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NHCH receives American Heart Association award

NHCH receives American Heart Association award

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines – Heart Failure Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies North Hawaii Community Hospital has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85 percent compliance for one year to core standard levels of care […]

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NHCH celebrating 15th anniversary (May 28)

NHCH celebrating 15th anniversary (May 28)

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) marks its 15th year of serving the North Hawaii community Saturday, May 28. “I’m very honored to be leading North Hawaii Community Hospital as it marks 15 years of serving the residents of North Hawaii. NHCH has an incredibly rich legacy and a deep commitment from the community. […]

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NHCH welcomes back orthopedic surgeon Hiller

NHCH welcomes back orthopedic surgeon Hiller

MEDIA RELEASE Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Doug Hiller, who left the Big Island two years ago due to the overwhelming challenges of running a medical practice in West Hawaii, is returning to Waimea to join North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH). Hiller’s return comes in response to NHCH’s new physician recruitment program in which the hospital employs […]

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Parker Ranch Foundation Trust announces distributions

Parker Ranch Foundation Trust announces distributions

MEDIA RELEASE Parker Ranch Foundation Trust (PRFT) has announced distributions for 2011 to its four beneficiaries totaling $2 million. This is the second consecutive annual distribution of $2 million. Bob Momsen, chairman of the board of North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. (NHCH) said, “As proud as NHCH is of its recent progress in meeting the […]

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Parker School’s anatomy, physiology classes tour NHCH

Parker School’s anatomy, physiology classes tour NHCH

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School Anatomy and Physiology classes recently had the opportunity to go to North Hawaii Community Hospital and experience first hand what it is like to work in a medical profession. The theme of the visit was directly related to the current area of study, the skeletal system. The education coordinator at North […]

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Howell joining NHCH staff

Howell joining NHCH staff

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital welcomes Kerry Howell as the vice president of development and marketing, effective Dec. 6. “We are delighted to welcome Kerry to our management team. She brings to us a wealth of fundraising, communications, marketing and business development experience,” said Ken Wood, president and CEO of NHCH. “Ms. Howell has […]

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Wood named NHCH new president

Wood named NHCH new president

MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Directors of North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) has unanimously selected Ken Wood as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the hospital effective Oct. 1. Wood replaces John White who announced his departure in early September. “NHCH is at an important crossroad,” said Bob Momsen, Chairman of the NHCH Board. […]

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White resigns as NHCH CEO

White resigns as NHCH CEO

MEDIA RELEASE NHCH has announced John White, CEO, has resigned effective Sept. 30. The hospital is in the process of retaining a national search firm to identify his successor. In the interim, Wayne Allen, CFO, supported by the strong management team, will serve as CEO. NHCH has made significant progress during John White’s tenure. The […]

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NHCH announces arrival of orthopedic surgeon

NHCH announces arrival of orthopedic surgeon

MEDIA RELEASE Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Diane Payne will join NHCH in September 2010 from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Her addition to the NHCH team expands the care the hospital provides in Hawaii and continues to reverse the trend of specialists leaving the islands. Payne is the only Orthopedic Surgeon with a subspecialty […]

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NHCH awarded Gold Seal of Approval

NHCH awarded Gold Seal of Approval

MEDIA RELEASE Following an intensive site-visit at the end of May 2010, The Joint Commission has again awarded the Gold Seal of Approval to North Hawaii Community Hospital. President and CEO John White said the hospital is extremely proud of the physicians, nurses and staff who made this possible. Without attention the highest level of […]

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NHCH hosts its quarterly open house (July 8)

NHCH hosts its quarterly open house (July 8)

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital invites the community to an open meeting at 6 p.m. with John White, president and CEO, and the physicians of the Waimea Women’s Center. The meeting will be in the Mauna Loa/Mauna Kea Meeting Rooms at the hospital. White will provide an update on the state of the hospital, […]

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NHCH partners with TeamHealth for hospital medicine program

NHCH partners with TeamHealth for hospital medicine program

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) has partnered with TeamHealth to provide physician staffing for its hospital medicine program. The partnership was effective June 1, 2010. “The addition of TeamHealth to our care team will enhance the safety and quality of patient care, as well as improve the overall patient experience,” said John White, […]

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Mortensen named NHCH vice president of patient care services

Mortensen named NHCH vice president of patient care services

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) welcomes Lorrie Mortensen as Vice President of Patient Care Services. She will also serve in the capacity of Chief Nursing Officer, the hospital’s nursing leader. “We are delighted to welcome Lorrie to our management team. She brings to us a wealth of knowledge from her extensive nursing career […]

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NHCH, QHR sever relationship

NHCH, QHR sever relationship

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital Chief Executive Officer John White has announced NHCH will not continue its management consulting relationship with Quorum Health Resources (QHR) effective April 1, 2010. NHCH and QHR are working on a plan that will ensure a smooth transition. A successor company to QHR is not being considered at this […]

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