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Spring 2014
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President's Message
Message from Outgoing ACHE Regent - Spring 2014
National News - Spring 2014
7 Things Really Persuasive People Do
Professional Development on a Budget
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2014 Board Members
Vivian Langley, MHA
Alamance Regional Medical Center, Cone Health
(336) 538-7087

Garry Kauffman, MPA, FACHE, RRT, FAARC
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
(336) 713-2906

Julie Idoine, MHA
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
(336) 716-4771

Katy Davis, MHA
Alamance Regional Medical Center, Cone Health
(336) 538-7881

Immediate Past President
Sherry Nance, MHA, RT-R,N, CNMT
Cone Health
(336) 832-7331

Education Liaison
Carol A. Vogt, Dr.P.H., MSN
Pfeiffer University
(704) 945-7318

Student Associate
Michelle Bednarek, BA, CphT
Cone Health
(336) 297-2253
President's Message
Vivian Langley

Greetings Triad Healthcare Executive Forum members! Thank you to all who attended our first event on February 27. We had a great evening at the Wake Forest BioTech Place in Winston-Salem. What a beautiful center! THEF would like to thank our panelists... Read more

Register Now for Our Spring Event
Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
First Citizens Bank Community Room, 1414 W Northwood Street, Greensboro
For more details or to register, click here.

Congratulations to Deno Adkins, FACHE (Cone Health) and William C. Deskin, Sr., PhD, FACHE (Walden University & Kaplan University) for recertifying to Fellow Status.

Welcome To Our Newest Members

David Burns (Digestive Healthcare), Walter DeGree (GTCC), and David Henao (Novant Health).

Save the Date: Summer Networking Event
Join us for a relaxed summer evening of networking in the Wagner Room at Undercurrent Restaurant in Greensboro on July 29 at 5:30 PM.  More details to follow.

Call For Nominations
Julie Idoine, current Secretary-Treasurer for our Board, has accepted an exciting new job opportunity in Fort Worth, Texas with JPS Health, where she will be leading the development of a geriatric service line.  Please join us in thanking Julie for her service on the THEF board since 2013 and wishing her well in her new endeavor!  With her departure, Katy Davis, current Board Director, has agreed to move into the role of Secretary-Treasurer for the remainder of 2014.  We are now accepting nominations to fill the vacant Director position on the Board.  If you are interested in serving in this role for the remainder of 2014, please email Vivian Langley ( by May 31, 2014.
Message from Outgoing ACHE Regent - Spring 2014
John Roberts
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National News - Spring 2014
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7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade an employee to perform better, or perhaps you want to persuade your boss to take on your brilliant idea. Whatever your persuasive need, here are seven things that the most persuasive people consistently do...  Read more

Professional Development on a Budget

You can provide ongoing training for yourself and your team without expending a large amount of resources by starting a book club. It’s simple: The team commits to reading a book by a selected due date, and then you meet to discuss what you have learned. Follow these steps to make a book club part of your training plans for 2014...  Read more

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