Keeping Hawai‘i Healthy

About Hawai‘i Pacific Health

Hawai‘i Pacific Health is an integrated health care system and the state’s largest health care provider. As a nonprofit health care system, it is committed to providing the highest quality medical care and service to the people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific Region through its four hospitals, more than 50 outpatient clinics and service sites, and over 1,600 affiliated physicians.The system is anchored by its four hospitals: Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Clinic & Hospital, and Wilcox Memorial Hospital. They have leading strategic initiatives in women’s health, pediatric care, cardiovascular services, cancer care and bone and joint services. Hawai‘i Pacific Health ranks among the top five percent of hospitals nationwide in the adoption of electronic health records, with system-wide implementation that allows its hospitals and physicians to offer integrated, coordinated care throughout the state. Learn more at www.hawaiipacifichealth.org

Mission

Hawai‘i Pacific Health is a nonprofit medical system whose mission is to provide the highest quality health care and service to the people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific Region.

 

History

In December 2001, Hawai‘i Pacific Health was formed with the merger of three longtime industry leaders, Kapi‘olani Health, Straub Clinic & Hospital and Wilcox Health, becoming Hawai‘i’s largest health care provider with a combined history of 250 years of excellence.

 

Affiliates & Subsidiaries HPH By The Numbers

 
  • Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children
  • Pali Momi Medical Center
  • Straub Clinic & Hospital
  • Wilcox Memorial Hospital
  • Kaua‘i Medical Clinic
  • Kapi‘olani Medical Specialists
  • Kapi‘olani Health Foundation
  • Pali Momi Foundation
  • Straub Foundation
  • Wilcox Health Foundation
  • Hawai‘i Pacific Health Partners, LLC
  • Providers Insurance Corporation

 

Community Partner

 
  • Affiliated with the University of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of Medicine and Hawai‘i Pacific University.
  • Proud member of the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Consortium.
  • In fiscal year 2012, the hospitals and clinics of Hawai‘i Pacific Health contributed more than $155 million to improve the health of Hawai‘i’s people, an increase of $26 million over the previous year.
  • Recipient of the 2012 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. 

Leadership

 
  • Karen Chang, Chair of the Board
  • Ray Vara, President & Chief Executive Officer of Hawai‘i Pacific Health
  • Ken Robbins, M.D., Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
  • David Okabe, Executive Vice President, CFO & Treasurer
  • Gail Lerch, Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Organization Effectiveness
  • Bob Ching, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
  • Ginny Pressler, M.D., MBA, FACS, Executive Vice President Strategic Business Development
  • Steve Robertson, Executive Vice President & CIO, Revenue Management & IT

Community Giving

As a nonprofit, we take our responsibility to the community seriously. Hawai‘i Pacific Health reinvests all “profits” and surplus resources back into patient care and other valuable health services. In fiscal year 2009, we provided more than $100 million for the benefit of the Hawai‘i community, including $10 million in charity and uncompensated care.

Each year, we also provide health care services and specialty care in communities where its needed; actively engage in a broad range of medical, research, education and training programs; and sponsor public health initiatives and services aimed at improving health quality outcomes. Learn more; download our Report to the Community for Fiscal Years 2008 and 2009.