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On October 24th, Healthcare Administrators of Tidewater is pleased to present:

Workplace Violence Prevention

A Panel Discussion

Violence and threats to safety within the healthcare setting have becoming increasingly commonplace. Repeated exposure to these situations is contributing to stress and burnout of the healthcare workforce. This panel will address multiple aspects of this problem and potential solutions to include behavioral health strategies, safety and security tactics, and efforts focused on employee safety and resilience.

Panelists include:
•Jessica Lowder, MHA, Vice President of Operations, Sentara Obici Hospital
•Alison Land, FACHE, MBA, MHA, Vice President, Behavioral Health Services, Sentara Healthcare
•James Newton, Administrative Director, Behavioral Health, Bon Secours Virginia Health Systems
•Mary Padgett, BSN, RN, Corporate Director, Employee Health Services, Worker’s Compensation & Environmental Health/Safety, Sentara Healthcare

Event Details:

•5:30-6:30 PM – Networking Hour (Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served)
•6:30-8:00 PM – Educational Session

Many thanks to our event sponsor: Sentara Obici Hospital

To encourage the development of our student healthcare leaders, free admission will be available to students who sign-up for the event at least 3 days in advance and have a valid Student ID. We’re excited to learn with you!

Tickets are available at: Tickets- ACHE Event

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.

For more information about our chapter or upcoming events, check out our website ( or our new Facebook page (

Networking Event

HCAT’s Membership Committee is excited for our next networking event! The Healthcare Administrators of Tidewater will be hosting a networking event on August 26th, 2019 at Legend Brewing Co., located at 1 High Street – N Landing #B in Portsmouth, VA 23704. The event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the lounge area. Please come out and join us for a fun night of networking with our members and friends! There is no charge to attend this event aside from your drink order. This is not a “members only” event so please encourage your friends and colleagues to join you! For more information about our chapter or upcoming events, visit our website or our Facebook page 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:

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