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Announcing New Chief Operating Officer Wade Ebersole

Hospital news | Monday, June 14, 2021

Wailuku, Maui, HI (June 14, 2021) - Introducing Wade Ebersole, Maui Health’s new chief operating officer. Wade and his family are relocating to Maui and he will begin with Maui Health on Monday July 12, 2021.

Wade brings extensive experience as a collaborative, engaging health care executive helping complex, integrated health care organizations reach their full potential in patient experience, clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, and financial stability.

Previously, Wade served as the chief administrative officer at Denver Health where he partnered with internal and external stakeholders to ensure high-quality, safe services were delivered. He also served as Denver Health’s interim chief operating officer and the associate chief operating officer where he was instrumental in advancing operations and developing and expanding clinical programs and services. Earlier in his career, he was an executive with the VA San Diego Healthcare System, and he completed his administrative residency at UPMC’s Hillman Cancer Center.

Reporting to the CEO, Wade’s responsibilities at Maui Health will include providing oversight and guidance to several departments including, imaging, rehabilitation, HBV, EVS, security, case management/social work, quality, lab, and other vital services. More details on departmental oversight will be shared soon.

“My family and I are very excited to be a part of the Maui community and the Maui Health team. 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,” said Wade, “I am honored to be a part of the Maui Health team and working collaboratively to serve our community will be my highest priority.”

Wade earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Goshen College, and a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He also received formal Lean Six Sigma training from Purdue
University and serves as a member of the Joint Commission Suicide Reduction Expert Panel. Wade also holds the distinction as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

In his free time, Wade enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, scuba diving, hiking, and traveling abroad.

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About Maui Health

Maui Health, aka Maui Health System, community hospitals and associated clinics affiliated with Kaiser Permanente, includes Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital, Lanai Community Hospital and associated clinics, and serves the people of Maui and Lanai. The facilities under Maui Health employ more than 1500 Maui County residents, partner with over 460 hospital-based physicians, clinicians, and community-based primary and specialty physicians, and are open to all patients regardless of health insurance coverage. Maui Health is committed to delivering high quality, affordable, patient-centered health care and improving the health of the community. Maui Health is supported by Kaiser Permanente’s industry-leading technology systems, evidence-based medicine and nationally recognized care quality. For more information, visit