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HMC staff presents $10,000 in scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE Physician leadership of Hilo Medical Center’s medical staff presented $10,000 in scholarships to invest in healthcare careers and improve the quality of care in East Hawaii. Scholarships of $2,500 were awarded to staff and family affiliated with Hilo Medical Center: * Tracey Silva: a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and surgical technologist in the […]

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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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Hilo Medical Center's 'River Cottage' renovation complete

Hilo Medical Center’s ‘River Cottage’ renovation complete

MEDIA RELEASE The Hilo Medical Center Foundation announces completion of its project to renovate the hospital “River Cottage” for use by medical students, family medicine residents, and nurse practitioner students who come to Hilo for their training. A foundation spokesperson described the project as a “truly heartwarming experience” in which many elements of the East […]

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New phone numbers for East Hawaii hospitals, clinics

New phone numbers for East Hawaii hospitals, clinics

MEDIA RELEASE All phone numbers for HHSC’s hospitals and clinics in the East Hawaii Region will be changing throughout the month of November as a new PBX phone system is installed in the facilities.

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Irvine to be honored as 'Physician of the Year'

Irvine to be honored as ‘Physician of the Year’

MEDIA RELEASE On Nov. 7, the Hawaii County Medical Society and the East Hawaii Independent Physicians Association will be honoring Hilo’s long-time Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Robert Irvine as the 2011 Physician of the Year at the Hilo Medical Center Foundation’s 9th Annual Wine, Cheese, Chocolates and MORE! event. “The Physician of the Year Award is […]

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Response allows for initial evaluation and stabilization to occur in the most efficient, expedient manner

Isle hospitals lauded for providing Level III trauma care

Response allows for initial evaluation and stabilization to occur in the most efficient, expedient manner

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A medic unit transferring a patient from Ka‘u Hospital to Hilo Medical Center came across a one vehicle crash at 1:29 a.m. Sunday (June 12) near the 36 mile marker of Highway 11 in the Volcano area.

One dead in early morning crash Sunday (June 12)

A medic unit transferring a patient from Ka‘u Hospital to Hilo Medical Center came across a one vehicle crash at 1:29 a.m. Sunday (June 12) near the 36 mile marker of Highway 11 in the Volcano area.

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East Hawaii community springs into 'Season of Giving'

East Hawaii community springs into ‘Season of Giving’

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Elena Cabuta | Hilo Medical Center Community Relations Manager In April and May, Hilo Medical Center and the community we care for were recipients of the most thoughtful gifts. The following groups gave from of the kindness of their hearts. Hilo Accident & Industrial Injury Clinic and “Gifts of Love” […]

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First graduates from Hilo Medical Center’s 'Diabetes in Control'

First graduates from Hilo Medical Center’s ‘Diabetes in Control’

MEDIA RELEASE April 6 marked graduation day for the first class of students enrolled in Hilo Medical Center’s 10-week community outreach program called Diabetes in Control. Participants had come a long way from the first anxiety-ridden day of class back on Feb. 2. “When I was told I had cancer, it didn’t bother me, but […]

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Hilo Medical Center receives performance achievement award

Hilo Medical Center receives performance achievement award

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines – Heart Failure Bronze Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that Hilo Medical Center has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients for at least 90 days (July 1-Sept. 30 2010) with 85 percent compliance to […]

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Hilo Medical Center awarded Gold Seal of Approval

Hilo Medical Center awarded Gold Seal of Approval

MEDIA RELEASE Hilo Medical Center, its Home Care Program and eight Outpatient Clinics have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation. The accreditation award recognizes Hilo Medical Center’s dedication to continuous compliance with national standards. The medical facility and its staff underwent a rigorous unannounced on-site survey Jan. 31-Feb. 4, covering 400 […]

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Hilo Medical Center’s 'Diabetes in Control' class begins

Hilo Medical Center’s ‘Diabetes in Control’ class begins

MEDIA RELEASE Feb. 2 marked the first day of class for students enrolled in Hilo Medical Center’s 10-week community outreach program called Diabetes in Control. Participants meet 10 a.m.-noon every Wednesday at the hospital to learn how to manage diabetes by improving nutrition, exercise and personal habits. “My hope is to conquer diabetes,” said Priscilla […]

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