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Spring 2017
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President's Message
Earn 6.0 Face-to-Face Credits in Wilmington, April 13-14
Message from Your ACHE Regent
National News Q1 2017
Cultural Competence and Healthcare Disparities
The Social Side of Emotional Intelligence: Bad Habits to Avoid
6 Ways to Boost Alignment and Improve Strategy Execution
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2017 Board Members
President
Michelle Bednarek, MHA, CHC, CPhT
Michelle.Bednarek@conehealth.com
(336) 663-5146

President-Elect
Olu Jegede, MD
Olu.Jegede@conehealth.com
(336) 832-4496

Treasurer
Robert Wallace, MHA
Robert.Wallace@unchealth.unc.edu
(910) 200-9589

Immediate Past President and Acting Education Chair
Katy Davis, MHA
Katy.Davis@conehealth.com
(336) 663-5540

Sponsorship Chair
Erik Lilje, FACHE
Erik.Lilje@dsm.com
(336) 327-2837

Audit Chair
Dave Jenkins, MA, MBA
Dave.Jenkins@conehealth.com
(336) 832-7840

Membership Chair
Don Huston, FACHE
Don.Huston@conehealth.com
(336) 832-7545

Education Liaison
Carol Vogt, Dr.P.H., MSN
carol.vogt@pfeiffer.edu
(704) 945-7318

Student Associates
Amari Earley
aearley@novanthealth.org

President's Message
Michelle Bednarek
ACHE of the Triad,
 
I would like to begin my first message as your 2017 Chapter President by announcing that the 2016 leadership team of ACHE of the Triad earned ACHE's Award of Chapter Merit. I will remind all that Katy Davis led this chapter through 2016 and this award is "solid evidence of the hard work" her leadership defined and implemented. Many thanks to Katy! Our board has been busy building, planning, and focusing on what elements we want incorporated into our service this coming year and I am excited to share these with you.
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Save the Date - 3rd Annual Spring Summit!
Transforming Care Delivery
May 19, 2017, 8:30am-3:00pm
Registration information coming soon!

Welcome To Our Newest Members
We are excited to welcome the newest members of ACHE of the Triad: Deborah Brown, Veronica Getz, William Hagie, and Miranda Ricker. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event!

Congratulations to our New and Recertified Fellows
David Beasley, FACHE (new) and Timothy Clontz, FACHE (recertified). Congratulations on your achievements and your commitment to your profession.

Earn 6.0 Face-to-Face Credits in Wilmington, April 13-14

Our sister chapter, Sandhills Healthcare Executive Forum (SHEF) is hosting an educational summit April 13-14, offering 6.0 Face-to-Face credits. Registration for ACHE members is $75 and discounted rates for accommodations are available at the Landfall Park Hampton Inn and Suites for only $89. Read more

Message from Your ACHE Regent
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National News Q1 2017
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Cultural Competence and Healthcare Disparities
Fernando O. Rivera, FACHE

The overall need for increased access to health care continues to grow in the United States as our population grows and demographic trends evolve. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 100 million minorities living in this country. And that number continues to rise. With such a significant minority population, it is important for healthcare executives to be cognizant of the unique healthcare needs of minorities and the barriers to healthcare access they face. Read more

The Social Side of Emotional Intelligence: Bad Habits to Avoid

Recent studies show likability can be traced back to a few social skills such as sincerity, transparency and understanding. According to Travis Bradberry, author of the best-selling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0, people with high emotional intelligence often possess such skills.   Read more

6 Ways to Boost Alignment and Improve Strategy Execution

Developing an efficient and innovative new strategy can be challenging but not nearly as challenging as aligning people in an organization to successfully execute that strategy, according to a recent Harvard Business Review article. Summarized within are six steps to help your leadership team boost alignment and create focus around the "highest-impact actions that will drive the organization's most important outcomes." Read more

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