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Terri Vieira, FACHE, president Northern Light CA Dean Hospital, Greenville and Sebasticook Valley Hospital, Pittsfield received the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award today at the Small or Rural Hospital Conference at Sunday River. The award was bestowed on Terri Vieira by Marie Vienneau, BSN, MHA, NE-BC, FACHE, president and CEO of Mayo Regional Hospital. The Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award recognizes ACHE members who are experienced in the field and have made significant contributions to the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of ACHE’s goals. Members are evaluated on leadership ability; innovative and creative management; executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community; contributions to the development of others in the healthcare profession; leadership in local, state, or provincial hospital and health association activities; participation in civic/community activities and projects; participation in ACHE activities; and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives.
Vieira has served as president of Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital since 2013 and was additionally named the president of Northern Light CA Dean Hospial in 2017. Vieira is board certified in healthcare managment as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, demonstrating a commitment to professional excellence. She received her bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s College and her master’s degree in Health Services Administration from St. Joseph’s College.
The Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital Activities Coordinators organize and monitor wellness and recreation programs daily to meet the specific needs of residents. They offer programs intended to keep residents engaged in their own health care plan during their hospital stay, which will lift their spirits and motivate them to stay invested in their own health. In addition to a daily brain buster and word search, the following list of activities are planned for the week of Monday, February 25th through Thursday, February 28th. Monday, February 25th - Card Games; Tuesday, February 26th - Patients Choice; Wednesday, February 27 -Anything Goes; Thursday, February 28th - Skip-Bo.