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Ainsley resigns medical board position

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation’s East Hawaii Regional Board of Directors has announced Howard N. Ainsley has submitted his resignation as Regional Chief Executive Officer of the East Hawaii Region effective Aug. 9, 2014. Ainsley will join the Novant Health System in North Carolina, as CEO of its newest affiliated facility, Morehead Memorial […]

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Hilo Medical Center

Family medicine residency program welcomes first class

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo Medical Center has announced the first class of resident physicians for the Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency Program (HIFMR) are Hamed Ahmadinia, Svetlana Shchedrina, Kavita Rama Nathan and Kaohimanu Akiona. The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) notified the residents and program officials March 21 that they have been matched with the following […]

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HMC awarded Gold Seal of Approval

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The three-year accreditation award recognizes HMC’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards. HMC underwent a rigorous, unannounced on-site survey January […]

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Hilo Medical Center lauded for Electronic Medical Records

MEDIA RELEASE HIMSS Analytics, an organization dedicated to providing the highest quality data and analytical expertise to support improved decision-making for healthcare providers, IT companies, and consulting firms, recognized Hilo Medical Center for completing all stages of the Electronic Medical Record Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM), by awarding it Stage 7 designation. In doing so, HIMSS acknowledged […]

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HHSC primary care training program accreditation milestone

MEDIA RELEASE The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently informed Hilo Medical Center officials that its Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency program has met the requirements for a 2-year accreditation, effective July 1, 2014. The program, legislatively known as the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Primary Care Training Program (HHSC PCTP), is now gearing […]

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Hilo Medical Center

Observing World No Tobacco Day

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of World No Tobacco Day, the Tobacco-Free Coalition of East Hawaii, presented recognition plaques to Howard Ainsley, East Hawaii Regional CEO of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation and Hilo Medical Center; Merilyn Harris, Administrator of Ka‘u Hospital; and Therese Glowania, Personnel Management Specialist at Hale Hoola Hamakua for the hospitals’ tobacco-free policy […]

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HIMSS Analytics honors HMC with Stage 6 recognition

MEDIA RELEASE HIMSS Analytics has recognized Hilo Medical Center for achieving Stage 6 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM). As the first public hospital in Hawaii Health Systems Corporation to implement an EMR in May 2010, Hilo Medical Center is now working toward accomplishing the seventh and final stage. HIMSS Analytics developed the […]

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East Hawaii hospitals, clinics going tobacco-free

MEDIA RELEASE To further its commitment to improving community health, the East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation has adopted a tobacco-free policy that will go into effect Wednesday, May 1. This policy encompasses all hospitals and associated clinics on the campuses of Hilo Medical Center, Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa and Ka’u Hospital, […]

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Governor releases $3.7M for Hilo Medical Center

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $3.7 million for capital improvement projects (CIPs) at Hilo Medical Center, the largest facility in Hawaii’s public hospital system and one of the largest employers in Hilo. “These CIPs funds represent an investment in Hilo Medical Center as an essential part of our […]

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Kahoohanohano appointed to Hilo Medical Center position

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo Medical Center has announced the appointment of Teana M. N. Kahoohanohano to the newly created position of Long Term Care and Rehabilitation Services Director. Kahoohanohano will oversee the operations of HMC’s Extended Care Department, consisting of its long term care facility and Med/Surg Unit, as well as the hospital’s Rehabilitation Services, encompassing […]

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Hilo Medical Center to offer diabetes management classes

Hilo Medical Center to offer diabetes management classes

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo Medical Center’s Diabetes in Control Program (DICP) is registering participants for its nine-week course that focuses on managing diabetes by improving nutrition, exercise and personal health habits. “With the epidemic of diabetes in East Hawaii, this program is an enormous benefit to HMC’s Hawaii Island Family Health Center and our community,” says […]

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Kahoohanohano named Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home chief

Kahoohanohano named Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home chief

MEDIA RELEASE The East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation welcomes Teana Kahoohanohano as the new administrator of the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. Avalon Health Care, Inc., the home’s managing company, appointed Kahoohanohano on July 1. Most recently, Kahoohanohano led Westgate Manor C.H. in Madera, Calif. to a 5-Star rating, Centers for Medicare […]

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