September 24, 2018

New director of clinic operations in Hawaii

HONOLULU — Shannon Young has been promoted to director of clinic operations at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii. She will oversee operations for Kaiser Permanente’s Windward and Leeward facilities on Oahu, including Kahuku Clinic, Kailua Clinic, Koolau Medical Office, Waipio Medical Office, Nanaikeola Clinic and Kapolei Clinic. Young will also oversee care delivery programs such as patient support services and health education.

Young, a certified diabetes educator and nurse for more than 20 years, served most recently as supervisor for Kaiser Permanente’s diabetes program. In this role, she oversaw regional diabetes initiatives, diabetes in pregnancy and pediatric diabetes care, including Kaiser Permanente’s multidisciplinary pediatric diabetes clinic. Young has also served in leadership positions in Kaiser Permanente’s primary care clinics, and as a diabetes clinical manager for Medtronic. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.

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 1945, 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 8 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.