HCAT Quarterly Newsletter
Spring 2017
In This Issue
Message from Your HCAT President
Member Reflections on March 2nd Event, “Organ & Tissue Donation: A Tour & Discussion with LifeNet Health”
2017 Board of Directors
Forum on Advances in Healthcare Management Research at 2018 Congress on Healthcare Leadership
Message from Your ACHE Regent
ACHE Call for Nominations for the 2018 Slate
Six Ways to Boost Alignment and Improve Strategy Execution
New Websites for the Journal of Healthcare Management and Frontiers
Sponsorship Update
Criteria for Understanding Employment Needs
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Officers

Leadership

2017 HCAT Board

Executive Officers:

President: Samantha Kern

President-Elect: Rebecca Schulkowski, FACHE

Treasurer: Mandeline Smith

Secretary: Meredith Strand

Past President: Eric M. Young, FACHE

Members at Large:

Keith Buckley, FACHE

Ruth Holmes

Kelly Brown

Mary Cothran, FACHE

Leigh Starr, FACHE

Maria Kronenburg

Stephen Friedrich, FACHE

Michele Carroll

JD McCoy 

Regent - Dolores G. Clement, FACHE (through March 2017)

Regent - John Harding, FACHE (effective March 2017)

 

ACHE Call for Nominations for the 2018 Slate

ACHE’s 2017–2018 Nominating Committee is calling for applications for service beginning in 2018. All members are encouraged to participate in the nominating process. ACHE Fellows are eligible for any of the Governor and Chairman-Elect vacancies and are eligible for the Nominating Committee vacancies within their district. Open positions on the slate include:

  • Nominating Committee Member, District 1 (two-year term ending in 2020)

  • Nominating Committee Member,District 4 (two-year term ending in 2020)

  • Nominating Committee Member,District 5 (two-year term ending in 2020)

  • Four Governors (three-year terms ending in 2021)

  • Chairman-Elect

    Please refer to the following district designations for the open positions:

  • District 1:  Canada, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey,New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

  • District 4:  Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico,Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas

  • District 5:  Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon,Utah, Washington, Wyoming

    Candidates for Chairman-Elect and Governor should submit an application to serve that includes a copy of their resume and up to 10 letters of support. For details, please review the Candidate Guidelines, including guidance from the Board of Governors to the Nominating Committee regarding the personal competencies of Chairman-Elect and Governor candidates and the composition of the Board of Governors.

    Candidates for the Nominating Committee should only submit a letter of self-nomination and a copy of their resume.

    Applications to serve and self-nominations must be submitted electronically to jnolan@ache.org and must be received by July 15. All correspondence should be addressed to Richard D. Cordova, FACHE, chairman, Nominating Committee, c/o Julie Nolan, American College of Healthcare Executives, 1 N. Franklin St., Ste. 1700, Chicago, IL 60606-3529.

    The first meeting of ACHE’s 2017–2018 Nominating Committee will be held March 28,during the Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago. The committee will be in open session at 2:45 p.m. During the meeting, an orientation session will be conducted for potential candidates, giving them the opportunity to ask questions regarding the nominating process. Immediately following the orientation, an open forum will be provided for ACHE members to present and discuss their views of ACHE leadership needs.

    Following the July 15 submission deadline, the committee will meet to determine which candidates for Chairman-Elect and Governor will be interviewed. All candidates will be notified in writing of the committee’s decision by Sept. 30, and candidates for Chairman-Elect and Governor will be interviewed in person on Oct.26.

    To review the Candidate Guidelines, visit ache.org/CandidateGuidelines. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Nolan at (312) 424-9367 or jnolan@ache.org.

 

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Topic: Applying Lean, Six Stigma and Blue Ocean Thinking to your Reform Strategy

  • Saturday, April 29 - 8am - Williamsburg, VA - Williamsburg Lodge 

Topic: Acute Hospital Becoming a Preferred Provider in the Narrow Network (ACOs)

  • Wednesday, May 17 - 5:30pm, location TBD 

2017 Congress on Healthcare Leadership

The American College of Healthcare Executives' Congress on Healthcare Leadership brings you the best in professional development, opportunities to network with and learn from peers, and the latest information to enhance your career and address your organization's challenges in innovative ways. The 2017 Congress on Healthcare Leadership, "Discovering Possibilities & Opportunities," will be held March 27-30 at the Hilton Chicago/ Palmer House Hilton. Join is in 2017 and be part of this dynamic, energizing event that draws the top healthcare leaders from across the nation and around the world.  

This premier healthcare leadership event provides:

  • Access to more than 150 cutting-edge professional development sessions
  • Networking opportunities with more than 4,200 professionals from around the globe
  • Innovative solutions from the nation's top thought leaders
  • The latest tools and techniques designed to enhance your career 

 


 

2017 Programming Committee

Michelle Carroll, Programs Committee Chair, Samantha Kern, Chernelle Hill, Tyrone Davis, Mandi Smith, Kelly Lamping, Amanda Colley, Katie Heckard, JD McCoy

The 2017 HCAT Events Calendar is in production. Please send any suggestions for topics, networking, or community events to Michelle Carroll, 2017 Programs Committee Chair (mgcarro1@sentara.com)

 

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