20, 2007 Meeting Minutes...
Celebrations and Successes:
Sondra Horton from Deborah Heart and
Lung in Browns Mill New Jersey received third place honors in a
laboratory recognition contest held by Advance magazine.
Adonica Wilson from DuPont Hospital
for Children is celebrating her 25th year of wedded bliss. That is
a wonderful accomplishment Adonica!
Stacey Cerminaro from Medical
Automation Systems and our KEYPOCC treasurer proudly announced that
she and her husband are awaiting the arrival of their first child
due in December. Best wishes to the new family!
The winner of the $25 Sheetz gas
card door prize – Amy McAllister – Lifescan
Treasurer’s Report: Stacey
that KEYPOCC has officially received confirmation of our tax-exempt
status from federal income taxes.
This approval will
help KEYPOCC with another long term goal of providing scholarships to
Vendor/Sponsorship Program: Stacey
Vendor guidelines are available on
September meeting now has three
additional vendor tables.
December meeting is full.
Continuing Education Credits: Cindy
Evaluation Forms were given to all
of today’s participants– to get P.A.C.E. credits
Certificates from the March meeting
were handed out to qualified recipients that were present.
Remainder of certificates will be mailed.
PACE credits are sponsored 100% by
Secretary Report: Carrie
5 new members added to KEYPOCC since
the March meeting.
Business and Board of Directors
meeting minutes are being posted to the website.
If anyone has corrections to a post, please contact Carrie.
September meeting: Rick
September 19th – at Christiana Care
in Newark, Delaware hosted Terry Hawkins.
Regulatory Readiness including
speakers from CAP, JCAHO, and Dr. Nichols. Also a panel discussion
on experiences with inspection.
Other POC groups have been invited
to join us, with plans to discuss hosting an “after glow” at the
AACC meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
December Meeting Site: Rick
Noreen Berkheiser from Good
Samaritan in Lebanon and Cindy Graves from Gettysburg both offered
their hospitals as possible locations for the meeting.
Carrie will send out an e-mail to
the contact list to ask for a preference from the group.
Future Meeting dates for 2007
September 19, 2007 : Christiana
Care, Newark DE
December 5, 2007: Location – TBD –
either Gettysburg or Lebanon, PA
as possible sites.
Rick happily reported that our
My Point of Care.net Steve Valorz is healthy after surgery. Steve appreciated
the get well wishes and the movie gift basket that included snacks
and the movie “Employee of the Month”.
Wendy VanDyke sent her appreciation
for the movie gift bucket and movie “Little Miss Sunshine” that she
received from KEYPOCC after her surgery. She is doing well
post-surgery and is upbeat and positive. Wendy was one of the
founding members of KEYPOCC and now is lab manager at Gettysburg.
Business meeting adjourned and after
a hearty “Phillie Mixer” style lunch complete with huge cheese
steaks, everyone headed to Hershey Park for a fun filled day in the
Thank you to Nova Biomedical for underwriting the educational
meeting and luncheon!