Past Events

About ACHE CEU credits:

  • ACHE credit hour types are important to consider when applying for or recertifying ACHE Fellow credential. See information at www.ache.org/FACHE.
  • The programs below which earn ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit are specifically indicated. All other events listed here are usually eligible for ACHE Qualified Education credit (does not apply to networking-only events).
  • ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits for members are posted for members in your My ACHE record. Allow 4 to 6 weeks after the event for your credit to appear in your record. To receive such credit your name MUST appear on the sign-in sheet for the individual event.
  • ACHE Qualified Education credits are each individual’s responsibility to keep records of. Members may add these credits to their own My ACHE record.
  • The ACHE CEU types were renamed effective January 1, 2012:
    – ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit (formerly known as “Category I”)
    – ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly known as “Category II”)

PREVIOUS GAHE EVENTS

Friday & Saturday, July 15-16, 2016 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
At Georgia Hospital Association, Marietta
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CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, July 14, 5:00-8:00 pm at Top Golf Atlanta/Midtown
Networking Social with GA HFMA and GA HIMSS

Thursday, June 23, 2016 – June meeting
Topic: “EHR Implementations: Has Your Strategic Investment in Technology Successfully Provided an ROI?” (The Path to EHR Implementation, Strategies for Success), joint program with GA HFMA and GA HIMSS
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CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education credit

Friday, June 10, 2016 – Lunch with the CEO
featuring Amy Carrier – Wellstar Cobb Hospital
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education credit

Thursday, April 27, 2016 – Lunch with the CEO
featuring Montez Carter, FACHE – St. Mary’s Health Care System
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education credit

Thursday, April 14, 2016 – April meeting
Topic: “Three Fronts of the Healthcare Technology Revolution: Technology Innovation Changing the Face of Healthcare Delivery”
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CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education credit

Thursday, March 24, 2016 – March meeting
Topic: “Top Places to Work in Healthcare: Talent Management for Bench Strength Development”
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CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education credit

Friday, March 18, 2016 – Senior Executive Breakfast
Topic: “The Dealmaker and the Regulator”
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Location: Cherokee Town Club, 155 W. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, February 25, 2016 – Double Program in Atlanta and Savannah
Co-sponsored event with GA HFMA
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Two topics: “Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations” AND “Best Practices in Adapting to Local Regulations, Markets and Trends”
CEUs: 1.5 CEU per topic, total 3 hours ACHE Face To Face Education Credit

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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Topic: “Applying Lean, Six Sigma and Blue Ocean Thinking to Your Reform Strategy”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education credit

Monday, December 7, 2015 – GAHE Mini-Cluster
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3 Topics presented
Location: Macon Centreplex
CEUs:6 hours ACHE Face To Face Education Credit

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – GAHE Annual Meeting and Career Clinic
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Topic: “Developing High Performance Teams”
Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy Atlanta/Buckhead
CEUs: 1.5 hour ACHE Face To Face Education Credit (formerly “Category 1”)
Career Clinic: 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)
CPR Anytime by American Heart Association

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 – Joint Breakfast
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Speaker: Colonel Paul F. Martin, FACHE – Deputy Command Surgeon, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, and Air Force Regent to ACHE
Location: Hyatt Regency Savannah, Two West Bay St., Savannah, GA
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday, October 23 – Lunch with the CEO – Atlanta/Gwinnett
Featuring Philip Wolfe, FACHE, President & CEO, Gwinnett Medical Center
12:00 – 1:30 pm
CEUs: 1.5 hour ACHE Qualified Education (“Category 2”)

Friday, October 9, 2015 – Augusta Area Program
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Topic: “2015 Georgia Legislative and Budget Update”, a joint program with GA HFMA
Speaker: Carie Summers – VP Healthcare Financing, Georgia Hospital Association
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, October 1 – Lunch with the CEO – Atlanta/Wellstar
Featuring Candice Saunders, FACHE – President & CEO, Wellstar Health System
12:00 – 1:30 pm
CEUs: 1.5 hour ACHE Qualified Education (“Category 2”)

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 – Fall Networking Evening
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Location: T’Kilas Tacos ‘n More, 1248 Clairmont Rd., Decatur, GA 30030

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 – September meeting & Double Program
A joint program with AIA (American Institute of Architects)
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Topics: “Green Hospitals and Health Care: Quest for Excellence – LEED Gold ” AND “Delivering Patient Centered Care through Evidenced-Based Design & Evidenced-Based Medicine”
CEUs: 1.5 hrs each topic, total 3.0 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit
CPR Anytime by American Heart Association

Thurday, September 10 – Lunch with the CEO Macon
Featuring Ninfa Saunders, FACHE – President & CEO, Navicent Health, Macon
12:00 – 1:30 pm
CEUs: 1.5 hour ACHE Qualified Education (“Category 2”)

Friday, August 28 – Lunch with the Chair of ACHE
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Topic: “Experiences of the Frontier” with 2015 Chairman Elect Edward Lamb, FACHE
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Tuesday, July 21
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Topic: “CEO Diversity Roundtable: The Professional Journey of a Healthcare CEO”
A joint program with NAHSE, HBA, and WIH
CPR Anytime training by American Heart Association
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday & Saturday, July 17-18, 2015 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
At Georgia Hospital Association, Marietta
CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Wednesday, June 3 – Lunch with the CEO NW Georgia
Featuring Kurt Stuenkel, FACHE – President & CEO, Floyd Medical Center, Rome
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Friday, May 8, 2015 – Atlanta Double Program
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Two topic presentations: “Technology Innovation Changing the Face of Healthcare Delivery” AND “Leading Information Safety: Planning for Data Privacy and Security”
Location: Grady Memorial Hospital, Trauma Auditorium
CEUs: (Total of 3 hours) 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education for each program

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 – Spring networking evening – Atlanta
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Topic: “Challenges and Innovations in Healthcare Today ”
Speaker: Chris Kane – Principal, Dixon Hughes Goodman
Location: Gordon Biersch Restaurant – Buckhead location

Thursday, April 16, 2015 – Savannah / Coastal Georgia Double Program
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Two topic presentations: “Becoming Accountable: Achieving Success in Population Health”
AND “The Impact of the ACA: How Readmission Penalties Will Affect the Healthcare Executive’s Mission”
Location: Armstrong State University
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education for each program, total of 3 hours

Thursday, April 9, 2015 – Valdosta / South Georgia Double Program
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Two topic presentations: “Sustaining a Financially Vibrant Healthcare Organization”
AND “The Impact of the ACA: How Readmission Penalties Will Affect the Healthcare Executive’s Mission”
Location: Valdosta State University , 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education for each program, total of 3 hours

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Topic: “The Impact of the ACA: How Readmission Penalties Will Affect the Healthcare Executive’s Mission”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education

Friday, February 27, 2015
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Topic: “Becoming Accountable: Achieving Success in Population Health ”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education

Friday, January 23 , 2015
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Topic: “Sustaining a Financially Vibrant Healthcare Organization” – a joint program with HFMA
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education

Monday, December 8 , 2014 – One Day Mini-Cluster
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Two topics: “Toxic Behaviors in Healthcare: Systems of Respect to Impact the Double Bottom Line”
and “Journey to Excellence: How High Performing Healthcare Leaders Achieve Organizational Success”
Time: 7:30 am – 4:45 pm
CEUs: 6 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education

Friday, November 14 , 2014 – GAHE/ACHE/NAHSE Joint Breakfast and GAHE Annual Meeting
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Time: 7:15 – 9:00 am
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified (formerly “Category 2”) Education

Thursday, October 23 , 2014
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Topic: “Telemedicine in the Healthcare Delivery System”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education

Thursday, October 16 , 2014 – Coastal Georgia Lunch with the CEO
featuring Maggie Gill – CEO, Memorial Health, Savannah

Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Valdosta
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Topic: “Meeting Technology Demands in Healthcare: How HIEs and Analytics Are Impacting Our Future”, a joint program with HIMSS and Valdosta State University. Sponsor: South Georgia Medical Center
Location: Valdosta State University
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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Topic: “Integrating the Principles of Patient-Centered Care”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face To Face Education

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – Networking Evening
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Topic: “Reframing Networking for the Busy Healthcare Leader”
Speaker: Karen Hilton, founder and president of The Alice Project
Location: Vino Venue, 4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338

Wednesday, September 10 – Lunch with the CEO South Georgia Region
With Bill Richardson, FACHE – CEO, Tift Regional Health System

Friday, August 21, 2014
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Topic: Dinner with the Chair of ACHE: “The Healthcare Landscape: Change is upon us, are you ready?”
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Villa Christina Atlanta
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday, August 8, 2014 – in Augusta
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Topic: “2014 Georgia Legislative and Budget Update”, a joint program with HFMA
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Enterprise Mill Event Center, 1450 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, July 24, 2014
A joint program with HIMSS
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Topic: – “Meeting Technology Demands in Healthcare: How HIEs and Analytics Are Impacting Our Future”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit (formerly “Category I”)

Friday & Saturday, July 18-19, 2014 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
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CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, June 26, 2014 – Women in Healthcare Luncheon (Not for women only!)
A joint program with ACHCA, HBA, and Women in Healthcare-Atlanta
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Topic: “Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit (formerly “Category I”)

Friday, June 20 – Lunch with the CEO Atlanta Region
With Les Donoghue, FACHE – CEO, Piedmont Hospital Atlanta
For early careerists only

Thursday, May 22, 2014 – Senior Executive Breakfast
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Topic: “The State of Healthcare in Georgia”
Speaker: Clyde L. Reese, III, Esq. – Commissioner, Georgia DCH
Location: 103 West restaurant, 103 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 – CEO Roundtable
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Topic: “The New Health Economy: Convergence, Innovation, P4Q, Retail Healthcare – How do we make sense of all this?”
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – Networking Evening
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Topic: “Effective Networking”
Location: Atlanta Wine School’s Vino Venue , 4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Thursday, March 27, 2014 – “The Future of Healthcare Financing”
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A joint program with HFMA
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit

Thursday, February 27, 2014 – “Integrating Acute to Post Acute Care Settings: Where Do We Go From Here?”
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A joint program with GHCA (Georgia Health Care Association), ACHCA (American College of Health Care Administrators) and GAHHA (Georgia Association of Home Health Agencies)
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit

Thursday, January 23, 2014 – “Technology, Bricks and Mortar: How will the healthcare system of the future integrate technology into facilities?”
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A joint program with Academy of Architecture for Health, a sub-group of AIA
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit
Sponsor: Trane Healthcare

Monday, December 2, 2013 – One Day Mini-Cluster
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Two topic presentations: “Probabilities and Creative Solutions: Breakthrough Thinking for Complex Environments” with Kevin E. O’Connor AND “Improving Hospital-Physician Relations: A Journey from Autonomy to Partnership” with Michael E. Frisina, PhD
Time: 7:30 am – 4:45 pm
Location: Edgar H. Wilson Convention Centre at Macon Centreplex
CEUs: 6.0 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit

Wednesday, November 13,2013 – GAHE/ACHE/NAHSE Breakfast & GAHE Annual Meeting
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Topic: “Changes in Medicaid Required by the Affordable Care Act”
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit
Event Sponsor: Trane

Thursday, October 17, 2013 – Fall Networking Evening: “ICD-10 Remediation”
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Location: Hudson Grille – Sandy Springs, 6317 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
Speaker: Camillia Harris, DCH ICD-10 Project Communications Lead

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – In Augusta: “Integrating the Principles of Patient-Centered Care”
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Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Children’s Hospital of Georgia, 1446 Harper Street, Augusta, GA 30912
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit

Friday, September 27, 2013 – “Making Sense of Performance Transformation Methodologies”
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CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit
Event Sponsor: Ackerman Medical

Thursday, August 22, 2013 – Dinner with the Chair of ACHE: “For the Love of Healthcare Leadership”
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6:00 – 8:45 pm at John A. Williams Ballroom at Cobb Galleria Centre
Speaker: Diana Smalley, FACHE – Regional President, Mercy Oklahoma, and ’13-’14 ACHE Chair
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit
Signature Event Sponsor (partial): CDH Partners

Friday, July 26, 2013 – “Community Benefits Reporting”
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CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit

Friday & Saturday, July 19-20, 2015 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
At Georgia Hospital Association, Marietta
CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, June 20, 2013 – Summer Networking Evening
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Topic: “”Maximize Your Leadership Potential”
Location: Der Biergarten German Restaurant, 300 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 – Women in Healthcare Luncheon (NOT for women only)
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Topic: “Language, Communication and Influence”
Speaker: Erin Wolf – Executive Director, Women’s Leadership Center, Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University
Location: 103 West, Atlanta
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, May 23, 2013 – Augusta Local Program
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Topic: “2013 Georgia General Assembly Legislative Overview”
Speaker: Ethan James – Vice President of Government Relations, Georgia Hospital Association
Location: Enterprise Mill Event Center, Augusta
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)
Event Sponsor: CDH Partners

Thursday, May 16, 2013 – Senior Executive Breakfast
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Topic: “The Impact of Healthcare Reform and Future of Healthcare in Georgia ”
Speaker: Ralph T. Hudgens, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
7:00 – 8:30 am at 103 West, Atlanta
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, April 25, 2013 – “The Path to Electronic Health Record Implementation: Healthcare Transformation” – A joint presentation with Georgia HIMSS
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Event Sponsor: Trane Healthcare
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit

Thursday, March 28, 2013 – “Improving the Health Status of Your Community: Implications of Health Reform”
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Event Sponsor: CDH Partners
CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit (formerly “Category I”)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 – Joint ACHE/GAHE/NAHSE Breakfast
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Topic: “How Has Healthcare Reform and the Affordable Care Act Impacted Wellness Initiatives?”
Speaker: Ken Thorpe, PhD FACHE, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta/Buckhead
CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 – Symposium
Fraud & Abuse Panel PLUS Career Seminar with Resume Review
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Time: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Wellstar Development Center Atlanta/Marietta, 2000 South Park Place, Atlanta, GA 30339
FRAUD AND ABUSE PANEL – “New Governmental Focuses on Fraud and Abuse Enforcement” – 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit
CAREER SEMINAR – “Personal Branding and Career Marketing” 1.0 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit
“Career Positioning: Strategically Mapping Your Early Career Development” – 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education Credit
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Topic: “Building the Hospital of Tomorrow: Rehabilitate, Renovate or Replace / Evidence Based Design”
A joint presentation with Academy of Architecture for Health, a sub-group of AIA
Location: 103 West, 103 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit

Friday, November 16, 2012 – Annual Meeting
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Topic: “Legislative Update”, a joint program with NAHSE
Location: Maggiano’s Atlanta/Buckhead
ACHE CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 – Augusta Local Program luncheon
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Topic: “The Future of Georgia Medicaid” with Georgia Rep. Ben Harbin
Location: Enterprise Mill Event Center, Augusta
ACHE CEUs: 1 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday, October 19, 2012 – Macon luncheon
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Topic: “Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century”
Location: The Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock Street, Macon, GA 31201
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 – “Oktoberfest” Networking Evening
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Topic: “Social Networking: Your Way to Better Business Relationships” with Jennifer Dennard, Social Marketing Director, Billian
Location: Der Biergarten German Restaurant, Atlanta

Friday, September 21, 2012 – Atlanta luncheon program
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Topic: “Biosimilars: Where Do We Stand?” A joint program with Georgia Bio
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, August 23, 2012 – Dinner with the Chair of ACHE
Speaker: Gale Capozzalo, FACHE – EVP Strategy and System Development, Yale New Haven Health System, and 2012-12 ACHE Chair
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Topic: “Successfully Leading Change”
Location: John A. Williams Ballroom at Cobb Galleria Centre
Time: 6:00-8:45 pm
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour ACHE Qualified Education Credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Thursday, July 26, 2012
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Topic: “Physician-Hospital Integration in the 21st Century”
Location: Maggiano’s Atlanta/Buckhead
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour ACHE Face-to-Face Education (formerly “Category I”)

Friday & Saturday, July 13-14, 2012 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
At Georgia Hospital Association, Marietta
CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 – Summer Networking Evening
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Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Taco Mac at The Prado

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 – Afternoon Tea
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Topic: “From Management to the Executive Suite”
Speaker: Candice L. Saunders – WellStar EVP and WellStar Kennestone Hospital President
Location: 103 West , Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hours ACHE Qualified Education credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday, May 18, 2012 – Senior Executive Breakfast
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Topic: “International Health Care: Trends and Opportunities” with Charles Evans, FACHE – President & CEO, International Health Services Group
Location: 103 West, 103 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305 Time: 7:30 – 9:00 am
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hours ACHE Qualified Education credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday, April 20, 2012
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Topic: “Healthcare Transformation and The Impact on Patient-Centered Medical Home”
Location: Maggiano’s Atlanta/Buckhead, 3368 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30326
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-to-Face Education (formerly “Category I”)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 – Augusta/ACHE Area Luncheon
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Topic: Explore establishing a GAHE local program council for this area
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Enterprise Mill Event Center, 1450 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 – Networking Evening
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Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Taco Mac at The Prado, 5600 Roswell Rd., Atlanta, GA 30342

Friday, March 16, 2012
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Topic: “The Future of Healthcare Financing”
Location: Maggiano’s Atlanta/Buckhead
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-to-Face Education (formerly “Category I”)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 – Career Development Symposium and Resume Review
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Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
Time: 1:45 – 5:00 pm
ACHE CEUs: 2.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit (formerly “Category I”)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 – Joint GAHE/ACHE/NAHSE Breakfast
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Topic: “ACOs and Healthcare Delivery System Reform”
Speaker: Kim Roeder, Partner in King & Spalding’s Healthcare Practice Group
Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
Time: 7:00-8:45 am
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour ACHE Qualified Education credit (formerly “Category 2”)

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 – in Atlanta
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Topic: “Managing for Morale: Effective Management Techniques to Retain Your Staff”
Location: Maggiano’s Atlanta/Buckhead
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit (formerly Category I)

Thursday, January 12, 2012 – hosted by Columbus Regional Healthcare System
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Topic: “Community Benefit Reporting”
Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Columbus Regional Conference Center at The Medical Center
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours ACHE Face-To-Face Education Credit (formerly Category I)

Monday, December 5, 2011 – ACHE Education Seminar in Macon
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Topics: “Secrets of Great Healthcare Organizations in Leading Change” AND “Aggressively Improve Cost, Quality and Throughput”
Location: Macon Centreplex, 200 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217
Networking Reception: Sunday, December 4, Macon Marriott City Center
ACHE CEUs: 6.0 hours Category I

Thursday, December 1, 2011 – Networking Evening
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Time: 6 – 8:00 pm
Location: Engine 11 Firehouse Tavern, 30 North Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Sponsor for this event: RPC – Research and Planning Consultants L.P.
ACHE CEUs: None

Friday, November 18, 2011 – Annual Meeting & 2012 Board Election
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Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Topic: “Sustaining a Financially Vibrant Healthcare Organization” – A joint program with HFMA
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hours Category I

Friday, November 4, 2011 – in Athens, Georgia
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Location: St. Mary’s Hospital, 1230 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30606
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Topic: “Reinventing Customer Service in Healthcare: Employee, Patient and Physician Perception to Improve Operational Margins”
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category I

Thursday, October 20, 2011 – Co-sponsored event: Georgia Bio Conference
“Emerging Changes in Research and Technology for Healthcare”
Time: 12:30-6:00 pm
Location: GTRI Conference Center, Atlanta
Panel 1: (1.5 hours ACHE Category 2 CEUs) – “Research Initiatives for Community Based Hospitals and Private Practices”
Panel 2: (1.5 hours ACHE Category I CEUs) – “Technology That Will Create Accountable Care”

Friday & Saturday, October 7-8, 2011 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
At Georgia Hospital Association, Marietta
CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday, September 16, 2011
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Topic: Green Hospitals and Healthcare
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours Category I

Thursday, August 25, 2011 – Dinner with the Chairman of ACHE
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Speaker: Rulon Stacey, PhD, FACHE — ACHE 2011-12 Chairman, and President & CEO – Poudre Valley Health System
Location: John A. Williams Ballroom, Cobb Galleria Centre
Topic: “Navigating Uncertainties of Healthcare Reform”
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Sponsor for this event: Xanitos
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category 2

Thursday, July 28, 2011 – Networking Evening
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Location: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant – Buckhead, 3242 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Sponsor for this event: Xanitos
ACHE CEUs: none

Friday, June 10, 2011 – High Tea
A joint program with Women’s Leadership Alliance (WLA) of Piedmont Healthcare
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Speaker: Donna Hyland, President & CEO, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Topic: “Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta: Leadership and People Strategy”
Location: Four Seasons, 75 Fourteenth Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category 2

Thursday, May 19, 2011 – Senior Executive Breakfast
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Topic: “Strategic Cost Reduction”
Speaker: Michael Rindler, President & CEO, Integrity Hospital Company
Sponsor for this event: Xanitos
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category 2

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
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Topic: “Care for the Uninsured and Underinsured”
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category I

Thursday, March 10, 2011
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Topic: “Reinventing Customer Service in Healthcare: Lessons Learned from the Best”
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours Category I

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 – Career Development Symposium & Resume Review
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Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30305
Time: 1:45 – 5:00 PM (immediately following GHA Annual Meeting)
ACHE CEUs: Category I and Category 2

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 – Joint GAHE/ACHE/NAHSE Breakfast at GHA Annual Meeting
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Speaker: Michael A. Young, FACHE – President & CEO, Grady Health System
Topic: “Anatomy of a Turnaround”
Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 30305
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 AM
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category 2

CANCELLED: Friday, January 14,2011
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Friday & Saturday, December 3-4, 2010 – BOG Exam Tutorial
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Location: Piedmont Hospital, 1968 Peachtree Rd. Atlanta, GA 30309
ACHE CEUs: 12.0 hours Category 2

Friday, November 19 – Joint meeting with NAHSE
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Location: Perimeter Mall, Maggiano’s Little Italy, 4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta, GA 30346
Topic: The Healthcare Organization’s Role in Formulating Public Policy: Health Reform Implications and Implementation
Speakers: Glenn Pearson, FACHE – Executive Vice President, Georgia Hospital Association; Rep. Howard Mosby – Representative District 90, State of Georgia Assembly; Larry Patrick – Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Panel Moderator: Patricia Ketsche – Associate Professor, Institute of Health Administration, Georgia State University; David Tanner – Director, Division of Health & Human Services, Office of the Governor of Georgia
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category I

CANCELLED: Tuesday, November 16 – North Georgia Regional Event in Rome, Georgia
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Thursday, October 7, 2010
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Topic: “Ethical Challenges in Healthcare Leadership”
Speakers: Moderator Charis Acree, FACHE – Sr. VP Operations, West Georgia Health System
Panelists include Oliver Halle – former FBI agent and President, Oliver G. Halle and Associates
Location: Emory Conference Center, 1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Time: 1:30-4:30 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours Category I

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 – Co-Sponsored Event: Georgia Bio Conference
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Topic: “Comparative Effectiveness: Comprehensive Quality Management Systems”
Location: GTRI Conference Center, 250 14th Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318
Time: 1:00 – 6:00 PM, reception following at 6:00 – 7:00 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours Cat I AND 3.0 hours Cat 2

Thursday, August 26, 2010 – Dinner with the Chair of ACHE
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Speaker: Christopher D. Van Gorder, FACHE – President and CEO, Scripps Health and 2010-2011 ACHE Chairman
Location: Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM
Sponsors: ARAMARK Healthcare | PricewaterhouseCoopers
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Cat 2

Thursday, August 12, 2010 – South Georgia Regional Program in Tifton
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Topic: Two panel presentations — “Medical Staff Relations” AND “The Healthcare Executive’s Role in IT Decisions”
Location: UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, 15 RDC Road, Tifton, Georgia 31793
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
ACHE CEUs: Total 3.0 hours Cat I (1.5 hours per panel)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 – High Tea (for Ladies Only)
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Topic: “Business Body Language: What You’re Saying When You’re Not Talking”
Speaker: April Nagel – CEO, firstPro, Inc.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel, 75 Fourteenth Street, Atlanta, Georgia
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Cat 2

Friday, May 14, 2010 — Senior Executive Luncheon
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Topic: “Medicare Decertification: A Hospital’s Near Death Experience”
Speaker: Alton T. Byers, FACHE – President, Tate Consulting
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Cat 2
Sponsors: ARAMARK Healthcare, Johnson Controls, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Friday, April 16, 2010 – Annual Meeting & ’10-’11 Board Election
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Topic: “Leading at the Speed of Trust”
Speaker: Jim Huling, Managing Consultant for FranklinCovey’s 4 Disciplines of Execution
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Cat 2

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
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Topic: Networking Evening: “Inside-Out: Make it Count! Delivering Authentic Leadership While Leveraging Your Personal Brand”
Speaker: Justin Honaman – Customer Intelligence Director, Coca-Cola Customer Business Solutions
Location: Villa Christina at Perimeter Summit, 4000 Summit Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30319
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Cat 2

Friday, March 12, 2010
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Topic: “Practicing High Reliability Teamwork to Achieve a Patient Safety Culture Change”
Speakers: Bill Cook, MD – Head of OB Services, Piedmont Fayette Hospital; Leah Leslie, RN – Nurse Manager, Perinatal Services, Piedmont Fayette Hospital; Stephen Powell – Principal and Managing Partner, Healthcare Team Training, LLC; Moderator: Joe Wassell – Director of Operations, Healthcare Team Training, LLC
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Cat 2

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 – Joint GAHE/NAHSE/GHA Breakfast at GHA Annual Meeting
Registration through Georgia Hopsital Association
Speaker: Leo E. Reichert, Partner – Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs
Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30305
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 AM
ACHE CEUs: 1.0 hour Category 2

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 – Career Development Symposium and Resume Review
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Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30305
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 PM
ACHE CEUs: 2.0 hours Cat I OR 1 hour Cat I plus 1 hour Cat 2 (depending on panels attended)

Friday, January 15, 2010 – Joint HFMA program
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Topic: “Sustaining a Financially Vibrant Healthcare Organization: An Executive Roundtable”
Speakers: Martin Gutkin – VP of Finance & CFO, Wellstar Kennestone Hospital; Chris Kane – Senior VP Strategic Business Development, Wellstar Health System; Bill Eikost (moderator) – Regional Vice President Eastern Division, AHC Inc.; Rhonda Perry – CFO, Medical Center of Central Georgia; Ed Brown – Sr. VP & CIO, Gwinnett Medical Center; NOTE: The originally scheduled speaker, Tracey Frederick, Senior Systems Analyst, Southern
Regional Health System, is unable to appear (1/4/10)
ACHE CEUs: Category 2 1.0 hour (NOTE: CEU type changed from early announcement)

Friday, November 13, 2009
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Sponsor for this event: Crothall Services Group
Topic: “Impact of Healthcare Reform on Patients, Employees, and Communities Served”
Panelists: William Moore – President & CEO, Atlanta Medical Center and Tenet Southeast Regional Market Leader; Phillip Wolfe, FACHE – President & CEO, Gwinnett Health System; Michael Young, FACHE – President & CEO, Grady Health System; Moderator: Reatha Clark, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Dominic Mack, Deputy Director, NCPC-MSM
(Note: The originally scheduled speaker, Dr. David Williams – President & CEO, Southside Medical Center is unable to appear).
ACHE CEUs: Category I (1.0 hour)

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 in Dalton
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Topic: “Northwest Georgia CEO Forum”
Panelists: John Bowling, FACHE, President & CEO, Hamilton Healthcare System; Kurt Stuenkel, FACHE, President & CEO, Floyd Medical Center; Ned Wilford, LFACHE, Retired President & CEO, Hamilton Healthcare System; Debra Moore, COO, Memorial Health Care System (Chattanooga); Moderator: Craig Honaman, FACHE, Principal, H&H Consulting Partners; NOTE: The originally scheduled speaker, Jim Hobson, FACHE is unable to appear (Date: 10/23/09)
Sponsor for this event: BDR Partners, LLC
Location: Brown Conference Center (in the Burkett Building) at Hamilton Medical Center, 1200 Memorial Dr., Dalton, GA
Time: 5:30 to 8:00 PM
ACHE CEUs: 1.5 hours Category 2

Friday, October 23, 2009 in Savannah
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Topic: “Personalized Medicine: From Research to Retail Using NCI-Driven IT Solutions”
Panelists: Kenneth Buetow, PhD – Associate Dir., Bioinformatics & Information Technology, NCI; Dir., NCI Center for Bioinformatics & Information Technology; Worta McCaskill-Stevens, MD – Program Dir., Community Oncology & Prevention Trial Research Group, NCI; William J. Todd – President & CEO, Georgia Cancer Coalition; Moderator: Howard Zaren, MD – Medical Dir., Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion
Location: Marsh Auditorium at Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds Dr. Savannah, Georgia
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
ACHE CEUs: Category 2 (1.5 hour)
Thank you to St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System for their generosity which enabled us to offer this powerful program

Thursday, October 8, 2009
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Topic: “Improving Quality and the Bottom Line Using Advanced Performance Improvement Methodologies”
Panelists: Scott Regan, Managing Partner, Regan & Partners, LLC
Dr. Marty Scott, VP, Quality and Patient Safety, Memorial Health University Medical Center
Dr. Marcia Delk, Sr. VP Medical Affairs and CQO, Wellstar Health System
ACHE CEUs: Category 2 (1.0 hour)

Wednesday, September 30 – State-wide Webinar
Topic: ” ‘Meaningful use’: The Marriage of EMRs and Quality”
Speaker: Pam Arlotto, President & CEO, Maestro Strategies, LLC
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Free registration
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ACHE CEUs: Category 2 (1.0 hour)

Friday & Saturday, September 25-26, 2009 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
At Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta
CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Friday, September 18, 2009 – Joint HFMA meeting
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Topic: “Medical Staff Relations: Strengthening Physician-Hospital Relationships”
ACHE Category I CEU – 1.0 hour
Panelists: Kenneth C. Kunze, MD – Chief Medical Officer, Wellstar Health System
Gary E. Matthews, MS – Principal, INNOVA Hospital Practice Solutions, LLC
Peggy Naas, MD, MBA – Vice President, Physician Strategies, VHA Inc.
Moderator: Peggy Miller Cella, Principal, EthosPartners Healthcare Management Group
NOTE 9/1/09: the originally scheduled moderator, Deborah Kolb Collier, Senior Principal, Noblis
is unable to appear )

Thursday, August 20, 2009
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Special Event Sponsors: Avatar International, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Waste Management
Topic: “Leadership Lessons of the World”
Speaker: Charles R. Evans, FACHE, ACHE 2009-2010 Chair
Location: John A. Williams Ballroom, Cobb Galleria Centre
Time: Reception 6:00-7:00 PM; Dinner & Program 7:00-9:00 PM

Wednesday, July 15, 2009
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Sponsor for this event: Ackerman Medical, 2009 Silver Level Sponsor
Topic: “Getting Plugged In: Efficient Networking for Healthcare Executives”
Speaker: Barbara Giamanco – CEO, Talent Builders (7/9/09: The originally scheduled speaker, Randy Hain of Bell Oaks Executive Search is unable to appear)
6:00-8:00 PM at Villa Christina

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
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Topic: High Tea (for Ladies Only): “Living Your Best Life Through Stress Reduction”
Speaker: Gena Kay Shealy, WorkLife Solutions, LLC
3:00-5:00 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel, 75 Fourteenth Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 – By invitation: Senior Executive Luncheon
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Topic: “Health Finance Policy”
Speaker: Ronald Bachman, Sr. Fellow, Center for Health Transformation

Friday, April 24, 2009 – Category I in Savannah
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Offered by GAHE in partnership with Armstrong Atlantic State University and Ft Stewart/Winn Army Community Hospital
ACHE CAT I CEU 1.5 Hour
Topic: “Reinventing Customer Service in Healthcare: Lessons Learned from the Best”
Speakers: Col. John P. Collins, FACHE, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Commander, Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield; Whip Triplett, EVP, North Point Hospitality Group; Penny Horton, Patient and Family Satisfaction Coordinator, Memorial University Medical Center; Sherry Danello, CNO, St. Joseph’s/Candler; Moderator: Stephen Machen, FACHE, COO/SVP Sumter Regional Hospital and ACHE Regent Coastal Plains (Note: the originally scheduled moderator, Don Avery, FACHE, was not able to attend)
Location: The Armstrong Center for Professional & Continuing Education at Armstrong Atlantic State University

Friday, April 17, 2009 – Annual Meeting & ’09-’10 Officer Elections
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Topic: “Employer of Choice”
Speaker: Linda Matzigkeit, Senior VP Human Resources, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Thursday, March 5, 2009
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Topic: “Evidence Based Design: A Tour Through the Design Process”
Speaker: Robert Farrow, Principal, Director Healthcare S.E. Region, HKS, Inc.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 – Career Development Symposium/Resume Review
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ACHE CAT I CEU 3.0 Hours: 1.5 hours for each panel program. Your name must appear on the sign in sheet for each program.
Topic: Two ACHE Category I Panel Discussions:
“Career Positioning: Proactively Managing Your Professional Development” (1.5 hours Cat. I CEU)
“Managing for Moral: Effective Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Georgia’s Rapidly Changing Healthcare Workforce” (1.5 hours Cat. I CEU)
Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 30305
Time: Networking 12:45-1:30 PM; Program 1:30 to 5:00 PM

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 – Annual GHA/ACHE/GAHE/NAHSE Joint Breakfast
Registration through Georgia Hospital Association
Topic: “Changing Healthcare Delivery: New Models Focused on Quality and Value”
Speaker: Fred Sanfilippo, M.D., PhD, Emory Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, CEO Woodruff Health Sciences Center & Chairman of Emory Healthcare
Location: Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 30305
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 AM

Friday, January 16, 2009
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ACHE CAT I CEU 1.0 Hour
Topic: “Green Hospitals and Healthcare: Resource Conservation by Going Green”

Friday, December 12, 2015 – BOG Exam Tutorial Workshop: “Fundamentals of Healthcare Management”
At Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta
CEUs: 12 hours ACHE Qualified Education (formerly “Category 2”)

Wed., December 3, 2008 in Athens
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ACHE CAT I 1.5 Hour
Topic: “Reinventing Customer Service in Healthcare: Pursuing the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award”
Location: John Alan Drew Lecture Hall, Athens Regional Medical Center
Sponsors for this event: Precision Practice Management | Ackerman & Co.

Thursday, November 13, 2008
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ACHE CAT I 1.0 Hour
Topic: “The Healthcare Organization’s Role in Formatting Public Policy: Implications of Medicaid Reductions”
Speakers: William Moore, President & CEO Atlanta Medical Center, SE Market Leader, Tenet Health System; Glenn Pearson, FACHE, Executive VP, GHA; Rep. Howard Mosby, Georgia House of Representatives Dist. 90; William Custer, PhD, Dir. Health Services Research, Robinson Col. of Business, GSU; Moderator Marie Cameron, FACHE, Executive-in-Residence & Instructor, Robinson Col. of Business, GSU

Thursday, October 30, 2008
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Topic: “Preparing for the Inevitable Changes in Healthcare Delivery: Our Tragedy of the Commons”
Speaker: Nathan Kaufman, Kaufman Strategic Advisors
Location: Richard H. Rich Auditorium, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta GA

Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
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ACHE Category I CEU 1.0 Hour
Topic: Walking the Public Reporting System’s Minefield: Pay for Performance (Value Based Purchasing)
Speakers: Bryan Bowles – Program Director Healthcare Informatics, Premier, Inc.; Kenneth R. Wicker – Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Doctors Hospital (HCA) Augusta; Moderator Redge Hanna – Director of Service Performance, Emory Healthcare

Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 – at Columbus Regional Medical Center
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ACHE Category I CEU 1.0 Hour
Topic: Ensuring Your Community’s Emergency Preparedness: Georgia’s Trauma Network

Thursday, August 21, 2008 — Dinner with the Chair of ACHE
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Speaker: MG David A. Rubenstein, FACHE, Chairman of ACHE
Topic: Healthcare Leadership: Views From My Foxhole
Cobb Galleria Center, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 – WHE Forum High Tea & Networking
Topic: For Ladies Only: Doing it All, Doing It Well, and Keeping Your Sanity
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3:00 – 5:00 PM at Park 75 at The Four Seasons Hotel, Atlanta
Sponsor for this event: HKS, Inc., Silver Level Sponsor

Thursday, May 15, 2008 – Senior Executive Luncheon
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Topic: Do Better Boards Have Better Hospitals? The Challenges of Improving Governing Board Effectiveness
Speaker: Kathryn J. McDonagh, PhD, FACHE, featured presenter at ACHE’s 2007 CEO Bootcamp

Wednesday, April 23, 2008
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ACHE Category I CEU (1.0 hour)
Topic: Service Line Development at MCCG
5:30 – 8:00 PM at The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon

Thursday, April 17, 2008 – Annual Meeting and Election of 2008-09 Board
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Topic: Beyond the Sound Bite: Presidential Candidates’ Position on Health Reform
Speaker: Reatha Clark, Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Sponsors for this event: Platinum Level Sponsors AMERIGROUP Community Care, ARAMARK Healthcare

Thursday, March 27, 2008 – GAHE/NAHSE Joint Meeting
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Topic: Diversity in Healthcare Leadership: Return of Investment (ROI), Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Sponsor for this event: ARAMARK Healthcare, Platinum Level Sponsor

Friday, February 8, 2008 – Joint GHA/GAHE/ACHE/NAHSE Breakfast
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Topic: The Role of Public Health in Patient Safety
Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Baily, Chief of the Office of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Grand Hyatt Atlanta-Buckhead, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Friday, February 8, 2008 – Career Development Symposium
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ACHE Category I CEU 3.0 hours
Grand Hyatt Atlanta-Buckhead, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Friday, January 18, 2008
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ACHE Category I CEU 1.0 hours
Topic: Developing High Performance Teams: Master Facility Planning, It Really Is About The Vision

Friday, December 7, 2007
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Holiday Networking & Community Care Event to benefit Atlanta Children’s Shelter, Inc.
Sponsored by WHE Forum
at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, 12:00-3:00 PM

Thursday, November 29, 2007
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Topic: Healthcare 2017: Quality Through Value – Health Economics, Care Delivery and Technology in the Decade Ahead
Speaker: Jonathan Perlin, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Senior VP of Quality, HCA

Friday, October 26, 2007
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Topic: The Impact of Safety Net Health Services Organizations

Friday, September 14, 2007
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ACHE Category I CEU 1.5 Hours
Topic: Panel discussion: “Ensuring Your Community’s Emergency Preparedness”

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 – Dinner with the Chair of ACHE
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Speaker: Thomas Dolan, FACHE, President & CEO of ACHE
“Observations for Healthcare Executives: A Catalyst for Conversation””
Location: Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Buckhead
Note posted 8/21/07: The originally scheduled speaker, ACHE Chairman Alyson Pitman Giles, FACHE, is unable to appear.
Gold Level Sponsor: Medical Doctor Associates, Inc.

Thursday, May 24, 2007
Senior Executive Luncheon
Speaker: Kevin Lofton, President & CEO, Catholic Health Initiatives and Chairman, American Hospital Association
Topic: “The AHA Agenda: Perspectives and Priorities of the Current Chair”

Thursday, May 17, 2007
WHE Forum Spring Networking Event
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Location: Table 1280 at Woodruff Arts Center

Saturday, April 21, 2007
Career Development Symposium
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ACHE Category I CEU 3.0 hours.

Thursday, April 12, 2007
Annual Meeting
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Speaker: Dr. David Satcher, 16th US Surgeon General
Topic: “Leadership Challenges: Before, During and After the Storm”
Event Sponsor: KPMG LLP and AMERIGROUP Community Care, Platinum Level Sponsors

Thursday, March 15, 2007
Annual joint meeting with NAHSE
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Speakers: Amri B. Johnson, MPH, Executive Vice President, Cook Ross, Inc.and Ric Ransom, JD, MHA, Vice President of Operations, WellStar Kennestone Hospital
Topic: “Building Capacity and Making the Case for Cultural Competency at WellStar Health”
Event Sponsor: AMERIGROUP Community Care, Gold Level Sponsor

Thursday, March 1, 2007
WHE (Women Healthcare Executives) Forum Event – click here for event details
Topic: “What Happened to My White Picket Fence: Taking Responsibility and Leadership of Your Life”
Speaker: Kathy Smith

Friday, February 16, 2007
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ACHE/GHA/NAHSE/GAHE Breakfast
at Grand Hyatt Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Speaker: Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ACHE
Topic: “A Fresh Look at Professionalism: Reenergizing ACHE’s Commitment to Advancing Healthcare Management Excellence”

Thursday, January 25, 2007
Panel Discussion: “New Facilities Construction and Expansion: Developing High Performance Teams”
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ACHE Category I CEU 1.0 Hours
Sponsor for this event: KPMG LLP

Thursday, December 7, 2006
WHE Forum (Women Healthcare Executives ) Holiday Networking Event, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
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Location: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse – Centennial Park

Thursday, November 16, 2006
Topic: “Global Healthcare Strategies” – Healthcast 2020: Creating a Sustainable Future
Reatha Clark, Partner – Health Industries Advisory, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Thursday, October 26, 2006
Topic: “The Princess Bride: Game Theory and Hospital Performance”
Stephen Mayfield, AHA Senior Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety and Director of the AHA Quality Center

Thursday September 28, 2006
Topic: Legislative Update with State Senator Don Balfour

Thursday, August 24, 2006
Dinner with ACHE Chairman
Location: Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Buckhead
Speaker: William (Bill) Schoenhard, FACHE, Chairman of ACHE

Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Senior Executive Luncheon
Speaker: Jack Bovender, Jr. FACHE – Chairman & CEO, HCA

April 26, 2006
Career Development Symposium
The Loudermilk Center, 40 Courtland St., Atlanta, GA 30303

Thursday, April 20, 2006
Topic: “Future Directions of Healthcare Reform”
Ken Thorpe

Thursday, March 2, 2006
Topic: “The Mathis Maxims: Lessons in Leadership”
Larry Mathis
Past President of ACHE 1997-1998: ACHE Gold Medal Award

(WHE Forum Event)
Friday, February 3, 2006
Topic: “Living Intentionally: Work-life balance”
Dr. Kathleen Hall, Author and CEO of “Alter Your Life”

Thursday, January 12, 2006
Topic: Ethics Seminar (2 hours)
Oliver Halle, Former FBI agent, on white collar crime

(WHE Forum Event)
Thursday December 1, 2005 5PM-7PM
Evening Holiday Networking Meeting
Location: Vinocity Winebar

Friday November 18, 2005
Topic: Medicaid, Managed Care & Department of Community Health Update
Jeffery J. Anderson, Partner, Callaway Partners, LLC

Thursday, October 13, 2005
Topic: CEO Update
John Fox, CEO – Emory Healthcare

(WHE Forum Event)
Thursday September 23, 2005|
Topic: “It’s Personal and Professional: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for Women”
Dr. Nanette Wenger M.D., Chief of Cardiology Grady Memorial Hospital & Professor Emory School of Medicine

Wednesday, August 3, 2005 – 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
GAHE Presents: Samuel L. Odle, FACHE
Chairman of American College of Healthcare Executives
Location: Windham Midtown Hotel

Thursday, May 19, 2005
Senior Executive Luncheon
Speaker: S. Truett Cathy, Founder and Chairman, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Thursday, April 21, 2005 – Annual Meeting
Topic: “Emerging Business Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Everything you wanted to know about the economics, demand and R & D”
Presenters: Wade Smith, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Frank Rogers, Glaxo SmithKline, Inc.
Meeting Sponsor – American Medical Response

Thursday, March 10, 2005
Joint meeting with NAHSE
Topic: “Diversity in Healthcare: What, When, Where, Why and How?”
Rupert Evans, President – Institute for Diversity and Charlie Evans, President – HCA Eastern Division

Thursday, February 17, 2005
ACHE/GAHE/NAHSE/WHE Breakfast
Renaissance Waverly Hotel
Speaker: Charles R. Evans, FACHE
President Eastern Group HCA

January 26 – 27, 2005
Georgia Tech College of Architecture’s Conference
Topic: “Keeping Hospital Construction Projects Healthy: Reducing Financial Risk in Healthcare Capital Programs”
8.0 hours of Category II

January 13, 2005
Topic: “Workforce Shortage: Are We in the Eye of the Storm?”
Karen Waters, VP – GHA, Professional Services

November 17, 2004
Topic: CEO Update
Robert M. Lipson, MD, CEO, WellStar Health System

October 28, 2004
Topic: “The Presidential Election: The Expected Winners and Losers in Healthcare”
Christopher M. Kane, KPMG, LLP

September 27, 2004
Topic: Legislative Update “Medicare Payments for Outcomes”
Congressman Johnny Isakson

May 13, 2004
Senior Executive Luncheon
Topic: “Transforming Health and Healthcare”
Newt Gingrich, former Speaker, U. S. House of Representatives.

April 15, 2004
Topic: “Medicare Payments for Outcomes”
Speaker: Stephanie Alexander
Premier

April 2, 2004
Career Development Symposium
Topic: “Creating Career Momentum – Workshops and seminars for healthcare management students and early careerists”
Workshops 10AM -12PM
Seminar/Panel Discussion 12PM – 4:30PM

March 18, 2004
Topic: “Emerging Trends – Where are we heading”
Speaker: Judith E. Belt
Jennings, Ryan, Kolb

February 18, 2004 8:00AM
ACHE/GAHE/NSHE/WHE Breakfast Meeting
Topic: “How Can You Be Sure You Have a Qualified Executive”
Larry Sanders, Chairman & CEO Columbus Regional Healthcare System
2003-2004 ACHE Chairman

January 16, 2004
Topic: “Grady’s Role in the Atlanta Region – So Much More than an Inner-City Hospital”
Andrew Agwunobi, MD
CEO, Grady Health System

December 3, 2003
Topic: SARS Update
James Augustine MD, FACEP

November 14, 2003
Topic: “Patient Saftey – What were we thinking?”
Leigh Hamby MD, MHA

October 22, 2003
Topic: “Crisis in out ER’s”
Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH

September 27, 2003
Topic: Legislative Update
State Representative Phil Gingrey

June 19, 2003
Topic: “The Future of Healthcare: Challenges and Implications”
John Watts President / Chief Executive Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

May 15, 2003
GAHE Annual Meeting
Bonnie Phipps
Chief Executive Officer, St Joseph’s Healthcare of Atlanta

April 16, 2003
Career Development Seminar
Networking / Cocktail Reception

March 7, 2003
Topic: “Issues of the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL)”
Steve Loebs, Ph. D. & Larry Tyler, FACHE

January 15, 2003
ACHE/GAHE/NAHSE /WHE Breakfast Meeting Executives Meeting
Thomas C. Dolan, Ph.D., FACHE, CAE President/CEO, American College of Healthcare Executives

November 15, 2002
Topic: Update from New Piedmont CEO
Tim Stack, CEO Piedmont Hospital

April 24, 2002
Topic: “Health Care Forecast: Rain Clearing, Scattered Clouds Ahead”
David A. Anderson and Christopher Kane, Health Care Futures, LLP

March 29, 2002
Topic: “ACHE… Why It Makes a Difference”
Larry Sanders, FACHE
ACHE Chairman-Elect, Chairman & CEO Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Inc.