HAH in the News

Insight: Medicare underpayments, inflation hit hospitals and their patients hard
Jul 12 Star-Advertiser

States’ New Health Care Workers: Family Members
June 26 Stateline

State health officials issue MERS alert to physicians
June 25 Hawaii News Now

State issues MERS alert
June 25 Star-Advertiser

Islands’ hospitals ‘feeling the pinch’
A study projects over $3 billion in losses due to Medicare cuts and underpayments
June 22 Star-Advertiser

Hawaii dialysis center offers help to American Samoa
June 5 Hawaii News Now

Ahead of Busy Storm Season, Hawaii Holds a Hurricane Drill
June 4 HPR

Technology creates health options for Hawaii hospitals
May 29 Pacific Business News

Four Mauians part of team deployed to Guam
May 23 The Maui News

Maui hospital deal grows nearer
May 8 Pacific Business News

Hawaii the best in nation
Feb 25 Star-Advertiser

Controversial Hawaii caregiver training bill deferred indefinitely
Feb 6 Pacific Business News

Hawaii bill seeks to boost training for lay caregivers
Feb 3 AP

From hospital to Home
February 1 Star-Advertiser

CDC report: Hawaii hospitals making progress on infection reduction
Jan 28 West Hawaii Today

Influenza hits Hawaii
Jan 16 KITV

Isles catch the flu
Jan 16 Star Advertiser

Unpaid caregivers need training
Jan 16 Star Advertiser

Hawaii health care trade organizations unify
January 8 PBN

PBN Forecast 2015: Healthcare & Insurance
Dec 26 PBN

Hawaii is one of two states to avoid upcoming Medicare penalties
Dec 24 PBN

35 Hawaii skilled nursing centers meeting national goals
Dec 17 PBN

Hawaii’s Healthcare Heroes: Heather Sloan
Nov 14 HNN

Hawaii’s Healthcare Heroes – Dr. Troy Tanji
Nov 13 HNN

Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Sandy Na-o
Nov 12 HNN

Ebola and Infectious Disease Preparation with Toby Clairmont
Nov 11 THINKTECH Hawaii

Healthcare Heroes: Melissa Champlin
Nov 11 HNN

Hawaii’s Healthcare Heroes – Belinda McGillicuddy
Nov 10 HNN

Health Care Heroes
Nov 5 MidWeek

On alert for Ebola
Hawaii’s health-care networks reinforce and strengthen infectious-disease protocols to protect public health
Nov 2 Star Advertiser

ALTRES Medical Expands with Launch of New Home Care Service
Oct 30 HNN

Military hospital conducts training exercise for Ebola
Oct 30 Star Advertiser

State balks at ID’ing Ebola hospitals
The Department of Health wants to shield isle facilities from stigma
Oct 29 Star Advertiser

Hawaii health officials: No automatic Ebola-related quarantine
Oct 29 Hawaii Reporter

Senate committee holds Ebola briefing
Oct 22 HNN

Isle health workers to take part in drills on containing virus
Oct 23 Star Advertiser

State officials work to create ebola preparation plan
Oct 22 KITV 5

Hawaii hospitals revamping safety procedures to prepare for Ebola
Oct 22 Star Advertiser

Ebola Preparedness
Oct 21 KITV

One can be quarantined after a court issues order
Oct 20 Star Advertiser

Hawaii leaders develop Ebola strategy
Oct 20 Hawaii News Now

Officials will establish safety procedures for hospitals across state
Oct 19 Star Advertiser

Green schedules briefing on readiness for ebola (Oct. 22)
Oct 17 Hawaii 24/7

Hawaii Ebola outbreak unlikely; Kona airport diversion plan dismissed as rumor
Oct 16 West Hawaii Today

State response to Ebola scare a model for all
Oct 5 Star Advertiser

Supplies stockpiled to help in an emergency like Ebola
Oct 3 Hawaii News Now

Is Hawaii Ebola-ready?
Oct 3 KITV

Isles on heightened alert for Ebola despite low risk
Oct 3 Star Advertiser

Hospital executives discuss Ebola preparedness action plan
Hawaii Healthcare Assn has been preparing for Ebola case for months
Oct 2, KITV

14 Hawaii business, nonprofit leaders chosen for Omidyar Fellows third cohort
August 26, Pacific Business News

Local Connection: Hawaii Healthcare Heroes
August 20, Hawaii News Now

Healthcare Hero
August 5, MidWeek

Coverage of HAH Emergency Services Coordination of Hospital Participation in RIMPAC:

Leaders of Tomorrow: Bernadette Ledesma, MPH, LNHA
May 8 Long-Term Living Magazine

Two studies produce starkly different views of quality of patient safety at Hawaii hospitals
May 6 Pacific Business News

Medical agencies, not AARP office, should regulate post-hospital care
April 2 Star Advertiser

ER or Senate: Dr. Josh Green tackles Hawaii’s health care ills from two perspectives
Pacific Business News March 28

Major health care bills moving through Hawaii Legislature
PBN March 13

Hawaii hospitals losing money on ‘waitlisted’ patients, poor reimbursements
March 12 Pacific Business News

Waitlist Patients Burden Hawaii Hospitals
March 12 Hawaii Reporter

Waitlisted patients cost isle hospitals $62M a year
March 12 Star Advertiser

20 for the Next 20: People to Watch 2014
March Hawaii Business Magazine

Caregivers: ‘Doing the things nurses normally did’
March 2 Star Advertiser

U.S. News ranks Hawaii nation’s No. 1 state for ‘Best Nursing Homes’
Feb 27 PBN

‘Hidden’ Hospital Ready to Respond
Feb 9 Star Advertiser

Hawai’i’s ability to respond to mass casualty gets failing grade from ER physicians
Jan 16 Hawaii News Now

Time for the Legislature to get down to business
January 10, 2014

Hale Makua sites meet national goals ahead of schedule
Dec 11, 2013 Maui News

Vincent Lee is Retiring as CEO of Oahu Region for Hawaii Health Systems Corp
Nov 18, 2013 PBN

Promoting A Healthier Hawaii
Aug 27, 2013 Midweek

Maui area coordinator receives Emergency Manager Award
July 28, 2013

Fight Health Costs with Competition
Aug 5, 2013 Star Advertiser

Low income again tied to lack of medical care
July 15, 2013 Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Access to health care is the top issue facing Hawaii Island, assessment finds
July 7, 2013 West Hawaii Today

Mental illness was 2011’s top preventable hospitalization cause
July 4, 2013 Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Respiratory diseases are top county health issue
July 4, 2013 Maui News

Statewide study identifies Hawaii’s top health concerns
July 3, 2013 Hawaii News Now (video)

Mental health visits high in Hawaii’s hospitals
July 3, 2013 Hawaii News Now

Mental health visits high in Hawaii’s hospitals
July 3, 2013 Associated Press (AP)

Mental health tops preventable causes in local hospital visits
July 3, 2013 KITV

Mental health care falls through the cracks in Hawaii
July 3, 2013 Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii releases first statewide assessment of community health needs
July 3, 2013 Pacific Business News

New laws to assist hospitals, nursing facilities
June 25, 2013 Hawaii24/7

Hawaii Home Health Medicare Margins on Steep Decline
June 13, 2013 PR Newswire

Hospital Billing Disparities
May 30, 2013 Hawaii Public Radio: Town Square

Hospitals not to blame for differences in their bills
May 15, 2013 Star Advertiser

Hawaii Legislature OKs seat belt restrictions
May 2, 2013 Hawaii News Now

The Worsening Physician Shortage
April 25, 2013 Hawaii Public Radio: Town Square

Health Connector prepares to hire staffand expand outreach
Jan 25, 2013 PBN

Report: Hospitals provide $4.7B to state economy
Jan 25, 2013 Hawaii24/7

Hawaii hospitals provide $4.7 billion to state economy
Jan 24, 2013 KITV Report

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