Change in leadership at Shatin and Pok Oi hospitals
The Hospital Authority has announced two Hospital Chief Executive (HCE) appointments that will come into effect from July this year. Dr Lee Koon-hung will take over as HCE of Shatin Hospital & Bradbury Hospice, while Dr Deacons Yeung Tai-kong will take up the same position at Pok Oi Hospital.
Dr Lee is HA’s Chief Manager (Cluster Performance), with responsibility for monitoring cluster performance and coordinating services across clusters and specialties. Prior to his current role, he was Chief Manager (Financial Planning). Possessing a strong record of achievement in healthcare management, his accomplishments include leading the development and refinement of HA’s performance monitoring and accountability reporting systems, and organising the management of cross-border and cross-cluster clinical service issues. He is a fellow of the Hong Kong Colleges of Surgeons, Emergency Medicine and Community Medicine.
Dr Yeung is HA’s Chief Manager (Financial Planning), with responsibility for liaising with the Government on reviews of HA’s funding and charging arrangements. A radiologist by profession, he started his management career in 2004. His many contributions to HA in the past decade include leading the Doctor Work Reform project that addressed the issue of doctors’ long working hours and spearheading the successful launch of the new Patient Billing and Revenue Collection System in all public hospitals.