News Archive 2006
The Queen's Medical Center Completely Bans Smoking on Grounds
The Queen's Medical Center has completely banned smoking, effective November 16, 2006. Smoking will not be allowed in any location on QMC grounds and all Queen's properties. The smoking ban coincides with the effective date of the new State smoking...
Two Pain and Palliative Care Staff at The Queen's Medical Center Honored by Hospice Hawai’i
Daniel Fischberg, MD, PhD, and Beth Freitas, APRN, clinical nurse specialist, have been recognized by Hospice Hawai’i for their outstanding work. Dr. Fischberg received Physician of the Year honors and Freitas the Allied Health Care Professional of...
Physicians Office Building III Opens at The Queen's Medical Center
The Queen's Medical Center recently celebrated the grand opening and blessing of the Physicians' Office Building III (POB III). The event was major milestone for Queen's. Combined with POBs I and II, the Queen's campus is now home to the single...
Flagship Queen's Health Care Center Clinic Opens in Hawai’i Kai Shopping Center
If you are a patient at the new Queen's Health Care Centers Hawai’i Kai Clinic, you'll probably feel better just walking in the door. It's that nice. The clinic is anything but clinical. Eye-pleasing architectural features, such as an entranceway...
The Queen's Medical Center Recognized for Higher Standards in Stroke Care
The Queen's Medical Center recently received the American Stroke Association's Get With The GuidelinesSM-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Initial Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Queen's commitment and success in implementing a higher...
The Queen's Medical Center Prepares for Terrorist Attack
A portable decontamination tent was wheeled out of storage and rushed to The Queen's Medical Center ambulance bay. Minutes earlier, Queen's received a Code Triage stand by order to prepare for a large influx of victims requiring decontamination. Over 500...
Staff at The Queen's Medical Center Trains on Real Emergencies, Artificial Patients
Late one Friday afternoon, two pregnant patients were being readied to spring delivery room emergencies on the nurses and physicians at Labor and Delivery at The Queen's Medical Center. The focus, however, was not so much on saving the...
Queen's Heart Synergizes Heart Care at The Queen's Medical Center
Synergy is the phenomenon in which combined actions provide greater results than the sum of individual effects or capabilities. Tom Williams, RN, manager of Cardiac Non-Invasive and the Cardiac Transfer Center, says synergy is the perfect word for...
Shed Pounds Safely at The Queen's Medical Center's Comprehensive Weight Management Program
The Queen's Medical Center's Comprehensive Weight Management Program (CWMP) can help anyone who is overweight by 10 to 100 pounds or more. Three components of the CWMP (or a combination thereof) meet the needs of all comers: traditional nutrition,...