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Kona Ambulatory Surgery Center (KASC) staff.

Kona Ambulatory Surgery Center celebrates 10th anniversary

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Ambulatory Surgery Center (KASC) staff. Kona Ambulatory Surgery Center (KASC) is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. The surgery center has been welcoming patients since October 2009. KASC was originally the shared vision of a group of local surgeons, who sought to provide on-island, same-day surgical care for the West Hawaii community. Originally KASC […]

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Radiation Oncology Clinic staff (left to right): Dr. Scott Moon, Poppy Sokham, Dr. Robert Kover, Ella Kunitomo, Jeanne Kunis and Patrick Olney. Courtesy Photo.

Kona Community Hospital Cancer Center launches new linear accelerator

On March 6, the Kona Community Hospital (KCH) Cancer Center’s Radiation Oncology Clinic (ROC) celebrated the installation of a new Elekta Infinity™ Linear Accelerator with a blessing and open house.The Elekta Infinity™, a state-of-the-art linear accelerator, was selected by KCH cancer center management and hospital leadership to replace and upgrade the existing technology. It is […]

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Kona Hospital Foundation celebrates 30 years of service

This year marks a notable milestone for the Kona Hospital Foundation (KHF) as it celebrates 30 years of dedicated service to Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and the west Hawaii community. The Foundation was established on June 21, 1984 by Allen Wilcox, Dr. Garold Enloe, Fred Fujimoto and Richard Ishida. Their mission was to provide a […]

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Kona Community Hospital has installed the region’s first Open Bore, 1.5 Tesla, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that combines a larger bore, or opening, for obese and claustrophobic patients with the ability to capture high-field quality diagnostic images.  It is identified as the best on the neighbor islands and is the same premier machine as in Queens Medical Center located on Oahu.

Neighbor Islands first Open Bore MRI at Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital has installed the region’s first Open Bore, 1.5 Tesla, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that combines a larger bore, or opening, for obese and claustrophobic patients with the ability to capture high-field quality diagnostic images. It is identified as the best on the neighbor islands and is the same premier machine as […]

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Kona Community Hospital (KCH) has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.  The recognition signifies that Kona Community Hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85 percent compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients.

Kona Community Hospital receives American Heart Association Gold Award

Kona Community Hospital (KCH) has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that Kona Community Hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85 percent compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care as outlined […]

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Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and Ke Ānuenue  Area Health Education Center (AHEC) hosted their fourth M.A.S.H. (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp on July 19 and 20 at Kona Community Hospital.  Four years ago, marked the first M.A.S.H. Camp for the state of Hawaii, and now with its sucess, has grown to other neighbor islands.

Kona Community Hospital’s M.A.S.H. Camp Promotes “Growing Our Own”

Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and Ke Ānuenue Area Health Education Center (AHEC) hosted their fourth M.A.S.H. (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp on July 19 and 20 at Kona Community Hospital. Four years ago, marked the first M.A.S.H. Camp for the state of Hawaii, and now with its sucess, has grown to other neighbor […]

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