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Creative Volunteer Roles
June 3, 2015
2:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. CT, 11:00 a.m. PT (90 minutes)
1.5 CEU credit hours will be awarded for this presentation.

ReThinking Population Health Strategies in Your Organization
June 3, 2015
2:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. CT, 11:00 a.m. PT (60 minutes)
1.0 CEU credit hours will be awarded for this presentation.

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AHVRP 2015 Conference
September 19-22, 2015
Orlando World Center Marriott
Orlando, FL



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AHVRP 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition - Orlando, FL
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Conference Highlights You Won't Want to Miss:

Nationally Recognized Speakers! 

Leeza Gibbons - Saturday Opening Keynote, 4:30 p.m.

Jon Gordon - Sunday General Session, 10:00 a.m.

Ian Morrison - Tuesday Closing Keynote, 10:00 a.m.

Six tracks totaling 36 educational sessions - session details coming soon!

  • Auxilians/Volunteers
  • Health Care Human Resources
  • Professional Development
  • Retail
  • Veterans Administration
  • Volunteer Services

Topics to include:

-Volunteer Engagement, Benchmarking and Reporting, Legal Do's and Don'ts in Volunteer Management, Group Interviews, Orientations, Summer Student Programs, Retail Planning Merchandising, Change Management, Wellness, Recruitment, Selection, Onboarding, Offboarding, Performance Management and so much more. 

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The Power of One

Special Announcement from the American Hospital Association (AHA)


WASHINGTON (May 4,  2015) – The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Board of Trustees today announced Rick Pollack as the next president and chief executive officer of the national group representing America’s hospitals and health systems.  A 32-yearveteran of the AHA, Pollack will succeed Richard J. Umbdenstock, who announced his retirement in November and will retire at the end of 2015.

Since 1991, Pollack has served as AHA’s executive vice president for advocacy and public policy responsible for the development, implementation and management of the association’s advocacy, representation and public affairs activities, which have been cited by numerous national publications as one of the most influential and effective lobbying organizations in Washington. He will become the 11th person to hold the top post in the association’s 117-year history.

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AHA honors four hospital volunteer programs

Apr 7, 2015

The AHA on May 4 will present four Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence, recognizing extraordinary hospital volunteer programs for their positive impact on patients, hospitals, health systems and communities. The honorees are: “Fairview’s Youth Grief Services,” Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis; “Senior Health Insurance Information Program,” UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA; “Tails on the Trails Walk-A-Thon,” Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, CA; and “Victory Band,” Detroit (MI) Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. The awards will be presented at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C. For more on the HAVE recipients, see the AHA news release

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