HHSC Appoints Ramsey Hasan, M.D., as Chief Medical Information Officer

Honolulu, HI – 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 East.

HHSC operates 10 facilities throughout the state of Hawaii: East Hawaii region: Hilo Medical Center, Ka’u Hospital, Hale Ho’ola Hamakua and Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home; West Hawaii region: Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital; Oahu region: Leahi Hospital and Maluhia; and Kauai region: West Kauai Medical Center, and Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, in addition to two non-profit affiliates.

Established in 1996, HHSC is a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii. As the state’s safety-net healthcare system, HHSC continues to fulfill the state’s promise to provide quality, hometown healthcare.

HHSC Media Contact:
Debbie Hirano, CEO Secretary/Board Secretary
808-733-4151, dhirano@hhsc.org