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Women's health clinic open in Hilo in an effort to address care shortages

Marjie High | Nov 1, 2018 | Hawaii

University Health Partners of Hawaii (UHP) and the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) celebrated the opening of its first clinic on Hawaii Island in the town of Hilo on October 18.  The clinic is located at 82 Puʻuhonu Place Community Surgery Center near Hilo Intermediate School and specializes in...[ Read More ]

Hawaii Department of Health receives $3.9 million federal grant for home visiting program to support families

| Oct 31, 2018 | Hawaii

One way to ensure keiki have a good start in life is to ensure families have access to a wide range of resources and supports while raising their children. Having trained home visitors support new parents and families has been proven to improve the health of mothers and their children,...[ Read More ]

The Healthcare Association of Hawaii holds annual awards & scholarship gala

Laura Lundberg | Oct 30, 2018 | Hawaii

The Healthcare Association of Hawaii held their 2018 HAH Awards and Scholarship Gala last Saturday at the Ko’olau Ballrooms in Kaneohe with more than 350 attendees. The awards and scholarship gala highlights and honors those who work to give quality care in Hawaii. During the gala, a variety of awards...[ Read More ]

$1 million raised by Hawaii Pacific Health employees for charity

Laura Lundberg | Oct 12, 2018 | Hawaii

Employees of Hawaii Pacific Health raised $1,070,115 at their 2018 Hawaii Pacific Health Employee Giving Campaign (EGC). The theme for this year’s event was “There Are Superheroes Among Us” to represent how these employees’ donations have the ability to make an impact on a patient’s lives. This is the second...[ Read More ]

2019 ACA individual rates lower than previously proposed

Emily Boerger | Oct 9, 2018 | Hawaii

On Friday, Hawaii’s Insurance Division announced their final decisions for Affordable Care Act individual plan health insurance rates for 2019. For both Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) and Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, the finalized rates are lower than previously proposed. For HMSA, average 2019 rates will decrease by 0.37 percent. Previously...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: 1115 Waiver Update, Med-QUEST Adult Dental, Heidar Thordarson

| Oct 4, 2018 | Hawaii

Our Convening Panel had great conversations this week about the issues most impacting the future of Hawaiian health care as we begin to organize for our Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference on January 15, 2019. We are always looking to build an engaging and diverse complement of speakers to drive the conversation...[ Read More ]