A Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives Spring 2017
In This Issue
President's Message
Message from Your ACHE Regent
New WSHEF Board Member Spotlight
6 Ways to Boost Alignment and Improve Strategy Execution
The Social Side of Emotional Intelligence: Bad Habits to Avoid
DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER
New Members and Member Advancement
UW Executive MHA and Medical Management Programs
WSU Spokane MHPA program
ACHE: Become Board Certified in Healthcare Management
ACHE Tuition Waiver Assistance Program
Your Career & Development - JOB BANKS
DELIVERY of WSHEF Newsletter (Disclaimer)
CHAPTER AND RESOURCES
2017 Officers and Board Members
Thank you to our Chapter Sponsors!
WSHEF Vision & Values
Get Involved!
Volunteer Opportunities
Host a Meet N Mingle in Your Area
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Chapter Officers

President
Dina O'Leary, FACHE
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President-elect
Pam Rock, FACHE
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Immediate Past President
Martin Benning, MHA, FACHE

Secretary
Lori Nomura, JD
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Treasurer
Bill Reid, FACHE
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming WSHEF Events 2017

 

Future of Healthcare in Washington State

Thursday, March 30, 2017

8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Harry Blencoe Auditorium, 
Renton Technical College 3000 NE 4th St. Bldg C 
Renton, WA

 

The Health Information and Management Systems Society-WA (HIMSS), Washington State Health Information Management Association (WSHIMA), Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum (WSHEF), WA-AK Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Allied Health Center of Excellence (AH COE) and Renton Technical College are presenting the annual Future of Healthcare in Washington conference at Renton Technical College.
 
Learn more here: 
 

 

 Loft9/WSHEF Healthcare Education Panel Discussion

 Series Presents:


Transformation Methodologies and How they Apply to MACRA Readiness and Optimization

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (check in 5:30 PM)
Approved 1.5 Hours Face to Face Education

 

 UW MHA and WSHEF Spring Event:  Changing Tides: Policy Implications Under the New Administration

Monday, April 24, 2017

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
 
The University of Washington Club
Upper Level, 4020 E Stevens Way NE, Seattle

Recent proposal have shed some light on what changes, challenges, and opportunities healthcare leaders may face in funding, coverage, and other regulatory mandates. Join with your colleagues as a diverse panel of local experts break down the implications and expectations and discuss the future of healthcare reform at the state and federal levels.

Approved 1.5 Hours Face to Face Education
You won't want to miss this one!  Find more information here: 
 
 

 

Meet & Mingle Events


Thursday, April 6, 2017

 
1120 Broadway, Seattle


Thursday, May 4, 2017

 
3617 NE 45th Street, Seattle


Thursday, June 1, 2017

1120 Broadway, Seattle



We invite WSHEF members or those interested in membership to join other professionals for an informal gathering. There is a small $10 fee to cover appetizers.  
 

 

 

 



 

Did you know that WSHEF has a LinkedIn Group?

 

If you haven’t had the chance to check it out already, please do so! We will be posting information about events like the Meet-n-Mingles, sharing healthcare articles and much more. We hope to see you there.

 

LinkedIn Group Link: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1870888

 

Questions – Please contact Sheridah Lemmon at sheridah.bennett12@gmail.com

 

Questions? Contact wshef.admin@achemail.net 

 

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