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The 2021 East Hawaii Region Video Yearbook

Hilo Medical Center2021 yearbook Video This video yearbook features healthcare highlights of 2021 throughout the East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, which consists of Hilo Medical Center, Hale Ho`ola Hamakua, Ka`u Hospital, the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home, and the East Hawaii Health Clinics. The video opens with a summary of Hilo Medical Center’s response in the COVID pandemic and moves onto major developments in construction, recruiting specialists and expanding services.

No Surprises Act Notice “Public Health Services Act Notice, Section 2799B-3”

This policy protects you from balance billing during emergency services and certain services at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center. Read the full policy here: What is “balance billing” (sometimes called “surprise billing”)? When you see a doctor or other health care provider, you may owe certain out-of-pocket costs, such as a copayment, coinsurance, and/or a deductible. You may have other costs or have to pay the entire bill if you see a provider or visit a health care facility that

Community Cancer Screening & Education Event

2021 Community Cancer Screening & Education EventSATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 TIME: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM We encourage the community to join us at our new annual screening event, where we will provide head and neck cancer and skin cancer screening. We also plan to provide community education about smoking cessation, vaping and HPV prevention. This screening and education is free to the community! Come and join us! SKIN CANCER & HEAD AND NECK SCREENINGLOCATION: EAST HAWAII HEALTH CLINIC 1285 Waianuenue Avenue,

Management and Operations of the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home to Transition to the East Hawai`i Region of Hawai`i Health Systems Corporation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                          Contact Elena Cabatu, Director of Marketing Phone: 808.932.3160 | Cell: 808.333.7223 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