News Archive 2010
Queen’s Comprehensive Weight Management Program Awarded Blue Distinction
One satisfied patient of The Queen’s Medical Center’s Comprehensive Weight Management Program (CWMP) lost 75 pounds, and more importantly, is no longer on any medication for his numerous previous health issues, including diabetes. He was taking up to...
The Queen’s Health Systems Sponsors Wahine Forum
The Queen's Health Systems (QHS) boasts 3,770 employees, making it one of Hawaii's biggest employers. But did you know that 74% of those employees are women? This month, QHS will be the presenting sponsor of Hawai’i Business magazine's Wahine...
The Queen's Medical Center and the John A. Burns School of Medicine Launch Cardiac Fellowship
Hawai’i has a shortage of cardiologists at a time when demand is expected to grow due to its aging population. A cardiac fellowship program begun this summer through a partnership between the University of Hawai’i at Manoa's John A. Burns School of...
NCCCP Cancer Centers: The Queen's Medical Center Among Chosen Few
When cancer care becomes necessary, Hawai’i residents don't have to look any further than the Queen's Cancer Center, which has become one of 14 new sites chosen by the National Cancer Institute (NCI)—a part of the National Institutes of Health—to join a...
The Queen's Medical Center Honors Pearl Whittaker as Employee of the Year
The Queen's Medical Center's Employee of the Year represents just one example of excellence among many. Supporting each honoree is a team of 3,700 dedicated professionals. Thus, it is with pride that Queen's honored Pearl Whittaker, Senior...
Nobel Laureate Speaks on HBV, Liver Cancer at The Queen’s Medical Center
Hepatitis B is one of the primary causes of liver cancer, which often goes undetected until it is too late. It is the sixth most prevalent cancer and the third most common cause of cancer death. Hawai’i has the highest incidence of hepatitis in the...
Technology Boosts Breast Cancer Detection at The Queen's Medical Center
The power of precise imaging technology has been harnessed to better examine women at risk for breast cancer. The Queen's Medical Center has installed an advanced breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that provides physicians with higher...
The Queen’s Medical Center Discharges Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh has been discharged from The Queen’s Medical Center. Mr. Limbaugh was admitted to The Queen’s Medical Center on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 after suffering chest pains. After undergoing treatment and a series of medical examinations,...