Queen’s names new president at North Hawaii Community Hospital


The Queen’s Health Systems (Queen’s), corporate parent of The Queen’s Medical Center (QMC), named Kenneth D. Graham, MPH, RHIA, FACHE as Acting President of North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH).

Graham’s primary role will be to create a relationship of cooperation and trust between Queen’s and both NHCH and the people of North Hawaii.

“Ken has significant experience in a wide array of senior healthcare executive management and leadership roles,” said Art Ushijima, President of The Queen’s Health Systems. “He is clearly aware of the Queen’s mission and values and will bring that sensitivity in his leadership to the staff and patients at North Hawaii Community Hospital.”

“It is truly an honor to serve Queen’s, NHCH and the North Hawaii community in this important capacity,” said Graham. “We are currently working with NHCH to assess and address NHCH’s immediate needs. One immediate focus will be on stabilizing the hospital’s challenging financial situation. Ultimately, our goal is to have a hospital that will advance both the missions of Queen’s and NHCH.”

 

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