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NHCH CEO accepts new role, national search underway

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital’s Board of Directors has announced Ken Wood has accepted the newly created role of Senior Advisor to the Board of NHCH while the hospital seeks to hire a new CEO through a national search. Bill Brown, NHCH Vice President of Human Resources, has been appointed as interim CEO and […]

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NHCH's different approach to prenatal care

NHCH’s different approach to prenatal care

MEDIA RELEASE Women seeking a different approach to prenatal care will soon have a new option at NHCH’s Waimea Women’s Center, which will be administering a $15,000 Women’s Community Health grant from Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies on behalf of the North Hawaii Perinatal Local Area Consortium. NHCH’s Waimea Women’s Center will become the first Hawaii […]

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HIBC, NHCH expand Alere Wellogic health information exchange

HIBC, NHCH expand Alere Wellogic health information exchange

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Island Beacon Community has begun to expand the region’s first health information exchange (HIE), following a successful pilot phase which began last December at North Hawaii Community Hospital. The HIE facilitates safer, more efficient, and cost-effective care within the connected health care community across Hawaii Island. It enables doctors to easily […]

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NHCH welcomes Robinson as director of community outreach

NHCH welcomes Robinson as director of community outreach

MEDIA RELEASE NHCH has announced Kaloa Robinson as Director of Community Outreach. Robinson will lead the organization’s outreach and community partnership efforts, as well as oversee communications programs. “We are thrilled to have Kaloa on our team to help NHCH become a more active partner in the community,” said Kerry Howell, Vice President of Development, […]

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NHCH achieves American Heart Association's gold award

NHCH achieves American Heart Association’s gold award

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

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NHCH restricting maternal care service area

NHCH restricting maternal care service area

MEDIA RELEASE NHCH was designed to support a maximum of 550 births each year. Last year, 663 babies were delivered and that number is on pace to exceed 700 births in 2012. At present, 51 percent of the births at NHCH are from women who live outside the hospital’s service area. To ease overcrowding and […]

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Meeting on NHCH maternal care program (May 1)

Meeting on NHCH maternal care program (May 1)

MEDIA RELEASE Waimea and North Hawaii residents are invited to a facilitated discussion about the future of North Hawaii Community Hospital’s Waimea Women’s Center and its maternal care program at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at Parker School Theatre. Coordinated by Waimea Community Association, the meeting will begin with Friends of the Community Hospital Ohana, […]

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NHCH offers three scholarship opportunities

NHCH offers three scholarship opportunities

MEDIA RELEASE NHCH would like to encourage residents of North Hawaii to apply for three scholarship opportunities, which include the Peggy Dineen-Orsini Scholarship, the NHCH Medical Staff Scholarship and the Hawaii Emergency Physicians Associated, Inc. (HEPA) Scholarship. The Peggy Dineen-Orsini Scholarship offers one $2,000 award to a resident of North Hawaii who is enrolled in […]

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NHCH: Our greatest natural resource

NHCH: Our greatest natural resource

MEDIA RELEASE NHCH recognized nearly 60 volunteers on Wednesday, April 18, during an annual appreciation luncheon to honor and celebrate volunteers during National Volunteer Week. “This year our Volunteer Appreciation Week theme is ‘Volunteers: Our Greatest Natural Resource’, says Arielle Faith Michael, Director of Holistic Healing Services and Volunteers Program at NHCH. “Volunteers are indeed […]

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Demonstrators urge support for midwives at North Hawaii Community Hospital

About 30-40 demonstrators took to the sidewalks in front of North Hawaii Community Hospital on March 19, 2012 to voice their support for the Midwife program at the hospital and to protest any plan to reduce those services.

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Waimea Community Association meets April 5

Waimea Community Association meets April 5

MEDIA RELEASE Three hot topics – learning to become “self-reliant” during times of emergency, an update on North Hawaii Community Hospital including its Women’s Center, and a briefing on the recent criminal stripping of bark that will kill several magnificent Waimea Park koa trees – will top the Waimea Community Association’s (WCA) Town Meeting agenda. […]

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North Hawaii Health Information Exchange launches

North Hawaii Health Information Exchange launches

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Island Beacon Community has awarded a $680,000 contract to North Hawaii Community Hospital to implement a Health Information Exchange system throughout the North Hawaii region, impacting more than 32,000 patients and marking the first step toward an island-wide HIE. Implementation has begun and will continue through 2012. NHCH’s existing vendor partner Wellogic […]

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Two-week journey to benefit NHCH

Two-week journey to benefit NHCH

MEDIA RELEASE For 20 years, Kona resident and retired travel columnist Irene Croft, Jr., has been orchestrating deluxe worldwide journeys for benefit of more than a dozen Hawaii nonprofits on all islands. Her volunteer efforts passed this year the $1 million milestone for donations to community organizations in the state. And, now, she has consented […]

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NHCH announces three new board members

NHCH announces three new board members

MEDIA RELEASE NHCH has announced the addition of three new members to our Board of Directors, Neil “Dutch” Kuyper, Richard M. Levy, PhD, and Ken Wood. Dutch Kuyper is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Parker Ranch, Inc. Parker Ranch is best known as one of the oldest and largest ranches in the US […]

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