HONOLULU – The Joint Commission, an independent nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, has named Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN, President and CEO of The Queen’s Health System, to its Board of Commissioners.
The Joint Commission announced the confirmation of six new commissioners. Hoggard Green is the only hospital executive from Hawai‘i appointed to the prestigious board.
“It is my great privilege and honor to serve as a commissioner for an organization that continuously seeks to improve health care,” she said. “My life’s work has been dedicated to enhancing quality, safety and patient experience in an effort to improve the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve. I look forward to working closely with the other board members and sharing with them the outstanding work we are doing in Hawai‘i, as we all navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic.”
Hoggard Green received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Quality, and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission is the country’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. It evaluates hospitals and other health care organizations and inspires them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. Its Board of Commissioners consists of 21 voting members, including physicians, nurses, administrators, employers, quality experts and educators.