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Local Chapter Update: Chapter leadership agreement forms due March 15

CDI Strategies, March 3, 2016

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The Chapter Advisory Board recently revised its local chapter agreement form to include incentives for volunteer leaders and additional guidance for leadership teams. All local chapter leadership volunteers need to review the updated agreement and return it (electronic signatures are valid) to ACDIS Associate Editorial Director Melissa Varnavas at, by Tuesday, March 15.

  • The Kansas City Missouri ACDIS Chapter meets Tuesday, March 8, at Olathe Medical Center. For information, contact
  • The Arizona ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, March 9, at the Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix. For information, email Victoria Bruno at  
  • The Hawaii ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, March 9, noon to 2 p.m., at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. For information, email April Ramos at  
  • The Connecticut ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, March 10, 1:30-3 p.m., at The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. For information, contact MaryAnn Shanley at or Janet Richardson at  
  • The Virginia ACDIS Chapter meets Saturday, March 12, in Richmond. For information, email Autumn Reiter at  
  • The Colorado ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, March 24, 4:30-6 p.m., at the University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Medical Campus, in Aurora. For information, email Sheryl Hines at
  • The Massachusetts ACDIS Chapter meets Tuesday, March 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Mitchell Levy, MD, chief of critical care medicine and member of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign executive committee will present. Register by March 15. For information, email Aimee Van Balen at
  • The Georgia ACDIS Chapter holds its spring meeting Friday, April 1, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Athens Regional Medical Center. For a complete agenda, visit the GA ACDIS Facebook page. Register to Linda Conner by email at
  • The Heart of Texas ACDIS Chapter (Waco) meets Tuesday, April 5, 4:30 p.m., to discuss CDI efforts in patient safety indicators and hierarchical condition categories. For information, contact Sharon Cole at  
  • ACDIS Greater St. Louis Missouri Chapter meets Wednesday, April 13, 6:30-8 p.m. at Missouri Baptist. For information, contact Michael McKelvey at  
  • The Indiana ACDIS Chapter meets Saturday, April 30, at the Memorial Hospital in Gary. For information, email Lee Walton at  
  • The Oregon Northwest Chapter of ACDIS meets Friday, May 6, at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. For information, contact Karen Gray at

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