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.

About Hawaii Health Systems Corporation

HHSC consists of five regional systems operating 9 facilities throughout the State of Hawaii: East Hawaii Regional system operates Hilo Medical Center, Ka’u Hospital, Hale Ho’ola Hamakua and Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home; West Hawaii Regional system operates Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital; Oahu Regional system operates Leahi Hospital and Maluhia; and Kauai Regional system operates: Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital, and Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. HHSC has three nonprofit affiliates: Kahuku Medical Center operating a critical access hospital and long-term care facility in rural Oahu; Ali'i Community Care Inc. doing business as (1) Roselani Place providing assisted living on Maui, and (2) Ali'i Health Center: a physician practice in Kona; and Hawaii Health Systems Foundation.

Established by the Legislature in 1996, HHSC is a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii. As such, HHSC provides essential safety-net hospital and long term care services throughout the State. Since 1996, HHSC has and continues to fulfill the State’s promise to provide high quality, healthcare to all regardless of whether an individual has health insurance or the ability to pay for the healthcare services they receive.

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