KAHCE/ACHE Spring Education
April 24-25, 2014 at Hotel at Old Town, Wichita
9.0 hours ACHE Face-to-Face Credit Available. Ask for the KAHCE Room Block ($119 per night) when you call Hotel at Old Town at 316-267-4800. This rate is available until April 17, 2014. Register for the education below:
9 am-4 pm on April 24, 2014 "Reducing the Impact of Hospital Readmissions and Medical Mistakes" 6.0 hours ACHE On Location Program presented by Dr. Michael Frisina. Objectives:8-9:30 am on April 25, 2014 "Integrating the Principles of Patient Centered Care"
1.5 hours ACHE Face-to-Face Credits. Objectives:
The key principles of PCC with consideration of both the clinical and human sides of medical care
Shared decision making in clinical care
The use and value of patient outcome metrics (i.e. HCAHPS)
Cultural understanding and culturally competitent care
The Planetree Model and other early adapters of PCC
Clinical outcomes research that supports a greater patient focus
The business case for PCC, especially in light of value-based purchasing
Physical and operational obstacles and barriers to PCC
10-11:30 am on April 25, 2014 "Healthcare Safety - Protecting Patients and Front Line Staff" 1.5 hours ACHE Face-to-Face Credits. Objectives:
Lessons learned in establishing or implementing a patient safety program
Leadership behaviors necessary for implementation of an effective patient safety program
Mutually beneficial results - patients, staff, organizational - of effective patient safety programs
Patient safety program best practices
What is KAHCE?
The Kansas Association of Health Care Executives is an independent chapter of the American College of Health Care Executives. KAHCE's mission is to be the professional membership society for health care executives in Kansas; to meet its members' professional, educational and leadership needs; to promote high ethical standards and conduct; and to advance health care leadership and management excellence.
Membership in KAHCE is included with your ACHE membership. Join ACHE now atwww.ache.org. For more information on ACHE, contact your ACHE Regent Jeremy Armstrong, FACHE. If you would like more information on KAHCE, contact KAHCE President, Heather Fuller, FACHE, at (785) 543-5226, or KHA Liaison Melissa Hungerford, FACHE, at (785) 233-7436.
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1. Go to www.ache.org, click "My ACHE" at top of page
3. On left column, click "My Profile"
4. Click "My Address"
5. Click "Change Your Address Info"
6. Update information and click "Submit This Update" at bottom of page
ACHE Education Calendar Available
ACHE's new Education Calendar is a companion piece to the Seminar Catalog that affiliates receive in January. The calendar is distributed twice a year as an insert in Healthcare Executive magazine. ACHE's Education Calendar is an easy-to-use tool to help affiliates schedule seminars and special programs around their professional and personal commitments.
KAHCE Shares Results of Mentoring Survey
KAHCE is moving forward in creating mentoring relationships between members. To determine how to best meet needs of mentors and mentees, a membership survey was taken. The results of the survey are available by following this link.
Links to Jobs for Health Care Executives
One of KAHCE's goals is to help our members obtain high quality employment in Kansas health care. If you are looking for career advancement, here are two links for you to try:
KAHCE Membership Value to You
We value your membership in the Kansas Association of Health Care Executives, and we strive to increase the value of your membership to you. Take a look at the following matrix which explains many of the benefits available:
||Provide convenient, accessible and economical educational opportunities in addition to the national opportunities offered by ACHE.
||Provide access to member leadership experience and support for self-advancement toward the distinction of FACHE and Board certification in healthcare management.
||Expand your professional network and exchange ideas with over 430 Kansas healthcare leaders through mentoring, ACHE seminars and meetings and socializing opportunities.
||Enhance your knowledge of best practices and leadership skills by being among leaders committed to lifelong learning and excellence in healthcare management, both nationally and in Kansas.
||Supports an early careerist by encouraging participation in events and committees, offers scholarships and mentoring with leaders in the state.
||Quarterly chapter newsletters of activities and services provided by KAHCE with an opportunity to edit or publish articles.
||Strengthen your organization's ethical culture and enhance and provide greater opportunities for advancement at the executive administration (C-Suite) level.
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