Coastal Chapter
February 20 Meeting Agenda:

Registration: 11:50 a.m.
Start Time: 12:00 pm (meeting and lunch)
Speaker: Craig Hyman, V.P. Human Resources, Conway Medical Center
Topic: Harassment in the Workplace
NEW Location:  Horry Georgetown Technical College, Old Air Force Base Campus
   950 Meyers Ave. (Turn right on Meyers Ave. if you are coming from Bypass 17.  
   The HGTC building will be on your left after you pass the ball fields and Crabtree Gym.)

NEW Lunch Policy:  Please RSVP to Lori Chavis at or call 839-9202 ext. 221, or Donna Hill at .  We have to pay for individual lunches if you do not show up and we might not have enough if you do not RSVP.

Carol Webster
Waccamaw Cardiology
(843) 347-8433

Vice President
Donna Hill

Inlet Medical Associates

(843) 651-4111


Laura Brakefield
Coastal Urology

(843) 347-8765

Judy Squires

Aynor Family Practice

(843) 358-5806


Membership Chair
Debbie Spires
Coastal Orthopaedic Assoc.

(843) 347-7222 x 226


Hospitality Chair
Robin Gioldasis
Pee Dee Pathology

(843) 664-4314


State Board Member
Lori Chavis
Omega Medical Solutions

(843) 839-9202 x 221

Welcome to the Coastal Chapter of the South Carolina Healthcare Managers Association website.We are a local chapter of the South Carolina Healthcare Managers Association (SCHMA), which is affiliated with the Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA).
Our organization is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills necessary to professional leadership in the medical office setting.Through regular meetings featuring timely educational content, we are able to keep abreast of the ever changing landscape of healthcare management.
We have an educational luncheon and networking on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.The meetings are held at the Comfort Suites located at the corner of Highway 544 and 17 Bypass in Myrtle Beach. 
If you are a healthcare manager or leader residing in the Coastal Carolina area, you will gain valuable resources by joining our local chapter.Please contact our membership chairperson, Debbie Spires for information on how you can join.
If you are a vendor providing service to healthcare leaders, please contact one of our board members for opportunities to become involved with our organization.

Coming in February,,,
Lori Chavis,CMPE, CPCis our featured speaker for our February 21 meeting.She is the ACMPE Forum Representative for SCHMA and will be talking to us about the Body of Knowledge for healthcare managers as defined by the MGMA.She will have information on the steps required to become certified in medical practice management through the American College of Medical Practice Executives.Whether or not you plan on pursuing certification, you will find the information valuable, since it encompasses all 8 of the areas that are important to successfully navigating the complexities of healthcare management today.

Visit our website often for updates on chapter events and information from our sponsors!