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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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Kona Hospital hosts large-scale EMR implementation

MEDIA RELEASE Beginning Aug. 27, approximately 100 medical, hospital and IT professionals will descend on the Kona community for a month- long integrated test of the Hawaii Health System Corporation’s (HHSC) new electronic medical records (EMR) system. Kona Community Hospital will be hosting this large-scale testing process which will be the first of its kind […]

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Tomita joins general surgery team at Kona Community Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Nathan Tomita, D.O. M.P.H. to its general surgery team. Tomita specializes in bariatric and general surgery, and will be performing procedures not yet available in West Hawaii. Tomita is a highly skilled bariatric surgeon. He has performed hundreds of surgical weight loss procedures, […]

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Abercrombie releases $34.2M for education, health services

Abercrombie releases $34.2M for education, health services

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $34.2 million for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) investing in educational, health services and communications facilities statewide. “These projects continue to fulfill our commitment to a new day for the people of Hawaii and stimulate the economy,” Abercrombie said. “These funds in particular […]

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A portion of the more than $34.2 million of Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funds released today by Governor Neil Abercrombie will benefit Kona Community Hospital.

Governor releases funds for Kona Hospital improvements

A portion of the more than $34.2 million of Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funds released today by Governor Neil Abercrombie will benefit Kona Community Hospital.

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Breast MRI – new service at Kona Community Hospital

Breast MRI – new service at Kona Community Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital’s new state-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine now features the relatively new technique of breast imaging. Although proven effective in multiple recent clinical trials, it is new to KCH, and has not previously been performed in Kona. The procedure is safe, accurate, and cost-effective, costing about the same amount as […]

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KCH celebrates National Volunteer Week

KCH celebrates National Volunteer Week

MEDIA RELEASE The 39th annual National Volunteer Week is April 15-21 and Kona Community Hospital invites you to recognize volunteers who tirelessly share their time and talent to making a difference in our community. Your support can encourage them, as well as others, to volunteer and provide help where it is needed. National Volunteer Week […]

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Healthcare training at KCH in April

Healthcare training at KCH in April

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital is offering Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers on April 9 and April 23. The four-hour class is 8 a.m.-noon and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Classes are located in KCH’s Conference Room 3. This course is geared toward healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, nursing assistants, EMT’s and individuals working in healthcare. KCH […]

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New cardiology clinic at Kona Community Hospital

New cardiology clinic at Kona Community Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital is partnering with Maui Heart & Vascular to open a new cardiology clinic at Kona Community Hospital. Services will begin Wednesday, April 4. Maui Heart & Vascular’s Kona Clinic is located on the KCH campus in the Radiology Imaging Center and the new clinic will have cardiologist Dr. Andrew Rosenblum […]

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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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Mobile medical van brings healthcare to rural areas

Representative Bob Herkes, the legislature, Kona Community Hospital and HMSA spearheaded the mobile van with the legislation and sponsorship for funding and staffing. The van will initially be working in Pahala at the public school.

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Mobile medical van revving up to grow rural healthcare

Mobile medical van revving up to grow rural healthcare

MEDIA RELEASE South Kona communities on the Big Island that have had limited access to health care will soon benefit from a mobile medical van that will be blessed Saturday, March 10, in a noontime ceremony at Kona Community Hospital. The 32.5-foot van is the culmination of nearly 10 years of research, work and cooperation […]

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Planning of end of life care presentation (March 12)

Planning of end of life care presentation (March 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community Hospital (KCH) is hosting a “What is Palliative Care?” community presentation about end of life care decisions 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 12 in the hospital’s Conference Rooms. The expert panel includes representatives from Kona Community Hospital and other local organizations. Topics covered will be hospital care, home health care, financing, and […]

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