March 2, 2012
(March 2, 2012) – The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC)
announced today the appointment of Ramsey Hasan,
M.D., as the state community-hospital's
Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO).
In his new
position, Dr. Hasan will oversee physician adoption and integration of health
information technology throughout the HHSC system. He will work closely with
the Medical Staffs, administration and information technology department as HHSC moves forward with its conversion to electronic
medical records (EMR).
Dr. Hasan comes
to HHSC from Queen's Medical Center where he served as an emergency
department physician. He previously
served as hospital chief of staff, and governing board member at Castle Medical
Center . He is a board
certified physician who earned his MBA from UCLA. He has more than 10 years of
administrative experience having served as an International Surveyor for
Hospital Accreditation with the Joint Commission International. Dr. Hasan has worked at several acute care
hospitals on Oahu and the Middle East. Additionally, he was involved in the implementation
of Electronic Medical Record systems at hospitals in the Middle
About the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC)
HHSC is the fourth largest
public health system in the country and is comprised of 12 public hospitals, in
addition to two non-profit affiliate providers.
HHSC provides a range of
high-quality health services - including emergency, specialized disease
management, primary care, rural care, long-term care, home health, and adult
day-health - for all patients, including the uninsured and underinsured,
regardless of ability to pay.