Education & Research

Hawaii Hospital Education & Research Foundation (HHERF)

HHERF is a separate 501c3 organization that promotes, sponsors and conducts health field research through educational programs and the accumulation/dissemination of health information, and conducts hospital preparedness exercises for public health emergencies.

HAH works in partnership with HHERF to fulfill the Emergency Services needs in the state, as well as for education and scholarship programs related to healthcare.

Emergency Services

HAH Emergency Services, a division of the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, provides emergency preparedness and operations management services to 130 healthcare coalition members throughout the state of Hawaii including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home care and hospice, community health centers, air and ground ambulance, blood banks and clinical laboratories.

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Annually in the spring, HHERF publishes application guidelines for healthcare scholarships.

Joint Commission Resources Education

Annually, HHERF offers a custom education session of the latest hospital accreditation standard updates presented by Joint Commission Resources faculty.