GREETINGS FROM OUR PRESIDENT
On behalf of the National Association of Health Services Executives, South Carolina Chapter, I hope that you and your families are well and staying safe. We have all been thrust into this new normal and are navigating through some challenging times in healthcare. I do hope that you are practicing self-care as you lead and are making sure that you prioritize your health and recharge as leaders.
We have been moving forward as a chapter and have some nice things in store for all our current and prospective membership. The SC Chapter Leadership team has developed plans to provide virtual programming, elections and meetings to continue to advance and develop our leaders.
Complete the contact form for more information about how you can JOIN TODAY.
We are open to all who share our mission and hope that you consider becoming a member of NAHSE. Let’s work together to improve healthcare for all South Carolinians.
Susan Burroughs, FACHE
KershawHealth Medical Center
MEMBERS ON THE MOVE
Jennifer Gantt, LMSW
Social Work Manager of Acute Care Coordination
Jennifer has been with Prisma Health as the Manager of Acute Care Coordination’s Support Staff for several Richland team members since 2017. She has a history of working with Women and Children’s agencies in the Midlands community and has been active with Domestic Violence Case Management. In addition, Jennifer provides mentorship programs to young teens in her spare time.
Nathalie Occean, MHA, CPHQ
Director of Quality and Community Engagement
Nathalie Occean is a New Jersey native and Rutgers New Brunswick alumna whose healthcare career began in Memphis, TN where she completed a master's degree in Healthcare Administration. Post-grad school, she relocated to Charleston, SC for a one-year Administrative Fellowship in Healthcare Quality at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Through her fellowship, she gained experience in hospital and clinic operations, regulatory readiness, monitoring quality metrics and rankings, patient satisfaction, system-wide digital implementations, and more. Nathalie then transitioned into a full-time role with MUSC in their Business Health department where she managed service delivery to the organization's external employer partners to help businesses foster a culture of well-being within their workforce. After being in Charleston for just under 3 years, she will be relocating back to Memphis in her new role as the Director of Quality and Community Engagement for a healthcare tech startup, MedHaul, focused on providing easy transportation solutions for people with special needs.
NEW MEMBERS ON THE SCENE
Medical University of South Carolina
"I decided to join NAHSE to connect with and learn under other healthcare professionals in the field of health administration. After researching information on NAHSE, I felt that I can be surrounded by professionals I can gain much knowledge from and collaborate with to serve the community through this career field. I will be attending the Medical University of South Carolina in the fall of 2020 for my Masters of Health Administration as a first year graduate student."
Manager, Community Health Data Management
"I joined NAHSE in an effort to broaden my network of like-minded healthcare executives, to secure mentors and to provide support as a team player in an effort to make a difference in our community.”
NAHSE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
National Young Professionals Chapter (YPC) Development Committee
South Carolina Chapter Liaison
"When I began my journey into healthcare administration, I was looking for an organization that would allow me to connect with like-minded professionals and enhance my professional development. I found that NAHSE offered me that opportunity by allowing me to learn, grow and network alongside black healthcare leaders. NAHSE is committed to its mission and vision and it shows though the hard work, dedication and kindness of the members its serves."