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Kaiser Permanente’s Moanalua Medical Center Receives Top Performance Rating

The Joint Commission, a leading accreditor of hospitals and healthcare organizations across the nation, today honored Kaiser Permanente’s Moanalua Medical Center as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® in 2013. The results, based on accountability measures determined by quality performance and positive patient outcomes, were announced in The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report, America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety.

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Department Announces New Directors

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Department Announces New Directors

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the promotions of Ross Takara, RPh, PharmD, BCACP to senior director of pharmacy, and Sheryl Shimokawa, RPh, PharmD, BCPS to director of pharmacy.

POWER YOGA HAWAI‘I PRESENTS 2014 POSES emPOWER, A MUSIC AND YOGA FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER AT THE MODERN

POWER YOGA HAWAI‘I PRESENTS 2014 POSES emPOWER, A MUSIC AND YOGA FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER AT THE MODERN

POWER YOGA HAWAI‘I PRESENTS 2014 POSES emPOWER, A MUSIC AND YOGA FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER AT THE MODERN HONOLULU

**Proceeds to benefit Mental Health America of Hawai‘i**

 

WHAT: Poses emPOWER is an all-day festival featuring yoga classes taught by Hawai‘i’s top instructors with musical accompaniment by local DJs and musicians. Proceeds will benefit Mental Health America of Hawai‘i’s Pono Youth Program, which works to prevent youth suicide and bullying. 

This year’s headliners include Survivor contestant Vytas Baskauskas, who will be leading yoga sessions, and noted musician DJ Neil Armstrong, a former tour mate of Jay Z. The event also includes SUP and outrigger canoe classes, “GLOWFLOW,” a yoga class performed under black lights, and an after party at Addiction Nightclub. 

 

Free Health Screenings And Demonstrations At HMAA’s ‘Healthy For The Holidays’ Downtown Health Fair

HONOLULU – Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA) is hosting its third annual “Healthy for the Holidays” wellness health fair in downtown Honolulu on Friday, October 24. HMAA invites everyone to a fun-filled event promoting a culture of wellness focusing on a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

The health fair will take place at Tamarind Park, Bishop Square, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participants will receive free giveaways (while supplies last) and health screenings that include blood pressure and body composition readings. This year’s health fair will feature more than ten wellness vendors and organizations that will share their expertise and give advice on what it takes to live a healthy lifestyle, especially as the stresses of the holidays begin to creep up at the end of the year. There will also be live fitness demonstrations and interactive activities from some of the vendors.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Launches “Medical Selfie” Technology

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced the launch of a new virtual feature available on KP.org, its award-winning integrated member resource website. Through a secured email server, patients can now send digital images to their physicians, including pictures of concerning rashes, wounds or other injuries. This new feature allows patients to quickly provide information to help their physician better manage their condition, and identify potentially serious issues that require a face-to-face visit.

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $220,000 to Community Organizations

Reinforcing its commitment to improving the total health and well-being of its community, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii today announced five organizations who will benefit from a combined total of more than $220,000 in community grant funds.

Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents “The No Barriers Life: Erik Weihenmayer"

Hawai‘i Pacific Health presents “The No Barriers Life: Erik Weihenmayer"
HAWAI‘I PACIFIC HEALTH PRESENTS“THE NO BARRIERS LIFE: ERIK WEIHENMAYER, BLIND ADVENTURER, SPEAKER, AUTHOR & FILMMAKER” 

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