Lead designer for LBJ's Project Pasefika appointed
Updated: Aug 3
Dr. James C. Bonnette has been contracted as the lead designer for the hospital’s new Project, Pasefika.
A statement by the LBJ indicated that Dr. Bonette has extensive experience and a global reputation for creating innovative healthcare models, with his goal to revolutionize the health delivery system in American Samoa.
Project Pasefika, a comprehensive study and action plan, aims to enhance the health and well-being of the local population by reevaluating every facet of LBJ Medical Center’s operations.
By analyzing the existing health system and identifying gaps, Dr. Bonnette, Dr. Mike Roberts, and Dr. Juliet will lay the foundation for a new and adaptable model of care that meets modern standards.
According to the LBJ’s statement, Dr. Bonnette understands the importance of designing an economically sustainable system, ensuring long-term viability and continued excellence in healthcare provision.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the project, Dr. Bonnette eagerly anticipates collaborating with LBJ clinicians, management, and the Board to develop a new, sustainable health system that caters to the needs of the people of American Samoa, both now and in the future.
Dr. Bonnette's expertise, experience, and dedication to healthcare innovation makes him invaluable in this transformative journey.