PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Aug. 10 Allied WorldAssurance Company Holdings, Ltd (NYSE: AWH), today announced that SusanChmieleski, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Product & Risk Management forAllied World U.S., will be a panel judge for the Marketing, Public Relationsor Promotional Category of the Asian Hospital Management Awards 2009 (AHMA),to be held on August 14th in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The prestigious AHMA recognizes and honors hospitals in Asia that carryout best hospital practices. The awards will be given at a gala dinner duringthe Hospital Management Asia 2009 conference. Ms. Chmieleski will also beparticipating on a patient safety panel. Her presentation is titled "PatientSafety and Risk Management: Putting Your Best Foot Forward."
Ms. Chmieleski is responsible for the development of healthcare productsfor Allied World U.S., as well as risk consulting and loss control servicesfor various Allied World products. She is a frequent presenter and hasauthored numerous published healthcare and risk management educationalarticles.
Ms. Chmieleski is a licensed attorney in the State of Connecticut andholds an Advanced Practice Nursing license. She is a Fellow of The AmericanSociety for Healthcare Risk Management, and is a member of the ASHRM Board ofDirectors.
For additional information on Hospital Management Asia 2009 and AsianHospital Management Awards, please visit the HMA website athttp://www.hospitalmanagementasia.com
About Allied World Assurance Company
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries, isa global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance andreinsurance solutions, offering superior client service through offices inBermuda, the United States, Europe and Hong Kong. Our insurance andreinsurance subsidiaries are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Forfurther information on Allied World, please visit our website athttp://www.awac.com.
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