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Skilled nursing facilities improving quality care

MEDIA RELEASE The Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) praised a select group of local, long term care member providers for their achievement in reaching national quality goals set by its national association, the American Health Care Association (AHCA). Nineteen of Hawaii’s skilled nursing facilities met or exceeded at least one of four goals in the […]

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Hawaii No. 1 for long term care facility quality

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii ranks higher than any other state in the quality of its nursing facilities. 38 percent of nursing facilities in Hawaii earned a five out of a possible five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for their overall performance in health inspections, nurse staffing, and quality of medical care. […]

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Report: Hospitals provide $4.7B to state economy

MEDIA RELEASE Hospitals in Hawaii employ 16,043 people and create $4.7 billion dollars in economic activity. Nationally hospitals employ 5.5 million people and create $2 trillion dollars in economic activity. The economic contribution of hospitals, highlighted in a new report released today by the American Hospital Association (AHA), is critical to communities. “In addition to […]

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Community health survey closed Dec. 21

MEDIA RELEASE The Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) invites the public to participate in the Hawaii Community Feedback Survey. The purpose of the survey is to gain input from community stakeholders about their concerns regarding health and quality of life within their communities. Hospitals statewide will use the results to the Community Health Needs Assessment […]

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Hawaii medical team returns from New York

MEDIA RELEASE Medical teams from Hawaii are back from assisting federal medical relief efforts in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (Hawaii DMAT) members combined forces with members of Alaska’s DMAT to form three task forces, and joined with DMAT and national guard members from around the country. Their two-week deployment […]

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HAH honors Hilo nurse Sampaga

MEDIA RELEASE The Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) is honoring a Hilo Nurse for his exceptional personal and professional skills. Arthur Sampaga, RPN VII, Hilo Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Services Supervisor and Emergency Management Coordinator, will receive HAH’s “Professional With a Heart” award Aug. 25. Sampaga is one of several distinguished medical personnel to be recognized […]

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Leapfrog Group: How safe is your Hospital?

Leapfrog Group: How safe is your Hospital?

MEDIA RELEASE According to The Leapfrog Group, approximately 400 people die every day because of hospital errors – the equivalent of a jet crashing every day and killing all aboard. In response to this silent epidemic, more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals will now receive an A, B, C, D or F Hospital Safety Score based […]

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