News from Hawai'i Pacific Health and our Affiliate Hospitals


Hawai‘i Pacific Health Accepting Applications for 2014 Summer Student Research Program
Hawai‘i Pacific Health is now accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Student Research Program, an eight-week undergraduate research program that takes place June 23-August 15, 2014. Read the press release.  

Pali Momi Medical Center Opens New Transitional Care Unit
Pali Momi Medical Center recently opened a new Transitional Care Unit to serve patients as they transition to another level of care or prepare to return home after a stay in the hospital. Read the press release.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health Executive Director of Philanthropy Named National Grassroots Champion
The American Hospital Association and the Healthcare Association of Hawaii has awarded Michael Robinson with the American Hospital Association Grassroots Champion Award. Read the press release.

Healthgrades Honors Straub Clinic & Hospital with 2013 Awards for Clinical Excellence, Patient Safety and Outstanding Patient Experience
06.03.13 Straub Clinic & Hospital has been recognized with three national awards from Healthgrades, a leading online resource providing comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.  Read the press release.

Three Hawai‘i Pacific Health Hospitals Among Top in the Nation for Patient Experience
Straub Clinic & Hospital, Pali Momi Medical Center and Wilcox Memorial Hospital earn Healthgrades 2013 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.  Read the press release.  

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In recognition, the Sex Abuse Treatment Center (SATC), a program of Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, today released a report examining 10 years of sexual assault in Hawai’i. Read the press release.

Duracell donates $50,000 to Kapi‘olani Medical Center
Duracell has donated $50,000 to the Kapi‘olani Children’s Miracle Network (KCMN) in support life-giving care at Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Hawai‘i’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Read the press release.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health Promotes Four Hospital Executives
Following the appointment of Ray Vara to president and CEO of Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the organization has promoted Martha Smith, Jen Chahanovich and Art Gladstone to chief executive officer (CEO) of their respective facilities: Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Clinic & Hospital. Read the press release.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health Recognized as Best in the Nation for Excellence in Improving Patient Care and Outcomes
Hawai‘i Pacific Health has been named recipient of the 2012 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence. Read the press release.

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