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Layoffs announced for Hilo Medical Center, Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua and Ka‘u Hospital

Nearly 90 employees will be laid off and some services will be cut at Hilo Medical Center, Ka‘u Hospital and Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua because of a projected $7 million deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1, 2015

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Hilo Photo Club collection refreshed in Hilo Medical Center lobby

Eva Koenig: ‘With some of my patients, we walk around the lobby, look at the pieces and go back to the Rehab Department to talk about the pictures, work on memory and encourage communication’

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Governor releases $9.2M for state hospital facilities

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $9.2 million for capital improvement projects (CIP) that will upgrade and improve state hospital facilities and fund water treatment projects across the state. “These funds will help renovate and maintain facilities that are dedicated to the health and safety of Hawaii’s people,” Abercrombie […]

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Banyan Drive temporarily one-way during fun run Saturday (May 10)

MEDIA RELEASE To accommodate mass runners and walkers at the “Hilo Medical Center Employees 5K Fun Run & 2.5K Walk,” there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Banyan Drive. Traffic will be allowed to flow in the makai, or northeasterly, direction on Banyan Drive between both sides of Lihiwai Street. The one-way traffic […]

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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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Brinkman named Chief Operating Officer of Hilo Medical Center

Hilo Medical Center named Dan Brinkman as Chief Operating Officer. Brinkman, who joined the hospital in 2007 as the Chief Nurse Executive, will provide operational guidance as Hilo Medical Center pursues its mission of improving our community health through exceptional and compassionate care.

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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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Governor releases $21.7M for hospital system, facilities

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released of more than $21.7 million for capital improvement projects (CIPs) that will upgrade and improve state hospital facilities and services. “The majority of these CIP funds will go toward modernizing medical record information systems at Hawaii Health Systems Corporation facilities,” Abercrombie said. “Funds will also facilitate other improvements […]

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Hilo Medical Center receives $1.7M to update food service equipment

Governor Neil Abercrombie’s December 26 release of funds for capital improvement projects (CIP) included $1,771,000 for Hilo Medical Center to replace dietary equipment that was installed when the hospital was built more than 25 years ago in 1985.

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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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From left: Mary K. Nordling, MD, Boyd Murayama, Assistant Hospital Administrator and Medical Group Practice Director at HMC and Lori Rogers, Executive Director of HMCF with Richard and Avis Mortemore. (Photo courtesy of Hilo Medical Center)

Mortemore donates paintings to Hilo Medical Center Clinics

Lori Rogers: ‘His donation is not only priceless in monetary value; it’s priceless in the amount of comfort and happiness it brings’

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Monty Richards Community Awards 2013 announced

MEDIA RELEASE Bank of Hawaii Foundation named Friends of the Future’s Hawaii Collaborative Health Initiative, Hilo Medical Center and Kona Hospital Foundation as the 2013 Bank of Hawaii Monty Richards Hawaii Island Community Award recipients. * Friends of the Future received $5,000 to purchase simulation equipment to help train neonatal resuscitation team members at Kona […]

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UnitedHealthcare awards $250,000 grant to Hilo Medical Center

MEDIA RELEASE UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group company, has awarded a $250,000 grant to support Hilo Medical Center’s Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Primary Care Training Program (HHSC PCTP) to help enhance primary care services for East Hawaii residents, including members of the United States military and their families. The grant will help provide funding to establish […]

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