Spring Educational Event- 3 Type I Face-to-Face Credit Hours

Topics:

The Impact of the ACA: How Readmission Penalties Will Affect the Healthcare Executive’s Mission (See #64 for description)- 1.5 type I face-to-face credits

  • Jordan Wathen, Director of Finance
  • M. Hunter Perry, Director of Transitional Care Mgmt., Baptist

Aligning Evidence-Based Design and Evidence-Based Medicine to Design a More Efficient and Higher Quality Patient-Centered Healthcare Delivery Model (see #67 for description)- 1.5 type I face-to-face credits

  • Emily Volk, MD
  • Mary Ann Ursua Wilkins, FACHE, Director of Family Practice, CHRISTUS

More info to come on our Eventbrite registration site soon!

President’s Blog: Communication for Change

November 9, 2016: Well, that was quite an election cycle with shocking results for many.  So, where do we go from here?  How do we take what has been a divisive environment and unify a country to set sights on a clear vision for the future?  Or can we?  Are we talking transformation here or will it be business as usual? [Read the entire blog post here]

President’s Blog Post: VIP Health Care

I read an article recently entitled, “VIP Syndrome can be a risk in caring for stars.”  It talked about the death of Prince and Michael Jackson, and how special medical care put them in a position to depend on treatment that was considered outside the standard of care and dangerous.  Most had to do with the treatment of pain, but it mostly concerned the prescribing and delivery of pain medication such as fentanyl, and the anesthetic propofol, used in Michael Jackson’s case to ease his pain and help him sleep. [Read the full blog post here]

President’s Blog Post: Diversity and Inclusion

Today, I sat through a webinar on Diversity and Inclusion.  There were two chapters that touted their successes in this area of health care.  If you haven’t heard or read, there are two new communities in the ACHE forum.  They are the Asian and LGBT communities.  At first I read that membership had to join one of these communities.  I inquired and ACHE Corporate said that it wasn’t a requirement… [Read the full blog post here]