News & Current Events
Hawaii Pacific Health is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Student Research Program. The eight-week undergraduate program runs from June 20 – August 12, 2016 and provides hands-on experience for college students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, February 12, 2016.
Two Hawaii Pacific Health Leaders Promoted to Chief Operating Officers for Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Clinic & Hospital
Gidget Ruscetta has been promoted to chief operating officer of Pali Momi Medical Center and Patty Boeckmann has been promoted to chief operating officer of Straub Clinic & Hospital.
Hawaii Pacific Health invites the public to Women’s Way to Health, a free community health event to learn about a variety of women’s health topics on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom. The program will also be available via video conference at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea and Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Kauai.
Pali Momi Women's Center Offers New Private Patient Resource Room Thanks to $20,600 Donation from First Hawaiian Bank
The Pali Momi Women’s Center at Pali Momi Medical Center recently celebrated the unveiling of a renovated Patient Resource Room made possible through a donation from First Hawaiian Bank’s Kokua Mai Employee Giving Campaign. A total of $20,600 was donated to Pali Momi by First Hawaiian Bank employees and retirees.
Kids Fest offers interactive games and activities to promote healthy active lifestyles, exercise and nutrition, and childhood injury prevention
Pali Momi Medical Center presents its annual Family Health Fair, a free health education event for the community, on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Pali Momi Medical Center and Pali Momi Medical Pavilion. Activities and information will also be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Pali Momi Wellness Station at Pearlridge Center Uptown.
Hawaii Pacific Health recently announced that Straub Clinic & Hospital Chief Executive Officer Art Gladstone will additionally assume the role of chief executive officer at Pali Momi Medical Center. He replaces the previous CEO, Jen Chahanovich, who recently became the president and CEO of Wilcox Memorial Hospital and CEO of Kauai Medical Clinic on Kauai.
Twelve outstanding college undergraduates recently completed the 2015 Hawai‘i Pacific Health Summer Student Research Program (SSRP), an eight-week undergraduate research program that gives college students a backstage pass into the world of medicine. The highly competitive program attracts some of Hawai‘i’s most talented college students interested in pursuing a career in medicine.
Pali Momi Medical Center now offers room service as part of its patient experience. A restaurant-style menu offers patients variety and the ability to control what and when they eat, and have it delivered fresh to order by personalized customer service ambassadors.
Hawaii Pacific Health has been recognized for cultivating a workplace culture of engagement with the prestigious Gallup Great Workplace Award for the fourth year in a row.
Pali Momi Medical Center Becomes First in Hawaii to Offer Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution
Pali Momi Medical Center is the first facility in Hawaii to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure.
Pali Momi Medical Center CEO Jen Chahanovich will become the new president and CEO of Wilcox Memorial Hospital and CEO of Kauai Medical Clinic with the retirement on June 30 of current Wilcox President & CEO Kathy Clark.
Military families receiving care at Hawaii Pacific Health hospitals and clinics now benefit from secure health information exchange with Department of Defense hospitals and clinics.
Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Clinic & Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Clinic & Hospital have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers, recognizing the high quality care each hospital provides to patients affected by stroke.
The Women’s Center at Pali Momi Medical Center has been granted a full, three-year accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons recognizing centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation and review process.