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Nate Shinagawa, FACHE


Banner Ocotillo Medical Center

Nathan Shinagawa is a COO with 12 years of experience in hospital leadership and nearly 10 years in public service. He currently serves as the COO of Banner Ocotillo Medical Center in Chandler, Ariz., a newly opened community hospital that is pioneering innovations in patient safety, customer experience and healthcare technology.

Shinagawa previously served as the COO of Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, a 404-bed community hospital in Sun City West, Ariz. Prior to joining Banner, he was a vice president with The Guthrie Clinic, a multispecialty group practice and hospital system.

Elected at the age of 22, Shinagawa served as a county legislator representing Ithaca, N.Y. In 2012, he was a major party nominee for United States Congress.


Leadership Insights: Addressing Challenges in Patient Flow

Presented by Luanne Thomas Ewald, FACHE, Nate Shinagawa, FACHE, Joe Twanmoh, MD, Kadesha Thomas Smith at 4:00 PM on Monday, April 11th.

From surges in emergency departments and ICUs to fluctuating primary care utilization and the increase of telehealth services, health systems have had to adjust to rapid changes in capacity management and patient flow throughout the pandemic. These unique circumstances have brought with them a new set of challenges in healthcare quality and patient safety. Join…