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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Names New Chief Operating Officer, Care Delivery

December 17, 2013

TOPICS: Operational Excellence | REGIONS: Hawaii | KEYWORDS: Leadership

Leanne Hunstock, DNP, MBA, MEd, NEA-BC, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, chief operating officer, Care Delivery and vice president, Quality

HONOLULU —  Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced that Leanne Hunstock, DNP, MBA, MEd, NEA-BC, will return to the state’s largest integrated health care organization as chief operating officer, Care Delivery and vice president, Quality, beginning Jan. 6, 2014.

Hunstock served as COO and chief nursing officer at Moanalua Medical Center from 2008-2010. She brings more than 35 years of experience in health care, most recently from CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, where she served as senior vice president, Business Development.

In her new role, Hunstock will lead patient-care operations focusing on the quality and patient-centered approach that has helped Kaiser Permanente Hawaii achieve market leadership in health care service delivery.

She holds a doctorate of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership of Healthcare Systems from the University of San Francisco, a master of business administration degree from the University of Phoenix, and a master of education degree from Northern Arizona University.

Hunstock will replace current COO, Care Delivery and Vice President, Quality, Bill Haug, who will retire at the end of February 2014.

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