Kaiser names new executive team
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, which has undergone several changes this year among its top executives, announced yesterday its new regional executive team consisting of operations and physician leaders.
The executive team has been structured to support seven major areas: care delivery systems; health plan administration; service delivery planning and facilities; knowledge management; finance and business services; human resources; and marketing, brand and public affairs.
Kaiser President Janet Liang said the new team balances "the needs for new skills, organizational history, and diversity of experience at the executive levels."
» Care Delivery System: Al Mariani, M.D., Specialty Care & Physician-In-Charge, Moanalua Medical Center; Ben Tamura, M.D., Primary Care & Physician-In-Charge, Clinics; Daryl Kurozawa, M.D., Neighbor Islands; James Griffith, M.D., Professional Chief of Staff; Christine Fukui, M.D., Quality Improvement; Susan Murray, VP, Quality/Service, and Hospital Administrator; Leighton Hasegawa, Clinic Operations & Finance Administrator.
» Health Plan Administration: Mike Caps, M.D., Outside Services & Network Management; Open position for vice president, Health Plan Services Administration.
» Service Delivery Planning & Facilities: Susan Ganz, Executive Director, Service Delivery Planning.
» Knowledge Management: Grant Okawa, M.D., Knowledge Management; Brian Yoshii, vice president, Strategic Support Services.
>> Finance & Business Services: Karl Pregitzer, M.D. Physician Business Services; David Delaney, CFO & VP, Business Services.
» Human Resources: Geoff Galbraith, M.D. Professional Development; Winona White, VP, Human Resources.
» Marketing, Brand & Public Affairs: Bill Corba, vice president, Marketing, Brand & Public Affairs.