Fletcher Allen Medical Staff Office Manager Appointed to National Board

first_imgKay Brown, C.M.S.C., C.P.C.S., manager of the Medical Staff Office atFletcher Allen Health Care, has been chosen to serve on the NationalCertification Board of the National Association of Medical Staff Services(NAMSS). In this position, Brown will be the Northeast representative andwill help draft and evaluate certification requirements for medical staffservices personnel throughout the country. She will be working withhospitals of all sizes — from large urban academic medical centers toone-person Medical Staff Offices at small community hospitals. Theappointment is a three-year commitment.”The challenge that has beenplaced before me is an honor but also a formidable one. We will besetting the standards for the future of medical staff professionals acrossthe nation,” Brown said. “I look forward to representing the Northeaststates as well as Fletcher Allen Health Care during my tenure on theNational Certification Board.”Brown was hired as the Medical Staff Office manager at Fletcher Allen in April 2001. At Fletcher Allen, she works with a medical staff of more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners, allied health professionals and others. The Medical Staff Office is responsible for medical staff appointments, re-appointments and credentialing. The Office also maintains the medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and provides support for 16 medical staff committees.In addition to her involvement with NAMSS, Kay serves as president of theVermont Association of Medical Staff Services. She has more than 20 yearsexperience in the health care field. Prior to joining Fletcher Allen,Brown served as medical staff coordinator at St. Vincent Hospital inIndianapolis. Before working at St. Vincent Hospital, Brown was aparamedic for 20 years in Indiana. She also worked with that state’semergency management department as a division director, helping tomitigate disasters and establish injury prevention programs, among otherduties. An Indiana native, Brown graduated from Purdue University in WestLafayette, Indiana. She lives in Milton, Vermont with her family.last_img read more

The top ways millennials are using technology

first_imgIt’s a simple fact: Millennials love their technology. We don’t need a 10 year study to prove what we constantly see – young people with their noses stuck in a smart phone, tablet or laptop. It doesn’t matter the situation; Instagramming their food, snapping selfies on a stick, or reading the latest post on Reddit, even sleeping with their phones next to their heads. It’s hard to get a millennial away from their “lifeline” and it’s become a lucrative way for marketers to reach them. One could argue it’s becoming just about the only way.So how can an advertiser use this to their advantage? What ways are Millennials using technology that would allow a brand to naturally engage them? Below we’ve provided 4 ways that they’re using technology, and how marketing managers can join their conversation.Technology Allows Millennials to Stay Close with Friends and FamilyDuring a recent Nielsen survey, over half of millennials said that new technology helps them be closer to their friends and family. While many others complain about how technology has divided us, Millennials use it to maintain an almost constant state of contact with their loved ones through texts, social media and video calls. Some other numbers paint a pretty vivid picture for exactly how Millennials use technology to stay in touch. Here are some fun facts from the survey: continue reading » 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more