January 22, 2020

New executive director of IT service and delivery named

Greg Carlson joins Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii after serving as a director for regional application delivery in the organization’s Colorado Region.

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Contact: Laura M. Lott
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HONOLULU — Greg Carlson is the new executive director of information technology service and delivery at Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii and Maui Health System, the organization announced. Carlson will be accountable for all IT products and services delivered to the Hawaii Region and Maui Health System.

Carlson joined Kaiser Permanente in 2008 as a director for regional application delivery in the Colorado Region. Since then, he has held a number of operations and leadership positions including director of offshore vendor management, and chief of staff to the senior vice president of Kaiser Permanente’s regional IT operations organization. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, he was a senior manager at Accenture and programmer and development lead at PacifiCare. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder.

“Greg has deep experience and understanding of complex information technology systems in a variety of applications, from global enterprises to government agencies to Kaiser Permanente’s own systems and infrastructure,” said Donna Scannell, vice president and regional information officer for care delivery technology services at Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii. “His expertise will allow our care teams to continue providing high-quality, coordinated care to our patients.”

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in Hawaii in 1958, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 12.2 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health.