FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Barbra Pleadwell, Hastings & Pleadwell
(808) 538-0797 x1 office, (808) 292-3031 cell
Linda Pitman Named Chief Operating Officer
for Sutter Health Kahi Mohala
(EWA BEACH, HAWAII — SEPTEMBER 19, 2018) — Sutter Health Kahi Mohala has named Linda Pitman as its chief operating officer. She brings extensive behavioral health background and operational management to Hawaii’s only free-standing not-for-profit psychiatric hospital.
Pitman has more than two decades of success in change management in healthcare. She has constructed high-performing leadership and clinical teams and fostered groundbreaking new programs and is known for her dynamic, hands-on approach to enhancing organizational management.
“Linda has unwavering passion for delivering excellent patient care and value,” said Leonard Licina, Kahi Mohala CEO. “She is already a vital part of our management team and is revitalizing our operational systems.”
Pitman started her career in behavioral health nursing, then went into nursing supervision. Her executive leadership positions include chief executive officer, executive director and vice president of behavioral health at facilities in Texas, California and Ohio. Pitman helped re-engineer operations, process improvement, alliance building, and operational expansion at Aurora Las Encinas Hospital, Mission Community Hospital, Silverlake Medical Center and Haven Behavioral Healthcare. She is a past chair of the Friends of Las Encinas 501(c)3, and served on the board of directors for Las Encinas Hospital.
“Kahi Mohala is focused on delivering innovative, quality behavioral health services; Linda Pitman is helping us do that,” said Cameron Nekota, Kahi Mohala’s board chair.
About Sutter Health Kahi Mohala
Sutter Health Kahi Mohala is Hawaii’s only not-for-profit psychiatric hospital committed to being a health care leader. Since 1983, Kahi Mohala has provided treatment to people in need through innovative, quality and effective behavioral health services. For more information, visit www.KahiMohala.com or call (808) 671-2535.
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