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06/12/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Advanced, Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement Procedures Offered at Wilcox Medical Center

Dr. David Rovinsky, orthopedic surgeon with the Wilcox Bone & Joint Center at Kauai Medical Clinic, now offers the bi-cruciate sparing total knee replacement procedure. This is the first artificial knee implant that reportedly acts and feels like a “normal” knee.

06/08/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
10th Annual Kids Summer Fest to Promote Safe and Healthy Summer Fun

Wilcox Health celebrates its 10th annual Kids Summer Fest to promote safe and healthy summer fun for Kauai keiki and their families on Saturday, June 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kauai Marriot Resort. The annual event features interactive health and wellness activities, free sports physicals for children ages 5 to 18 (first-come, first-served), and free giveaways of bicycles, helmets and other great prizes.

05/22/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox Medical Centers Receive 'A' for Patient Safety in Spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox Medical Centers were among the 823 hospitals to receive an “A” for their commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients in the newest Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.

04/27/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox Medical Center Recognized by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience

Wilcox Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This distinction recognizes Wilcox Medical Center among the top 15 percent of hospitals nationwide based on patient experience surveys.

04/26/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox Medical Center Invites Families to 2017 Kauai Keiki Bike & Safety Day

Wilcox Medical Center is partnering with several community organizations to present the 2017 Kauai Keiki Bike & Safety Day, a free safety education event for kids and families on Saturday, May 6, at Wilcox Medical Center that will feature bicycle and skateboard skills enhancement courses, a helmet fit station where Wilcox will be fitting and giving away free dual certified helmets for keiki, and drawings for a new bike and skateboard.

03/27/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox Medical Center Named Among Top 100 U.S. Rural and Community Hospitals

Wilcox Medical Center is the only Hawaii-based hospital named among the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the U.S. for 2017 as researched and determined by the National Rural Health Association's Rural Health Policy Institute, iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

03/13/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox Health Delivers Hapai Mobile App

Wilcox Health has welcomed a new addition to its family – its first mobile health application called Hapai that helps mom and baby stay healthy during and after pregnancy. The free app features weekly updates so that mothers can track their baby’s development in real-time and learn about their own, unique pregnancy, as well as helpful tools, tips and resources to guide them through their pregnancy and prepare for baby’s arrival.

03/08/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Receives National Award for Health Information Technology

Hawaii Pacific Health was recently named a recipient of the HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in health information technology. Established in 1994, the Davies Awards program promotes electronic health record-enabled improvement in patient outcomes through sharing of case studies and lessons learned across a wide range of efforts.

02/27/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Accepting Applications for 2017 Health Careers Summer Internship Program

Hawaii Pacific Health is now accepting applications for its 2017 Health Careers Summer Internship program. This unique paid internship program offers students a rare opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the health care industry, learn more about general operations within a hospital system and explore a variety of different health care professions.

01/05/2017   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox and HMSA Donate $75,000 Toward Simulation Manikin for Kauai Community College

Wilcox Medical Center joined with HMSA to donate $75,000 toward a new 3G simulation manikin for the Kauai Community College Nursing Program. The new manikin will help nursing students on Kauai begin their education by offering practical training in realistic situations.

11/08/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Joins Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Affiliate Network

Hawaii Pacific Health and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have formed a strategic partnership that will help to advance the standard of cancer care in Hawaii through population health management with a focus on improving prevention, screening, early detection and treatment of cancer.

11/07/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Straub, Pali Momi and Wilcox Medical Centers Receive "A" in Hospital Safety Grade

Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox Medical Centers have each earned an “A” grade in the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Straub has been awarded straight “A’s” since 2013 and is one of only 113 hospitals out of over 2,600 across the country to attain this honor.

10/25/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health Employees Donate Nearly $1 Million to Help Create a Healthier Hawaii

Hawaii Pacific Health employees generously donated their own money to help patients, raising a record $944,900 for the 2016 Hawaii Pacific Health Employee Giving Campaign. The money was raised over a one-month period through personal gifts and pledges by 3,885 staff members, and was the most successful Employee Giving Campaign to-date for Hawaii Pacific Health.

08/06/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
76 Students Complete Hawaii Pacific Health Summer Internship

Hawaii Pacific Health recognized 76 outstanding students for participating in its 2016 Health Careers Summer Internship Program at a special closing ceremony at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children August 5. The unique paid internship program offers students a rare opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the health care industry, learn more about general operations within a hospital system and explore a variety of different health care professions.

05/31/2016   Hawaii Pacific Health
Wilcox Memorial Hospital Partners With American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Hawaii Division to Educate Kauai Students About Stroke Awareness

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and learning the signs of a stroke and the action to take can help save lives. That’s why Wilcox Memorial Hospital has partnered with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Hawaii Division to educate Kauai students on how to spot a stroke and save a life.


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