KAMUELA, HI - Community leaders, board members, physicians, health care executives, and front line staff gathered today on the front lawn of Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital to celebrate 10 years as part of The Queen’s Health System.
An agreement was signed between The Queen’s Health System and North Hawai’i Community Hospital on January 15, 2014. Since then, Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital has admitted over 17,000 patients, taken care of over 140,000 patients in the emergency room, conducted over 23,000 surgeries, provided outpatient care during more than 356,000 visits, and delivered over 4,300 babies. In 10 years, Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital has grown with new state- of-the-art equipment, new clinics, a new emergency room, and new providers offering an array of specialties, enabling patients to get care close to home when possible.
Most recently, Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital was awarded Top Rural Hospital as well as a top “A” safety grade by The Leapfrog Group, and was awarded the 2023 Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award from the American Hospital Association.
“This 10-year milestone acknowledges the commitment of so many to provide in perpetuity quality health care services to improve the well-being of Native Hawaiians and all of the people of Hawai'i,” said Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital President Stephany Nihipali Vaioleti.
“We are so proud to have Queen’s North Hawai’i Community Hospital as part of the Queen’s ‘ohana and are excited to see what the next 10 years has in store for this very special hospital,” said Darlena Chadwick, executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Queen’s Health System.