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- Healthcare Association of Hawaii information
information on: Acute Care Facilities - Long Term Care Facilities / Resources - Home Care Resources
- The Queens Medical Centre - Honolulu Hawaii
The Queen's Medical Center, located in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, is a private, non-profit,
acute medical care facility. It is the largest private hospital in Hawaii, licensed to operate with 526 acute care beds and 28 sub-acute beds. The medical center has more than 3,000 employees and over 1,200 physicians on staff.
As the leading medical referral center in the Pacific Basin, Queen's offers a
comprehensive range of primary and specialized care services. Queen's is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and affiliated with the Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA). The medical center is also approved to participate in residency training by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
" [quote from website section on "About Us" 2003/04/06]
The Queen's Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
General Telephone numbers listings
MAIN HOSPITAL NUMBER 808.538.9011
- St. Francis Medical Center - Liliha - Honolulu
web site http://www.stfrancishawaii.org/home.html
"St. Francis Medical Center is a comprehensive 308-bed healthcare facility providing tertiary care. Services include a full range of general acute and medical/surgical services. In addition, diagnostic support services such magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), P.E.T. imaging, radiological services, mammography, CT scan, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and angiography are offered."
"Taking to heart the "hospital without walls" concept, St. Francis Medical Center takes healthcare into Hawaii's neighborhoods with a wide range of community services. Outreach services like parish nurses, which provide health education and health screenings, serve to extend the hospital beyond its physical walls."
St. Francis Medical Center offers the following services:
24-hour Emergency Room Services
Ambulatory Care (same day surgery)
Cardiac Cath Lab
Critical Care Medicine
Electrocardiogram (EKG)/electroencephalogram (EEG)
Emergency Services (24 hours)
Gamma Knife Center of the Pacific
Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry
Health Education Classes
Institute of Cancer (including Mama Lau Cancer Care Center)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Medical Education - University of Hawaii
Medical Social Services
Parish Nurse Program
Pharmacy (Outpatient and Inpatient)
Rehabilitation Services (Physical, Occupational, Speech)
Renal Institute of the Pacific
Skilled Nursing Facility
Transplant Institute of the Pacific
[quote fr. web site http://www.stfrancishawaii.org/home.html2003/07/19]
For more information about the St. Francis Medical Center, please call (808)547-6011.
Or you can write to us at:
St. Francis Medical Center
2226 Liliha St.
Honolulu, HI 96817
- Honolulu Shriners Hospital for Children
... Our facility, located in the beautiful state of Hawaii,
has provided absolutely free surgical and rehabilitative orthopaedic care to more
than 20,000 children from Hawaii and the Pacific Basin since 1923.
With your support, we will continue to provide world-class care so long
as there are children with bone, muscle and joint disorders and disabilities.
How to apply for care
You can refer a child to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Honolulu or obtain an application in any of the following ways:
- Shriners Hospitals for Children's national toll-free patient referral line
at (800) 237-5055 in Tampa, Florida
Honolulu Shriners Hospital's Admissions Coordinator
at (808) 941-4466 or (888) 888-6314 (toll-free).
Download the online application
Ask any Shriner or call the Aloha Shriners
If you ever have any questions or wish to refer a patient, please contact us at:
1310 Punahou St.
Honolulu, HI 96826-1099
Phone: (808) 941-4466
Toll Free: 1-888-888-6314
" [quote fr. website 03/07/15
- Balance and Hearing Centers of the Pacific - Honolulu
Physical Therapy Professionals
1601 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 1250
Honolulu, HI 96814-4722
- Balance and Dizziness Organizations
- Vestibular Disorders Association
see their directory of services and support groups covering the U.S.A., Canada and Australia
- www.BalanceAndDizziness.org non-profit self-help group
in Vancouver, BC, Canada sponsoring seminars, workshops for members and promoting public awareness of issues and
needs of people with vestibular problems
- see also Hawaii Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association
1360 Beretania St. #301
Honolulu, HI 96814
Voicemail: (808) 349-5408
Fax: (720) 559-8274
Looking for a massage therapist - or - want to learn what massage therapy might help you with? Check out these web sites
- The Massage Therapists Association Of Hawaii
"Preserving and Promoting The Profession of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork in and for
the State of Hawaii"
PO Box 23409
Honolulu, HI 96823
phone (808) 534-2682
fax (808) 536-7822
see also www.naturalhawaii.com/wholistic_massage.htm
for directory of massage therapists in Honolulu and Hawaii
- American Massage Therapy Association
"The American Massage Therapy Association® represents more than 46,000 massage
therapists in 27 countries. AMTA works to establish massage therapy as integral to the
maintenance of good health and complementary to other therapeutic processes; to advance
the profession through ethics and standards, certification, school accreditation,
continuing education, professional publications, legislative efforts, public education,
and fostering the development of members." [quote fr. web site 03/04/25]
- Nursing Temp Agencies / Services - examples:
- Kokua nurses http://www.kokuanurses.com/
Employee centre - Home care services - Hospital Staff Relief
- Serving Hawaii with home care and hospital staff relief
Founded in 1979 by the Daniels family
All employees are experienced, carefully screened and bonded
Available 24 hours, 7-days-week, 365 days a year
Immediate response to service requests
Initial home assessment by a licensed nurse at no cost
Professional supervision and case management
Medicare and Insurance billing for eligible home care services
Licensed by the State of Hawaii
Medicare Certified Home Health Agency
- Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
- SEE ALSO - Hawaii Nurses Association http://www.hawaiinurses.org/
- Healthcare Association of Hawaii www.hah.org
A great starting point to find health care resources in Honolulu and Hawaii!
See their site explanation on: Types of Home Care Providers including: Medicare-Certified Home Health Agencies;
Private Duty Home Care Agencies; Hospices; Home Infusion Pharmacies; Home Medical Equipment & Supply Companies and
their Directory of Providers www.hahc.org/providers.htm
Note their section on on How to Select and What to Expect
From A Home Care Provider
The Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) is a non-profit organization representing the state's
acute care hospitals and two thirds of the long term care beds with a total of 41 facilities.
Founded in 1939 as the Hospital Association of Hawaii, it merged with the Hawaii Nursing Home Association in 1974. In 1987, the name was changed to the Healthcare Association of Hawaii to better reflect its membership.
HAH is affiliated with the American Hospital Association, the American Health Care Association, the National Association for Home Care, and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Over the last 60 years, the Association has expanded its membership so that today it represents not only hospitals, long term care facilities, home care and hospices but also community based providers and many supporting organizations which provide services and supplies to the industry.
The primary mission of HAH is to represent and advocate for our members, the state's health care system and the health care of Hawaii's citizens with Congress, the state legislature, government agencies and departments, the news media and the public. For instance, the Association has focused considerable energy towards reducing the number of individuals in Hawaii without health care insurance and educating decision makers on the need for adequate reimbursement to providers to cover the cost of care.
[quoted from web site "Who We Are" section 2003/04/26 www.hah.org/]
Aloha! ...... No one has to tell you that caregiving can be a demanding and exhausting job. We are here to help! We provide orientation to the disease, support with managing the disease, information on available programs and services, and access to emerging research and treatment information.
"Committed to responding to the needs of all people affected by Alzheimer's and related dementias in an environment which reflects dignity and respect, and to preserve their independence as long as possible.
[quote from web site 030719 www.alzhi.org]
1050 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96814-4924
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Complimentary Medicine Practioners & Holistic Health Services
Honolulu's Center for Holistic Living
The Center For Holistic Living promotes health and wellness with natural methods - utilizing clinical nutrition and energy healing
to rejuvenate impoverished bodies.
Holistic services from complimentary-medicine-practioners with backgrounds in chiropractic treatment and
licensed massage therapists certified as Reiki practioners.
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4747 Kilauea Avenue
Kahala Professional Building
Honolulu, HI 96816
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Honolulu's Melissa Yee, featured in Hawaii Star Bulletin www.startbulletin.com
article on Feb. 03, 2003 "Acupuncturist get to the point" states that "...
As an acupuncturist, I have a wide range of diagnostic tools and treatment methods available to assist people in identifying the root causes
of their health problems. Acupressure, nutrition, herbs and food supplements, change of lifestyle and diet, needles, heat or electrical stimulation
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