News & Current Events
Straub Medical Center and Community Organizations Partner to Provide Free Diabetes Educational Program
Pittsburgh Steelers' offensive lineman Kendall Simmons will share his personal journey with type 2 diabetes at a special public event on Saturday, July 30, to celebrate the culmination of the 2016 Diabetes Care for Life Program, an eight-week diabetes self-management program facilitated by Straub Medical Center.
Straub Clinic & Hospital was recently recognized as the only hospital in the state of Hawaii to have achieved straight A’s since 2013 in the Hospital Safety Scores, an initiative of The Leapfrog Group that assigns letter grades to more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals, assessing medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections.
The 39th Annual Hawaii Pacific Health Women’s 10K will be held on Sunday, March 6, at 7 a.m. at Kapiolani Park. The 6.2-mile race begins at Kapiolani Park, goes through Diamond Head and Kahala and returns to the park for an awards ceremony at 8:45 a.m.
The Wahiawa Center for Community Health Moves Forward to Provide Primary Medical Care Services for Wahiawa
Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Clinic & Hospital each contributed $20,000 to support The Wahiawa Center for Community Health in providing affordable, high quality and accessible health care for Wahiawa and the surrounding rural communities.
Hawaii Pacific Health Physicians to Discuss Heart Health for All Ages at Free Community Health Forum
Hawaii Pacific Health invites the public to a free community health event to learn about heart health for all ages. “Valentine in Paradise” will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom. The event will also be available via video conference at Pali Momi Medical Center in Aiea and Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Kauai.
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.
Straub Clinic & Hospital has announced the addition of Dr. Timothy Swindoll and Dr. Ike Tanabe, gastroenterologists, to its medical staff.
Straub Clinic & Hospital has announced the addition of Dr. Edith Canby-Hagino, urologist, and Dr. Timothy Stoddard, otolaryngologist, to its medical staff.
Straub Clinic & Hospital has announced the addition of Dr. Jane Luu, cardiologist, to its medical staff.
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.
Straub Clinic & Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll, which recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.
Kids Fest offers interactive games and activities to promote healthy active lifestyles, exercise and nutrition, and childhood injury prevention
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.