Wade Ebersole named Maui Health COO
The Maui News
A former Denver Health administrator has been named the new chief operating officer of Maui Health, the hospital operator announced Monday.
Wade Ebersole and his family will relocate to Maui, where he will begin his new job on July 12. The COO is responsible for managing operations throughout the Maui Health system and assisting in improving the quality and service experience, according to Maui Health, which oversees operations of Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital and Lanai Community Hospital.
“My family and I are very excited to be a part of the Maui community and the Maui Health team,” Ebersole said in a news release on Monday. “I am eager to learn more about the important health care needs for Maui residents, and pledge to do whatever I can to ensure we fulfill those needs with compassion and expert, quality care.”
Reporting to CEO Mike Rembis, Ebersole’s duties will include providing oversight and guidance to several departments, including imaging, rehabilitation, heart, brain and vascular center, environmental services, security, case management/social work, quality, lab and other vital services.
“Maui Health and the community of Maui are fortunate to have a compassionate, experienced leader join our team,” Rembis said. “In addition to his extensive knowledge on health care operations and in growing clinical programs, he understands the importance of community, of family and the collaborative efforts necessary to bring the highest quality of services to our Maui community.”
Ebersole earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Goshen College and a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and also received formal Lean Six Sigma training from Purdue University. He serves as a member of the Joint Commission Suicide Reduction Expert Panel and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Ebersole has previously served as the chief administrative officer at Denver Health. He was also interim chief operating officer and the associate chief operating officer at Denver Health, where he was instrumental in advancing operations and developing and expanding clinical programs and services, according to the news release.
Earlier in his career, Ebersole was an executive with the VA San Diego Healthcare System, and he completed his administrative residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Hillman Cancer Center.