A Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives March Newsletter
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President's Message
Message from Your ACHE Regent
Fellows Spotlight
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS, CONGRATS TO ALL OUR FELLOWS
Welcome New Members, Fellows and Re Certified Fellows
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
WSHEF Advancement Committee Needs You!
Asian Healthcare Leadership Forum is looking for you!
National News and Articles
CIOs Rank Most Overhyped IT Innovations
6 Key Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2018
National News Q1 2018
Washington Healthcare Programs
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
2018 Officers and Board Members
Thank you to our Chapter Sponsors!
WSHEF Vision & Values
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Host a Meet N Mingle in Your Area
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President
Pam Rock, MHSA, FACHE
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President-elect
Lori Nomura, JD
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Immediate Past President
Dina O'Leary, MBA, FACHE

Secretary
Sue Miller, PharmD
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Treasurer
Ryan Sundquist, MHA
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National News and Articles
CIOs Rank Most Overhyped IT Innovations

When it comes to emerging technologies, not every innovation will make their mark on healthcare in the long run. For instance, CIO members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives ranked blockchain technology as the most “overhyped” IT trend in a recent CHIME study, Healthcare IT News reports. Although blockchain technology aims to improve data integrity and advance data security, 48.2 percent of CIOs fail to see its transformative potential. Other “overhyped” trends, according to the survey, include:

  • Cloud computing (23.2 percent)

  • Machine learning (7.1 percent)

  • Natural language processing (7.1 percent)

Instead, many healthcare organizations are focusing on trends that can make a tangible, positive impact. According to 50 percent of the CIOs surveyed, these promising innovations include Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources and application programming interfaces. Additionally, 14 percent of CIOs said their organization has launched a dedicated IT innovation center and 25 percent said their health system has formed a partnership focused on innovation with a healthcare IT startup.

—Adapted from “FHIR transformative, blockchain overhyped, CIOs say,” by Mike Miliard, Healthcare IT News, Jan. 19, 2018.


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Check out all WSHEF Events at http://wshef.ache.org/events/

 

March 2018

UW MHA Social at ACHE Annual Meeting
Mar 27th 7pm-9pm
Park Grill at Millennium Park

Future of Healthcare in Washington
Mar 29th 8:00-4:30pm
Bellevue College


April 2018

AHLF sponsoring Mahjong Night at Kin On
April 5th 6:45p-9:15p
Kin On Community Senior Center
near Columbia City/Beacon Hill

Effective Career Planning
April 21st 8:30 - 12:30pm
Swedish - 1730 Minor Ave, suite 300

May 2018

Women in Healthcare Leadership
May 7th 5p - 8:30p
UW Club

 


Meet -N-Mingles

 

Seattle Mar 22nd

The Garage 

1130 Broadway Seattle WA

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seattle-meet-mingle-registration-43988434592 

 

HOLD THE DATE

Vancouver, WA 

April 26th

Location and registration in progress

 

Everett, WA

May

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