News Archive 2012
The Queen’s Health Systems Acquires Former Hawai’i Medical Center West Assets
The Queen’s Health Systems, corporate parent of The Queen’s Medical Center, has officially acquired the former Hawai’i Medical Center (HMC) West campus from St. Francis Health Care System of Hawai’i. Both parties signed closing documents that enable...
Tripler, DOE, Queen's Partnership Extends Care to Community
Children find security in the daily routine of family life, and when this is disrupted by the long absences caused by military deployment, it can be traumatic. The purpose of Tripler Army Medical Center's SBHT (School Behavioral Health Team)...
Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Celebrates Moves to New POB III Space
Queen's Outpatient Rehabilitation Services moved into a new space in the Physicians Office Building (POB) III, suite 300. The new space checks in at 3,044 square feet, but the therapists describe it best by cheerfully enthusing, "It's way...
Heart Valves Replaced Without Surgery at The Queen’s Medical Center
Actor and singer Jim Nabors was the fifth of six patients to have a new non-surgical heart valve device implanted at The Queen’s Medical Center. Queen’s cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons were the first in Hawai‘i to perform the procedure to treat...
First Transplants at The Queen's Medical Center Celebrated
For some people, getting an organ transplant within a few weeks could mean the difference between life and death. Such was the case with a Hawai’i Medical Center patient who needed a liver transplant late last year. In November of 2011, he became...
The Queen's Medical Center Among 1st to Use Revolutionary Heart Procedure
The Queen's Medical Center has been selected as the first and only hospital in Hawai’i to offer a new non-surgical treatment for aortic stenosis, or the narrowing of the heart valves. The treatment will be available to select patients who are not...