USC Student Health Council

9/17 @ 6PM Networking Nights 2013: Meet the Professionals


Networking nights kick off with
a lesson in networking by former SHC President Susan Lam, MHA’12,
on September 16th, 5 P.M. in RGL 308.

After Monday’s event, follow up Tuesday night by
meeting professional organizations in the healthcare industry,
such as HCE, HFMA and HIMSS,
on September 17, 6 P.M.
in the Engemann Student Health Center, Trojan Conference Room (101/102).

Don’t know what they’re about? Here’s some background:

  • Health Care Executives (HCE) of SoCal
    • HCE is the independent, local Southern California chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery. Together, they work to provide¬†access to networking, education and career development.
    • Representatives:
      • Kim Athmann King, MBA, FACHE
        ACHE Regent-Southern California and Immediate Past President
        Strategy Advantage, Inc. 
      • Mark Maramba, MHA
        Chair, Program Councils At Large
        Systems Administrator – Managed Care Operations
        Bright Health Physicians of PIH
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
    • HFMA is the primary professional society for healthcare financial management executives and leaders. HFMA members can be found in all areas of the healthcare system, including hospitals, managed care organizations, physician practices, accounting firms, and insurance companies.
    • Representative:
      • Erin Quillen, M.S.
        Social/Networking Chair
        Board of Directors
        Southern California HFMA Chapter
        Director of Patient Accounting and Access
        USC Engemann Student Health Center
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
    • HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.
    • Representative:
      • Thao Tran
        Healthcare IT consultant
        George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services alum
        Southern California Public Health Association Council member

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