'Ohana Health Plan names Ed G. Fess medical director
Dr. Fess leads medical management and quality initiatives for more than 56,000 Hawaii Medicaid and Medicare members enrolled in 'Ohana Health Plan.
Prior to joining 'Ohana, Dr. Fess, was president and co-founder of Pacific Healthcare Consultants, a Hawaii-based innovations grant project providing remote technology and personal coordination services to Medicare and Medicaid diabetic populations.
He also served as chief medical officer and vice president of health care delivery for PacifiCare of Washington and Oregon, and as chief operating officer for SCAN Healthcare in Long Beach, California.
Dr. Fess held additional leadership roles in California at Managed Care Solutions in Laguna Beach and UniHealth America, Inc. in Burbank.
Dr. Fess received his bachelor's degree from the University of California at San Diego, his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and a Masters of Business Administration from California State University at San Luis Obispo.
He is a board-certified in preventive medicine and population health and licensed in Hawaii.