Alabama Council of Hospital Auxiliaries (ACHA)

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Welcome to the home page of the Alabama Council of Hospital Auxiliaries (ACHA), the statewide organization designed to support volunteers at hospitals, nursing homes and other health care organizations. An affiliate of the Alabama Hospital Association, the ACHA provides programs and services that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of auxiliaries, in an effort to improve the overall quality of health care provided to Alabamians.

 

2020 ACHA Fall Conference

The 2020 ACHA Fall Conference will be held October 11-14 at Lake Guntersville State Park in Guntersville, Ala.  The vendor event will be held Oct. 12.  Mark your calendar and watch for more information to be posted.

 

2019 ACHA Fall Conference 

The 2019 ACHA Fall Conference was indeed a magical experience.  The ACHA 2019 Fall Conference, held Oct. 6-9 at the Hilton Birmingham at UAB, was all about fun, with some serious discussions thrown in for good measure.  There was something for everyone – from bingo on Sunday to a line-up of terrific speakers who provided applicable and timely information on the health care world. See information below from the speakers who agreed to share their presentations on the website.

 

>> The Future of Healthcare by Keith Granger

>> Technology 101 by Scheree Datcher (individual handouts linked below)

Basic Computer Vocabulary
Computer Skills Checklist
Easy Step-by-Step Internet search
Google Maps
Health and Safety Tips for Using a Computer
How to turn on a Laptop
PowerPoint
Step-by-step to open MS Word
Step-by-Step to set up a Gmail Account
Turn off the computer
Turn on the computer
Use a Mouse
Word Processing Practice Act

>>  A Long, Healthy Life by Allan Pickens, MD

 


2019-2020 ACHA Board

ACHA Chairman
Bonnie Molett
Vaughan Regional Medical Center Auxiliary

ACHA Chairman-elect / Program Co-Chair
Johnnie Knott
Greene County Hospital Auxiliary
Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

ACHA Past Chairman
Linda Patterson
Providence Hospital Auxiliary

ACHA District I Chairman
Betty Hendrix
Marshall Medical Center North Auxiliary

ACHA District I Vice Chairman
Carolyn Wakefield
Marshall Medical Center North Auxiliary

ACHA District II Chairman
Annette Morrison
Fayette Medical Center Auxiliary

ACHA District II Vice Chairman
Cj Mazone
DCH Regional Medical Center Auxiliary

ACHA District III Chairman
Fay Burns
East Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary

ACHA District III Vice Chairman
Carol Bell
Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital

ACHA District IV Chairman
Ed Serba
Springhill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

ACHA District IV Vice Chairman
Florence Crawford
Springhill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

ACHA Newsletter Chairman
Jan McDonald
Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

ACHA Gift Shop Chairman
Essie “Bill” Nickles
Vaughan Regional Medical Center Auxiliary

ACHA Project Chairman
Patsy Haynes
Regional Medical Center – Anniston Auxiliary

ACHA Program Co-Chair
vacant

DVS Liaison
Glenn Ireland, CDVS
Princeton Baptist Medical Center

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For the purpose of maintaining good communications between the local auxiliaries and the ACHA board, there are four district auxiliaries. To view a county map detailing the districts, click here. The Board of the ACHA has developed a Manual, which contains the ACHA state bylaws and information to help structure and organize a local volunteer group. Click here to access the ACHA Manual.