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Episcopal Health Services Appoints Karen Paige EVP & Chief Operating Officer

Far Rockaway, New York, March 27, 2024 — Episcopal Health Services (EHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Paige, MBA, RN, CPHQ CPPS, CPXP, OCN, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Paige has been with the health system since 2020, initially as Vice President, Chief Quality Officer and most recently as Senior Vice President Clinical Integration & Chief Quality Officer.


Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

In her new role, Ms. Paige will oversee the implementation of EHS’ overall operations strategic plan and provide executive oversight for the development of high-quality, patient-centered and cost-effective operations across the health system.

“We are thrilled to appoint Ms. Paige as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. During her tenure at EHS, Ms. Paige has made significant contributions to enhancing patient care quality. Those contributions, along with her extensive experience and expertise in healthcare, make her an invaluable member of our organization. We’re confident that her leadership will play a critical role in driving our strategic plan, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, patient-centered services across our health system,” said Dr. Donald T. Morrish, MD, Chief Executive Officer, EHS.

With nearly 30 years of leadership experience, Ms. Paige previously served as the Chief Nursing Officer for New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and held various roles at Northwell Health Systems, including Senior Director, Assistant Vice President of Northwell Cancer Services and later as Vice President of Operations for Cancer Services.

Ms. Page holds a Master of Business Administration from North Central University and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College. She is certified in Patient Experience, Patient Safety, Healthcare Quality, and a certified chemotherapy provider and oncology certified nurse.

About Episcopal Health Services

Episcopal Health Services Inc., (EHS) is a health system located on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, New York. The system provides emergency and ambulatory care to the densely populated, culturally and economically diverse, and medically underserved Rockaways and Five Towns populations. The system provides people of all faiths with comprehensive preventive, diagnostic treatment, and rehabilitative services, regardless of their ability to pay.