michael P. Griffin, FACHE
San Antonio, TX
michael.griffin1@us.army.mil

Secretary
Gary J. Meyn, MA, FACHE
San Antonio, TX
meyn@uthscsa.edu

Message From The STC ACHE President
Joyce G. Brown, FACHE

It is with a tinge of regret, but much excitement, that I greet you with my final column as the South Texas Chapter (STC-ACHE) President.  Regret because this year as STC-ACHE President has been an amazing experience and has now come to an end.  Excitement because Jeannette Skinner has an enviable healthcare and leadership experience base and an incredible amount of enthusiasm as incoming President.

Foremost, I appreciate your trust in allowing me to lead our dynamic South Texas Chapter this past year.  Know that the Chapters future is in good hands with our incoming Board.  The Board Transition Retreat was held on December 5th, with Ms. Terra Levin, ACHE Regional Director, in attendance.  I can honestly say that the energy in that room over the course of 4 hours was tangible!  Chapter changes call for additional Board positions to accommodate a Director of Outreach and Director of Student Affairs.  The coming year will see additional video conferenced Chapter meetings, more Advancement Sessions, and other exciting news.
 
The success of our Chapter is attributed to you, as active members, and the combination
of experienced board members and newer board members. The Board of Directors are engaged in individual initiatives and have truly embraced their volunteer position responsibilities to engage committee members interested in maintaining the quality, opportunities and active membership to grow the STC-ACHE in San Antonio and South Texas.
 
Warm winter wishes to each of you for continued professional success and maintaining a
voice and active community healthcare interest in the STC-ACHE.



Next Article



January 29, 2010
Healthcare Landscape 2010
Oak Hills Country Club, San Antonio, Texas

March 22-25, 2010
Congress on Healthcare
Hyatt Regency, Chicago

April 23, 2010
STC-ACHE Spring Educational Program
San Antonio, Texas

July 21, 2010
STC-ACHE Summer Educational Program

San Antonio, Texas

October 22, 2010
STC-ACHE Summer Educational Program
San Antonio, Texas



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