STATEMENT OF WES LO, CEO
MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER
WAILUKU, MAUI, Hawai‘i (July 20, 2016) – The following is a statement from Wes Lo, Chief Executive Officer of Hawai‘i Health Systems’ Maui Region.
“We are extremely grateful to the leadership of and members of the Hawai‘i State Senate and House of Representatives for convening a special session to forward the discussions necessary for our hospitals to transition.
Not enough gratitude can be expressed to our staff and physicians, who under prolonged uncertain circumstances continue to work and serve Maui County and its visitors.
Although we still await a decision from the 9th Circuit court, we remain hopeful as we continue working to establish our partnership with Kaiser and creating a better hospital system for Maui Nui.”
About HHSC Maui Region
The Maui Region of HHSC serves over 11,000 inpatients and sees over 45,000 people in the emergency room each year. With over 1,500 employees, Maui Memorial Medical Center is the only full-service, acute-care medical facility in the County, and the only hospital outside of O‘ahu providing a full range of cardiac services, including open-heart surgery and angioplasty. For more information visit MauiMemorialMedical.org.