HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has appointed Daniel Shaw as vice president and chief financial officer, the organization announced today. Shaw will oversee all aspects of financial operations for the Hawaii region, including supply chain and revenue cycle management, financial reporting and analysis. He began serving as interim CFO in Hawaii in April 2017.
Shaw joined Kaiser Permanente in 2001 as director of hospital finance for Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He held positions of increasing responsibility within the organization, including director and vice president of financial planning for Kaiser Permanente’s largest region in Southern California, serving more than 4.3 million members. Prior to his move to Hawaii, Shaw served most recently as vice president of national financial planning, based out of Kaiser Permanente’s program office in Oakland, California. In that role, he oversaw budgeting, forecasting, and financial performance reporting for the organization’s eight regions and national shared services.
“Dan has served the Hawaii Region well in an interim capacity over the past few months,” said Mary Ann Barnes, RN, president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Hawaii Region. “His expertise and proven leadership in the health care sector, including 16 years with Kaiser Permanente, are an asset as we continue to grow and develop new opportunities to support affordable, high-quality health care in Hawaii.
Shaw holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from California State University in Long Beach, California, and a Master of Business Administration with a health care focus from the University of California, Irvine. His 25-year career in health care finance and accounting includes positions at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, and Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California.
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 Hawaii has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal 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 Hawaii is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, community health, and providing patient-centered total health for the people and communities of Hawaii.