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Short Stay staff provide 5 star care for patients’ same day procedures.

As Hawaii Island’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care, Hilo Medical Center delivers a full range of services and programs on our 20-acre campus. Hilo Medical Center is licensed for 157 beds for acute care and 42 beds for long-term care. We have 1,500 employees and a medical staff comprised 250 community physicians, physician assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, representing 33 specialties. Our network of primary and specialty care clinics have expanded over the last three years and are being managed under the East Hawaii Health Clinics. The hospital is a Level III Trauma Center which  includes the second busiest emergency room in the state that provides 24-hour care to more than 44,000 patients annually. Hilo Medical Center established Cardiology services that include a cardiac care team of interventional cardiologists, angiography nurses and two Cath Labs.

Hilo Medical Center has been nationally recognized for exceptional care as a “Top Performing” hospital. CMS ranked HMC 5 stars for Overall Quality, putting HMC among the top 13% of hospitals in the nation. Our hospital is designated as a Level III Trauma Center and a Primary Stroke Center. We are also the only hospital in the state to have earned two Beacon designations in our Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit.

We are part of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, a public entity established in 1996 by the State of Hawaii to fulfill the promise to provide quality, hometown healthcare.