Press Releases: Hawaii
May 29, 2012
Kaiser Permanente Names New Hawaii Regional Compliance Officer
Maria Borje-Bonkowski, JD
HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii announced that Maria Borje-Bonkowski, JD, has joined the state’s largest integrated health care organization as Hawaii’s regional compliance officer.
Borje-Bonkowski brings over 15 years of health care experience, 11 of which has been in regulatory affairs. Most recently, she was with Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Region, where she held a statewide role as director of Health Plan Regulatory Services, overseeing Kaiser Permanente’s business license in California. She managed regulatory filings for Kaiser Permanente’s Northern and Southern California regions and served as one of the primary contacts with the California regulator, the Department of Managed Health Care. Borje-Bonkowski earned her juris doctorate degree from the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco and two bachelor degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.
In her new position as Hawaii’s Regional Compliance Officer, Borje-Bonkowski will develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive compliance program for the region. She will also be a member of the executive leadership team that is responsible for the ongoing refinement of strategies for an effective compliance, ethics and integrity, and privacy/security program.
About Kaiser Permanente Hawaii
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has provided total health to the people of Hawaii for more than 50 years. Care for members is focused on their total health and is guided by their personal physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Expert care and medical teams are 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. Its physicians are members of the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, the largest multi-specialty physician group practice in the state of Hawaii. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health. Visit kp.org for additional information.