Minutes from NHSMA Board Meeting
May 5, 2016
Meeting opened at 6:45 pm at Elliot River’s Edge
Attendees: Frank Favata, Linda Prince,Jennifer Amblo, Dawn Broad,Christine Sprague, Paul Withrow, Brian Stimpson, Liane Tobin, Robin Pestana
Guest: Lisa Withrow Owner of the Palliativity Medical Group
Meeting opened with introductions of all members
Discussion of CMA verse MA
Paul Withrow offered his place of business and offered to chair the Marketing Committee with the agenda to conduct a plan for retention and recruitment into society along with defining what the AAMA’s role should be in helping the NHSMA and our members. Meeting set for May 14th at 7pm.
Discussion of Genesis new endeavor for placing CMA’s into skilled nursing facilities
Conversation involved pay rate not met to the standard that Frank would consider to be fair, this conversation was placed on back burner until more information is gathered.
Evaluations of conference
Overall the conference was viewed positively by all attendees, a couple of complaints over food and dessert
Thank you letter to go out to Alcon with addition of comments of how well the presentation was received.
Discussed money earned from conference it was not available will discuss at next meeting
Upcoming events : Fall conference, and Job Fair/Expo
Two committees were set up due to labor intensive work needed for both will use lists of those that volunteered at conference to add to each committee.
Job fair/Expo - Linda Prince, Liane Tobin, Brian Stimpson
$800.00 room cost
Capacity 150-200 people
Expo- Scrubs, uniforms, Medical equipment, Message, Book, Dietician
Fall Conference - Frank Favata, Dawn Broad
Speakers- Phil (Bed Bugs), Domestic Abuse, NH emergency preparedness, Coder ICD10
Heidi education in Littleton/Berlin area work with Dawn Broad
Nationals reimbursement for conference will be revisited at later date
Exeter to have CEU’s June 11th
Lead children, Advanced care, Pathology
No refunds will be given for Friday conference will be given credit for next year conference for one day
PayPal access connect the registrations Dawn and Frank will work on
Next month meeting to be held at Rivers Edge at 6:45pm on June 14th
Meeting adjourned at 9:32 pm