Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Healthcare Clinical and Financial Systems

By Bridget K. Burke Our resources are being stretched thin, our operational teams are constantly grappling with challenges, and we are being driven to find solutions that optimize revenue cycle initiatives and streamline processes. Automating back-end patient financial services such as denial management, claims status verification, and patient financial responsibility with AI can free up staff to focus on patient-centered work.

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Joint Commission, CMS Announce New Health Equity Efforts

The Joint Commission (TJC) and The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are growing their efforts to address systemic problems that impact care. Read on for details.

CAHL Annual Meeting August 24

Join us in Walnut Creek! Our annual gathering kicks off with a special face-to-face program on gender parity in leadership from 3:30-5 p.m. (separate registration required).

Delvecchio S. Finley, FACHE, Chair of ACHE, keynotes our Annual Meeting & Awards.

We've extended networking hours to give ourselves more time together! Mix and mingle from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m., and don't forget to stop by for your free professional head shot.

Thank you to CAHL diamond sponsor ShiftMed and our platinum sponsors Aramark Healthcare+, Gurnick and Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area for their annual support. Thank you to Aramark+ for sponsoring our Annual Meeting Networking Cocktail Reception, and to John Muir Health for supporting our Professional Photo Booth there.
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Volunteer Spotlight | Sanjit K. Sodhi

Sanjit K. Sodhi
Sanjit K. Sodhi, FACHE, is involved with the Membership Advancement and Career Development & Transition committees with CAHL. Sanjit was one in a cohort of twelve 2022 ACHE’s Thomas C Dolan Executive Diversity Scholars. She is Chief Operating Officer for Kaiser Permanente’s Vacaville Medical and Trauma Level II Center and serves on the board of Solano County Economic Development. Please …

Registration Opens for Fall BOG Exam Prep Workshops

Are you pursuing your FACHE? Registration is now open for the fall Board of Governors Exam prep workshops. The 5-Saturday series begins Oct. 7. Registration is only $25 for five 90-minute webinar sessions, and 8 ACHE qualified education credits are available.

Recently-accredited fellows have shared their experiences with the BOG prep sessions and their reflections on pursuing their FACHE. Click through below for their insights.

Mentorship Spotlight | Alex Aleman

Mentorship Spotlight | Alex Aleman
Alex Aleman is a Senior Quality Specialist with Kaiser Permanente. He shares his insights as a mentee in the Spring 2023 Formal Mentor Program. Describe your CAHL Formal Mentor program cohort experience. "It was an amazing experience to be a mentee in the CAHL Mentor Program. The committee volunteers ensured to match me with a mentor whose career directly aligns with …

Student Council Spotlight | Sayoni Mukhopadhyay

Student Council Spotlight | Sayoni Mukhopadhyay
CAHL is profiling the 2023 members of the CAHL Hen Student Council. These early careerists are active in engaging peers who are building their healthcare expertise as they advance into and within the industry. School: University of California- San Francisco (UCSF) Future Plans: My future plans are to explore different career opportunities and successfully transition into administration in the healthcare …

CAHL HEN Scholarship Applications Close Sept. 30

Apply online for both the undergraduate and graduate scholarships.

August Events

Meet new colleagues and build your career and your network. Click each image for more details

Warm welcome to new CAHL members

Barnali Bhattacharjee
Guriqbal S. Brar, BDS, MHA
Thomas D. Kiryakous
Amanda Browne
Lori A. Aston-Dixon, BSN
Sarah Cevallos
Ronald Crealese
Ian DiPace
Leeann M. Nabors
Hamid S. Syed
Grant Cho
Grace Greenstein
Adreun Malone, MSHA
Courtney C. Maxwell, MHA
Diane Moore
Smruti Patel, MHA
Leslie Hassan-Seidman, APRN, NP
Ann Allen
Pavan Attur
Kelly D. Enghofer, MBA, MOT
Nathanael J. White, BS, MHA
Mary Frimpong
David Bacci
Christina Lasich, MD
Angelica Marie Chanco-Larios, MD
Mark Selna, MD
Tom Whitelock
Jeralynn Fredrick, MS, RN
Julia Williams
Sheri Pereira
Alex G. Last
Keith Leech Jr., Jr.
Jib Martens
Juan J. Diaz, MBA
Felix W. Tsai
Pranali P. Sonawane
PO2 Michael A. Jenkins
Edmond L. Montgomery, MS, RN, NEA-BC

Congratulations to New ACHE Fellows

Kinisha M. Campbell, MPH, FACHE
Jamaal D. Lofton, FACHE

Thank you Sponsors

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