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Florence Chang promoted to executive VP of MultiCare

Florence Chang promoted to executive VP of MultiCare

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Florence Chang

Florence Chang, one of our 2010 Asian American Pioneers in Healthcare, has been promoted to executive vice president of the not-for-profit MultiCare Health System, based in Tacoma. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 31 No 42 | 10/13-10/19Comments (0)

BLOG: Lessons from Leaders of Power

BLOG: Lessons from Leaders of Power

By Assunta Ng
Northwest Asian Weekly

From left: Bruce Harrell, Florence Chang, Bill Gonzales, Sue McLain, Cindy Ryu, and Shaker Chandrasekaran (Photo by Assunta Ng/NWAW)

 

Six prominent leaders shared their inspiring stories and advice for men and women who want to be better leaders; they presented at a luncheon held at the House of Hong on Sept. 16. Organized by Executive Development Institute, the Washington Leaders of Power luncheon has been held annually for the past five years.  This was the first time that male panelists were invited to participate. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 40 | 10/1-10/7Comments (0)

Florence Chang uses technology to increase quality of healthcare

Florence Chang uses technology to increase quality of healthcare

By Vivian Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

Florence Chang

If there’s one concept Florence Chang understands well, it’s the need to help others.

“I have always had a passion for taking care of people and positively changing lives,” said Chang. Chang is the senior vice president and CIO of MultiCare, a nonprofit, integrated health organization based in Tacoma. “Healthcare was an area where I thought I could make the most direct impact.”

Born in Taichung, Taiwan, Chang came to the United States when she was 15 years old and settled in Culver City, Calif. She enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she developed an interest in medical technology when she worked as a laboratory assistant. Her duties included research and running tests that help UCLA physicians make correct diagnoses for their patients.

“It was a very rewarding experience that helped pave my way and interest in medical technology,” said Chang of her college job. “Just getting that kind of exposure in a healthcare setting, I saw myself there and learned how I could really make a difference [for people].” Read the full story

Posted in Profiles, Vol 29 No 36 | 9/4-9/10Comments (2)

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