Thursday, June 20, 2024
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives


Health Care

 

NO Image:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Report: Meth use among older Hawaii adults nearly doubles
By News Release @ 12:47 AM :: 5808 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

For adults 18 to 49 years, methamphetamine was the most frequently reported primary substance at the time of admission (42% - 50%)....

Read More..
Thursday, September 10, 2015
'Smart911' Gives Your Profile to Emergency Responders
By News Release @ 6:40 PM :: 4842 Views :: Honolulu County, Health Care

Public Safety Officials Encourage Residents to Create a Safety Profile with New Service....

Read More..
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Hawaii 4th Best State to Have a Baby
By Selected News Articles @ 12:36 AM :: 4266 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Our data set includes such metrics as delivery costs, average annual infant-care costs, the per-capita number of midwives and OB-GYNs, and the per-capita number of child care centers....

Read More..
Monday, September 7, 2015
Autism: Federal Judge Orders DoE to Pay for Special Education in Private Schools
By Selected News Articles @ 2:38 PM :: 5931 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

It should thwart DOE attempts to yank students out of private placements while hearings are in progress....

Read More..
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Statewide immunization rates for HPV lagging
By News Release @ 6:10 PM :: 4451 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Only 34% of females and 15% of males in Hawai'i have been fully immunized....

Read More..
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Auditor: Hawaii Health Connector Sent $21.6M to a House in Virginia
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:23 PM :: 5146 Views :: Health Care

Mansha Consulting LLC was established in 2011 and operated out of a single-family home in Virginia....

Read More..
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Feds Secretly Threaten to Revoke UH Manoa Biolab Permits
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 PM :: 5559 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

...“widespread regulatory non-compliance” and "a serious disregard" for regulations for security, biosafety, incident response and training....

Read More..
Monday, August 17, 2015
Failed Obamacare State Exchange May Cost Taxpayers Millions More
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 4:35 PM :: 4643 Views :: Health Care

Reports on the cost vary, with estimates as low as $2 million and as high as $20 million....

Read More..
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Maui's New Public-Private Partnerships--Panel Discussion on Possibilities and Challenges Ahead
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:02 PM :: 6430 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor
Mayor Alan Arakawa
Dr. David Ulin of Kaiser Permanente
Dr. Nicole Apoliona of the Kula Hospital, Maui
Dr. Gerard Livaudais, of Hawaii Pacific Health
Read More..
Monday, August 10, 2015
Healthy, Affordable Retirement? Honolulu Ranks Near the Bottom
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 6165 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Cost of Living

Seattle is the best city in the United States for healthy retirement living, with Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Portland (Oregon) and Hartford rounding out the top five....

Read More..
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Hawaii Praised for Cancer-Fighting Public Policies
By News Release @ 12:54 AM :: 4507 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality....

Read More..
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Ige to hear Testimony on Maui Memorial Partnership Plan Tuesday
By Selected News Articles @ 12:40 AM :: 6335 Views :: Maui County, Health Care, Labor
Maui Waena Intermediate School – Kahului
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Read More..
Friday, August 7, 2015
CDC Report Claims Hawaii Schools' Early Starting Time Makes Kids Fat Drunks
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 5378 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...The percentage of schools with 8:30 a.m. or later start times varied greatly by state, ranging from 0% in Hawaii....

Read More..
Thursday, August 6, 2015
UPW Sues to Block HHSC Hospital Privatization
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 7644 Views :: Health Care, Labor

The UPW complaint alleges that the legislation violates the contract clause of the United States Constitution by impairing the contract between UPW and the State....

Read More..
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Auditor: Lack of Procurement Controls Exposes Health Department to Waste and Abuse
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 10:21 PM :: 5248 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

Department provides little support for and minimal oversight of staff involved in procurements....

Read More..
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Lawsuit: Kaiser Barely Pays for Medevac
By Selected News Articles @ 2:36 PM :: 4918 Views :: Health Care

...Kaiser policy said it would cover 80 percent of the cost of medically necessary emergency transportation services, Kaiser denied most of it, leaving him with a $36,000 balance due....

Read More..
Friday, July 17, 2015
Report: 154,000 Senior Caregivers in Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 5071 Views :: Family, Health Care

Family caregivers in Hawaii provided 144 million hours of care – worth an estimated $2.1 billion....

Read More..
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Health Dep't Taking Action to Reduce New HIV Cases in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:50 PM :: 7405 Views :: Family, Health Care, Drugs

Approximately 85 percent of HIV cases in Hawaii occur in men....

Read More..
Thursday, June 25, 2015
NYT: Obamacare Ruling May Have Just Killed State-Based Exchanges
By Selected News Articles @ 5:01 PM :: 4248 Views :: Health Care

The Hawaii exchange is collapsing....

Read More..
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Kaiser: King v. Burwell will not Affect Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 6:19 PM :: 4690 Views :: Health Care

The Supreme Court is expected to issue a ruling by the end of June in King v. Burwell....

Read More..
Monday, June 22, 2015
Ouch! Mounting Medicare Cuts Hurt Hawaii Hospitals
By News Release @ 6:59 PM :: 4040 Views :: Health Care

HHIC Insights Medicare report illustrates the impact of the numerous Medicare payment cuts to Hawaii’s hospitals and how it would be potentially exacerbated by additional cuts proposed by Congress....

Read More..
Monday, June 15, 2015
Is "Safe-Sex" Education the Reason Behind the Drop in Abortion in Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:41 AM :: 6968 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

Laurie Temple Field, a former associate of the ACLU and now a representative for Hawaii Planned Parenthood, lost no time....

Read More..
Monday, June 15, 2015
Why Johns Hopkins Quit Providing Trans-Gender Surgery
By Selected News Articles @ 12:17 AM :: 7716 Views :: Family, Health Care

The idea that one’s sex is a feeling, not a fact, has permeated our culture and is leaving casualties in its wake....

Read More..
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Where’s the Tax Stamp on that Eggplant?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 6480 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, Taxes

...many common vegetables contain nicotine....

Read More..
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Not Really Closing: Another $70M to be Wasted on New Hawaii Health Exchange Plan
By Selected News Articles @ 3:42 PM :: 4414 Views :: Health Care

The federal government has been withholding about $70 million in grant money, but that will likely be released thanks to the board's vote, which will enable the exchange to continue doing outreach....

Read More..
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Almost 80% of Hawaii Obamacare Enrollees Have Failed to Pay Premiums in 2015
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:43 PM :: 4644 Views :: Health Care
Kissell admitted that “A lot of them haven't even been billed.”
Read More..
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Adulthood - Interrupted: Hawaii Leads the Way
By Selected News Articles @ 10:25 PM :: 6734 Views :: Health Care, Office of Elections, Drugs

In Progressive World, there are at least four stages of legally becoming an adult....

Read More..
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
HMSA blames Micronesians for 50% Rate Hike
By News Release @ 1:00 AM :: 7231 Views :: Health Care, Cost of Living

Insurer finds scapegoat--will you be fooled?

Read More..
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Feds: Only 8,200 Hawaii Obamacare Enrollees Pay First Premium
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 4761 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...there are around 38,000 who have enrolled in coverage under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, but have yet to pay their bills....

Read More..
Thursday, May 28, 2015
USA Today: Inside Univ of Hawaii's secretive biolab
By Selected News Articles @ 6:39 PM :: 5536 Views :: Health Care, Higher Education

The university inadvertently confirmed that its Honolulu labs had been put in the performance improvement program in records it filed in January with Hawaii's Office of Information Practices, which is deciding USA TODAY's public records appeal....

Read More..
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Senior Health Report: Hawaii Ranks 4th
By News Release @ 4:06 PM :: 4638 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities....

Read More..
Monday, May 25, 2015
Facing Reality: Hawaii's State Hospitals
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:56 PM :: 4603 Views :: Health Care

...government has the ability to ignore market realities until systems ultimately collapse....

Read More..
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hawaii State Capitol: MD on Errors in ‘Politically Correct’ Sex Ed
By Video @ 3:35 PM :: 6887 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

The complete video from the presentation at the State Capitol Auditorium....

Read More..
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hawaii Obamacare Enrolls ZERO People During Special Enrollment Period
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:18 AM :: 6325 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

The Obama administration had implemented the special enrollment period from March 15 - April 30 to assist individuals who were unaware they would face a tax penalty for not having “qualifying” health insurance....

Read More..
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Hawaii Ranks Fourth for Senior Health
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 7895 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii ranked fourth for senior health this year, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report....

Read More..
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Hawaii’s health care collapse a bad omen for state Obamacare exchanges
By Selected News Articles @ 5:22 PM :: 3954 Views :: Health Care

The collapse of Hawaii’s state-run health exchange has observers wondering which of the other beleaguered exchanges could be next to fail....

Read More..
Saturday, May 16, 2015
CON: Hawaii Ranks #3 in 'Certificate of Need' Laws
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 AM :: 5705 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

In 1987, the federal government repealed the CON mandate, and throughout the 1980s, states began retiring their CON programs--but not Hawaii....

Read More..
Friday, May 15, 2015
There’s ‘No Sugarcoating’ Health Insurance Exchange Failures
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:30 PM :: 4044 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii state legislators have refused to pour millions of dollars into Hawaii’s exchange, which means it could close by Sept. 30....

Read More..
Friday, May 15, 2015
Ige: Feds Secretly Declared Hawaii Health Connector 'Non-Compliant' in February
By News Release @ 4:03 AM :: 4047 Views :: Health Care

If Hawaii’s plan is not acceptable to CMS, Hawai’i risks losing $1 billion in matching federal Medicaid funds....

Read More..
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Hawaii’s $205 Million Obamacare Exchange Implodes
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:26 AM :: 5404 Views :: Health Care

Hawaii now joins Oregon, Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont, New Mexico, and Nevada as cautionary tales in government central planning....

Read More..
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Hawaii Bans Smoking For Young Adults, Lets Kids Continue to Have Sex
By Americans for Tax Reform @ 1:19 AM :: 6148 Views :: Health Care, Drugs

Regarding E-Cigs, Hawaii should defer to the FDA for guidance on this regulatory framework....

Read More..
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Could Private Exchanges Save Health Care?
By NCPA @ 6:10 PM :: 4111 Views :: Health Care

Real choice and genuine market competition could spark the real health care change America has been waiting for....

Read More..
Friday, May 8, 2015
Kaiser to Bid for Maui Hospital Partnership
By News Release @ 9:26 PM :: 5672 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

Due to the passage of recent legislation, Kaiser Permanente is preparing to submit a letter of interest to participate in the process for the selection of a partner for Maui Memorial Medical Center....

Read More..
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Kilauea Largest Source of SO2 Pollution in USA
By UHERO @ 2:19 AM :: 7283 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Using Vog from Kilauea to Estimate the Health Consequences of Particulate and SO2 Pollution....

Read More..
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Thanks to HGEA, Hawaii 2nd Worst State for Nurses
By Selected News Articles @ 2:43 PM :: 5820 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

Hawaii ranks 50th – Monthly Median Starting Salary for Nurses, Adjusted for Cost of Living....

Read More..
Friday, May 1, 2015
Survey: Hawaii Ranks #2 in Sleep Deprivation
By News Release @ 4:03 PM :: 7078 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Labor

Hawaii averages 6.28 hours of sleep ....

Read More..
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Safety? How Did Your Hospital Do?
By News Release @ 8:48 PM :: 5409 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Read detailed Hospital Safety Scores for nine Hawaii Hospitals ...

Read More..
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
“The Indoctrination of our children” with Dr. Joe McIlhaney
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 11:01 PM :: 7295 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care

Joe McIlhaney, MD is the Founder and Chairman of The Medical Institute for Sexual Health....

Read More..
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Souki: HB1075 'Will open the doors for a vital public-private partnership'
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 5649 Views :: Maui County, Health Care

... But the Maui News isn't so sure it still won't be sabotaged....

Read More..
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Full Text: Unanimous Conference Committee Approves Maui Hospital Partnership Bill
By News Release @ 11:21 PM :: 9828 Views :: Health Care, Labor

House Appoints Conferees, Conference Committee to meet Tues 5PM....

Read More..
Page 18 of 33First   Previous   13  14  15  16  17  [18]  19  20  21  22  Next   Last   
Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii Military History

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Together

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

July 4 in Hawaii

Land and Power in Hawaii

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

Practical Policy Institute of Hawaii

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii