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Zelko-Schlueter joins East Hawaii Regional Board of Directors

MEDIA RELEASE The East Hawaii Regional Board (EHRB) of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation announces Jennifer Leilani Zelko-Schlueter as its newest member. The 12-member board is responsible for governing Hilo Medical Center, Hale Hoola Hamakua, Ka‘u Hospital and 12 general and specialty outpatient clinics. “Our directors welcome Jennifer aboard and we look forward to her participation […]

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Committee hearing on public health system budget (Sept. 22)

MEDIA RELEASE WHO: House Committee on Health WHEN: 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 WHERE: Kona Community Hospital Special Services Building, Conference Room 2 79-1019 Haukapila Street Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750 WHAT: This meeting is part of a series of planned informational briefings and community-based public hearings by the Committee on Health related to the Hawaii […]

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Public meeting on HHSC in East Hawaii (July 19)

MEDIA RELEASE The East Hawaii Regional Board of Directors for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) hold its annual public meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Ka‘u Hospital, 1 Kamani Street in Pahala. Island residents are invited to attend this meeting, which will be specific to Ka‘u and its surrounding community. An overview of […]

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Ainsley resigns medical board position

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation’s East Hawaii Regional Board of Directors has announced Howard N. Ainsley has submitted his resignation as Regional Chief Executive Officer of the East Hawaii Region effective Aug. 9, 2014. Ainsley will join the Novant Health System in North Carolina, as CEO of its newest affiliated facility, Morehead Memorial […]

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Kahoohanohano named Hale Hoola Hamakua interim administrator

MEDIA RELEASE The East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) announces the appointment of Teana M. N. Kahoohanohano as Interim Administrator of Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa. “Ms. Kahoohanohano has proven talents in improving quality of care and life for long term care residents,” said Howard N. Ainsley, East Hawaii Regional CEO of […]

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HHSC meeting on services in East Hawaii (Oct. 19)

MEDIA RELEASE * 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 Hale Hoola Hamakua’s Conference Room 45-547 Plumeria Street, Honokaa Big Island residents are invited to attend the East Hawaii Regional Board of Directors for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) hosts its annual public meeting. An overview of all of the facilities will be presented prior to opening […]

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East Hawaii hospitals, clinics going tobacco-free

MEDIA RELEASE To further its commitment to improving community health, the East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation has adopted a tobacco-free policy that will go into effect Wednesday, May 1. This policy encompasses all hospitals and associated clinics on the campuses of Hilo Medical Center, Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa and Ka’u Hospital, […]

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HHSC East Hawaii Regional Board meeting (Oct. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE The East Hawaii Regional Board of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation hosts its annual community meeting at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Hilo Medical Center. The open meeting provides an opportunity for the Board to present an overview of enhancements to the Region’s health services, as well as to discuss issues raised by the […]

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“The fact that we stand to receive approximately $7 million in stimulus funds is exceptional news for the people of Hawaii County,” said Howard N. Ainsley, East Hawaii Region CEO of East Hawaii Region of HHSC.

Hospitals join electronic program to qualify for $7M

“The fact that we stand to receive approximately $7 million in stimulus funds is exceptional news for the people of Hawaii County,” said Howard N. Ainsley, East Hawaii Region CEO of East Hawaii Region of HHSC.

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Peskin named regional medical director for acute care

Peskin named regional medical director for acute care

MEDIA RELEASE Ted Peskin, MD and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, has been named Medical Director of Acute Care for the Hawaii Health Systems facilities in the East Hawaii region, effective April 1. The East Hawaii region includes Hilo Medical Center, Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa and Ka’u Hospital. Peskin will […]

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Hospitals reimbursed for treating Hawaii's uninsured

Hospitals reimbursed for treating Hawaii’s uninsured

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii’s hospitals are to be reimbursed $14.4 million in federal funds this year for treating the uninsured who turn to them as a medical last resort. Lt. Gov. James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. and Department of Human Services Director Lillian Koller announced last week the new federal funding is being made available to […]

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Lingle releases money for hospital improvements

Lingle releases money for hospital improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle has released $625,080 for improvements to five public health facilities on the Big Island, Kauai and Oahu managed by the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.  These projects are in addition to the $1.87 billion public infrastructure construction plan unveiled last month by Lingle to stimulate the economy and create jobs. “Improvements […]

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