FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Elena Cabatu, Director of Marketing Phone: 808.932.3160 | Cell: 808.333.7223 email@example.com Hilo, Hawai`i (September 25, 2020) – The governing board and leadership of the East Hawai`i Region of Hawai`i Health Systems Corporation, consisting of Hilo Medical Center, Ka`u Hospital, and Hale Ho`ola Hamakua, has reached an agreement with Avalon Healthcare to transition the operations and management of the Yukio Okutsu State Veteran Home to the state entity. Avalon has been contracted to manage Hawaii’s only nursing
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Dr. Jon Martell (right) shares strengthened treatment protocols on Rat Lungworm with Emergency Department physician, Dr. Doug Calvert. Immediate Release: January 15, 2020 Hilo, Hawaii – In response to recent research and treatment recommendations, Hilo Medical Center has updated its treatment protocol for Rat Lungworm or Angiostrongylus cantonensis for practitioners in the Emergency Department or other outpatient clinics. “Information we learned from the recent international Rat Lungworm conference is promising and has encouraged us to strengthen our treatment protocol,” says. Dr. Jon
East Hawaii Regional Board of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Honors Board Member for Dedication to Improving Healthcare in Our Community Hilo, Hawaii –– Over the weekend, Hawaii Island lost Hilo icon Barry Taniguchi. Among his many contributions to our community, he is known as an innovator of community health initiatives. Barry brought his unique perspective and dedication to improving life on our island as a founding member of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporate Board in 2007-2009, a member of the East
Click on the image to enlarge. Carla Morton’s family is just one of many families that have entrusted the Hawaii Island Family Health Center with their primary care. Carla’s five children, ranging in ages 16 years to 9 months old, are under the care of Family Physician Dr. Jennifer Walker and Pediatrician Dr. Miki Cain. “The physicians, nurses, and staff love caring for families like Carla’s,” says Dr. Walker. “We are happy to see little kids for regular checkups, while we monitor
HMC is the only hospital ranked in the state If you need to be admitted into a hospital, the last thing you would expect is to become unnecessarily sicker. Patient safety measures how well a hospital prevents injuries, infections, and other serious conditions based on 14 serious, potentially preventable adverse events. The Patient Safety Excellence Award recognizes hospitals that have the lowest occurrences of 14 preventable patient safety events. These hospitals are in the top 10% in the nation for patient safety. Click