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Jason C. Chang

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jill Hoggard Green

Jason Chang was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of The Queen’s Health System on July 12, 2024.

An accomplished healthcare executive, Mr. Chang has over 15 years of executive leadership experience in both for-profit and non-profit healthcare systems. His background includes hospital and health system management; ambulatory service and clinical program development; quality and service improvement; managing tertiary/quaternary services in a teaching hospital environment; and clinical integration and physician network development. Under Mr. Chang’s leadership as Incident Commander during the COVID-19 pandemic, QHS’ hospitals and clinics played a vital role throughout the pandemic, including providing the first vaccinations in Hawaii.

Prior to joining QHS, Mr. Chang was the Chief Executive Officer of McAllen Heart Hospital at South Texas Health System, an $800 million regional health system operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services. South Texas Health System is comprised of five hospitals with 840 licensed beds, a trauma program, a transplant program, a children’s hospital, a behavioral health hospital, and a network of 120 employed physicians in 17 locations.

Mr. Chang received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

He currently serves as the chair for the Blood Bank of Hawaii Board, Vizient West Coast Network Board, and the Oahu Workforce Development Board. He is also a board member for the St. Francis Healthcare System.

Mr. Chang was recognized by Pacific Business News as one of 13 Power Leaders for 2024 who are anticipated to make an impact in Hawaii. He was previously named in Hawaii Business magazine’s “20 for the Next 20,” highlighting leaders who are projected to make a difference in Hawaii over the next 20 years. He is deeply committed to health care and understands its importance to the needs of the community. He also takes much pride in his family, and values time spent with his wife and their three children.