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Medical director named to Kona Community Hospital, Kohala Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Richard McDowell has accepted the position of Medical Director for the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) West Hawaii Region which includes Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital. He began his new duties Dec. 1, 2014. McDowell has more than 30 years of experience in emergency medicine. He was the Director of Emergency Medicine […]

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Kona community forums on health care (Sept. 17 & Oct. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE If you are interested in health care in West Hawaii or want to learn more about the Affordable Care Act, two upcoming community forums are designed to answer your questions. Community Enterprises hosts a two-part program on health care in West Hawaii 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 and 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 […]

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National Hospital Week puts spotlight on people

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. This is the message being touted via this year’s National Hospital Week theme, “A Guiding Light for Changing Times.” The annual event, scheduled for May 12-18, is […]

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Kona Community Hospital activates rotor program

Kreuzer: ‘We’re now able to greatly reduce emergency transit times for patients who require transfer, which in turn will improve outcomes for those patients’

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Kona, Kohala hospitals receive ‘Award of Community Excellence’

MEDIA RELREASE Kona Community and Kohala Hospitals has received the Award of Community Excellence from The Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii in recognition of its recently adopted smoke and tobacco-free campus policies. Both campuses, which comprise the West Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, became smoke and tobacco-free effective Jan. 1, 2013. Brenda Larson, […]

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Kona Community Hospital seeks public input

Kona Community Hospital continues to seek the community’s input into its long-term plan to build a replacement hospital. In October, KCH leadership announced that over the next six months, they will be launching their long-term plan to build a replacement facility.

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Kona Community Hospital CEO Jay Kreuzer talks about future plans for the hospital. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

New beds, helicopter and a generous offer for Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital mulling land donation for replacement facility in North Kona

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Amar name administrator for Kohala Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Jay Kreuzer, Regional Chief Executive Officer for Kona and Kohala Hospitals has named Eugene “Gino” Amar, Jr. as the new administrator of Kohala Hospital. He will assume his duties immediately. Amar has 20 years’ experience at Kohala Hospital. He began his career there as an accountant, then became the hospital’s business office manager. […]

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Celebrating National Doctors’ Day (March 30)

Celebrating National Doctors’ Day (March 30)

MEDIA RELEASE In recognition of National Doctors’ Day on Friday, March 30, Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital invites everyone to join them in saying mahalo to all of the physicians in their communities. “We are grateful for the dedication and care that our physicians provide at Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital,” commented Jay […]

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Magnet allows most exams to be done with patient’s head outside the bore, easing claustrophobia

Kona Community Hospital unveils open bore MRI

Magnet allows most exams to be done with patient’s head outside the bore, easing claustrophobia

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Coordinated medical response means more life-saving opportunities across Big Island

Kona Community Hospital now offers Level III trauma care

Coordinated medical response means more life-saving opportunities across Big Island

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National Hospital Week puts spotlight on people (May 8-14)

National Hospital Week puts spotlight on people (May 8-14)

MEDIA RELEASE The compassionate side of healthcare is depicted in this year’s National Hospital Week theme, “Champions of Care.” The annual event, scheduled for May 8-14, is designed to unite hospitals and highlight their role in communities nationwide. “National Hospital Week, first and foremost, is a celebration of people,” said Jay Kreuzer, CEO of Kona […]

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Kona hospital CEO appointment blessing in disguise

Kona hospital CEO appointment blessing in disguise

MEDIA RELEASE Jay Kreuzer, new CEO of Kona Community Hospital and Kohala Hospital, started his first day Monday, March 28. The past couple of weeks have been a true testament of his commitment to these hospitals and community. When he was offered the position, it prompted him to schedule his routine yearly check-up which revealed […]

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Kreuzer named CEO for Kona, Kohala hospitals

Kreuzer named CEO for Kona, Kohala hospitals

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Emily Mendez-Bryant | Community Relations HHSC West Hawaii Region The HHSC West Hawaii Regional Board of Directors has named Jay Kreuzer as the new Regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the West Hawaii region, which includes Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and Kohala Hospital. He is scheduled to begin work March […]

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