Kona Community Hospital (KCH) is currently in the process of having its cancer program accredited through the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Care (CoC.) The CoC developed an approvals program that has national standards of delivery of cancer care services.
The West Hawaii Regional Board of Directors of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) announced today that the Board has accepted the resignation of Earl Greenia, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and Kohala Hospital. Greenia has accepted a healthcare executive position in California. His official last day will be October 31, 2010.
Kona Community Hospital (KCH) will be conducting a decontamination exercise on Thursday, August 26, 2010. The hospital will serve as the primary location for this event. The training will focus on the Healthcare Association of Hawaii Emergency Management Committee’s “Code Orange” which is activated when there is a
Kona Community Hospital’s Junior Volunteer Corps (JVC) program will begin its next cohort of participants in mid-August. The program provides students 14 or older an opportunity to volunteer at the hospital and a jump-start in their future career by giving them a chance to explore different healthcare career choices.
Twelve months ago, Kona Community Hospital launched a new program to develop health care leaders in West Hawaii. The West Hawaii Healthcare Leadership Series is a year-long program that focuses on leadership and organizational development, financial and quantitative analysis and topics specific to the health care industry. The participants include
Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and Ke Anuenue Area Health Education Center (AHEC) hosted their fourth M.A.S.H. (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp on July 19 and 20 at Kona Community Hospital. Four years ago, marked the first M.A.S.H. Camp for the state of Hawaii, and now with its success, has grown to other neighbor islands.
Kona Community Hospital (KCH) has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Silver Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that Kona Community Hospital has reached an aggressive goal of
Kona Community Hospital (KCH) and Ke Anuenue Area Health Education Center (AHEC) join forces again this summer to host their fifth MASH Camp, or Medical Academy of Science and Health, on July 19 and 20. Kohala Hospital will have its second MASH Camp on July 21 and 22. It’s a twist on summer camp for
Kona Community Hospital (KCH) received the Pualu Business Innovation Award from the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce at its annual Membership and Installation Luncheon on Friday, June 25. The hospital was selected for its excellence in