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Ironman-Pediatrician Eddie Herd Brings "A Heart for Kids' to Life

A life-changing heart problem provides inspiration to give back World-class long-distance triathlete and 14-time Ironman finisher Eddie Herd, MD, has embarked on yet another challenge &ndash...
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Neighbor Islands First Open Bore MRI at Kona Community Hospital

Kona Community Hospital has installed the region’s first Open Bore, 1.5 Tesla, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that combines a larger bore, or opening, for obese and claustrophobi...
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Four Seasons Resort Fundraiser to Benefit Kona Hospital Foundation

Kona Hospital Foundation has been recently named as the beneficiary to the proceeds of “La Dolce Vita” (The Sweet Life), a Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehui and HI Luxur...
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KCH Attains Level III Trauma Center Designation

Kona Community Hospital (KCH) is proud to be recently designated as a Level III Trauma Center.  Along with Hilo Medical Center, it will be given recognition by Governor Neil Abercrombie and Mayor...
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MASH Camp - Five Years and Counting

Kona Community Hospital (KCH) celebrated its fifth-year anniversary of M.A.S.H. (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp on July 18 and 19 at Kona Community Hospital.  Five years ago, marked...
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Nursing Scholarships a Focus for Hospital Auxiliary

The Kona Community Hospital (KCH) Auxiliary for many years now has been providing scholarships to local students who are interested in becoming a registered nurse and want to continue to...
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Chemical Exposure Provides Vital Training

At 8:30 a.m. this morning, Kona Community Hospital was exposed to a chemical agent called Xylene in the Emergency Department (ED).  When the odor was detected, proactive measures were put in...
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MASH Camp Heartens Health Care Interest

Kona Community Hospital is proud to announce its fifth year anniversary of MASH (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp. This year’s summer camp is scheduled for July 18-19.  Students...
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Hospital's Clinical Scores Continue to Improve

Kona Community Hospital (KCH) is a leader in following evidenced-based medicine practices used by Medicare as reflected in its overall composite score of 97% for Core Measures in the fi...
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New Dimension in Open MRI and Patient Comfort

Kona Community Hospital will be installing the region’s first Open Bore, 1.5 Tesla, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that combines a larger bore, or opening, for obese and claustrophobic...
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