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Educational Events

Healthcare Administrators of Tidewater and ASQ: Hampton Roads Section are pleased to present:

Quality Management Systems: The State of Quality

Quality is central to our mission as health care leaders. During this panel, we will hear from some of Virginia’s thought leaders on the State of Quality in our community, Virginia, and across the nation. Our esteemed panel set the stage for an evening of dynamic presentations and robust discussion.

Panel Members:
•Carole Guinane, MBA, RN, CPHQ; VP of System Orthopedics at Sentara Healthcare
•Sandip Godambe, MD, PhD, MBA; VP of Quality and Clinical Integration, Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Professor, Pediatrics, at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
•Abraham Segres, MHA; VP of Quality and Patient Safety at Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association

Event Moderator: Debbie Newman, MBA, FHIMSS, FACHE; President, RJA Consulting International

Event Details:
•5:30-6:30 PM – Networking
•6:30-8:00 PM – Panel presentations and discussion
•Dinner will be served
•Event Sponsor: Children’s Hospital of King’s Daughter

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This program has been developed and is presented locally by Healthcare Administrators of Tidewater. The American College of Healthcare Executives has awarded 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits to this program.

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Networking Event

HCAT’s Membership Committee is excited for our next networking event! Please join us at the Mermaid Winery on Shore Drive in Va. Beach on May 20th from 5:30 PM to 7:30PM. There is no charge to attend this event aside from what you order. This is not a ‘members only’ event so please encourage your friends and colleagues to join you! In addition to our normal networking festivities, we will also provide a short presentation regarding advancement to Fellow in ACHE. If you have been thinking of advancing please make plans to attend and come prepared with any questions you may have regarding the advancement process. Please RSVP at least one day prior to each event so we can ensure we have a large enough table for the group. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.   Please register at: