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  • Health Care Heroes: Dr. Baron Wong

    Health Care Heroes: Dr. Baron Wong

    Friday, October 20 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-10-20 20:10:47 GMT

    Soft-spoken Dr. Baron Wong is proof actions speak louder than words.  The internal medicine physician who specializes in geriatrics has been at Wahiawa General for 14 years.  And every day, for every patient -- he updates their loved ones personally.  Susan Araki's father was treated by Dr. Wong...

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    Soft-spoken Dr. Baron Wong is proof actions speak louder than words.  The internal medicine physician who specializes in geriatrics has been at Wahiawa General for 14 years.  And every day, for every patient -- he updates their loved ones personally.  Susan Araki's father was treated by Dr. Wong...

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  • Health Care Heroes: Dr. Anne Dempsey

    Health Care Heroes: Dr. Anne Dempsey

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-10-18 20:09:00 GMT

    Sometimes, being the family for those with healthcare issues, it can be one of the most heart-wrenching things to go through. Having to be patient, wishing you could do more, or wishing you could turn to the right person. For Darlene Yamase and her mother Catherine Costa, that right person was Dr. Anne Dempsey...

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    Sometimes, being the family for those with healthcare issues, it can be one of the most heart-wrenching things to go through. Having to be patient, wishing you could do more, or wishing you could turn to the right person. For Darlene Yamase and her mother Catherine Costa, that right person was Dr. Anne Dempsey...

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  • Healthcare Heroes: Jessica Ackermann

    Healthcare Heroes: Jessica Ackermann

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-10-17 21:51:09 GMT

    As a nurse for geriatric patients, she offers a host of expertise. But according to the families who have worked with Jessica Ackermann...

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    As a nurse for geriatric patients, she offers a host of expertise. But according to the families who have worked with Jessica Ackermann...

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  • Healthcare Hero: Gary Oshita

    Healthcare Hero: Gary Oshita

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:10:23 GMT

    This week we're honoring Healthcare Heroes in Hawaii. They're the men and women who think outside the box and do all the extras to help those of us who need it. Today's hero is Gary Oshita from Maluhia Hospital. 

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    This week we're honoring Healthcare Heroes in Hawaii. They're the men and women who think outside the box and do all the extras to help those of us who need it. Today's hero is Gary Oshita from Maluhia Hospital. 

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  • Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Cathy Marquette

    Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Cathy Marquette

    Friday, November 4 2016 4:19 PM EDT2016-11-04 20:19:19 GMT
    Hawaii News Now is partnering with the Healthcare Association of Hawaii to acknowledge our Healthcare Heroes!  Cathy Marquette is a family nurse practitioner on the Big Island who goes above and beyond for her patients, whom she considers a part of her extended family. Billy V has more and highlights the work of one of Hawaii Healthcare Heroes. Copyright 2016.  Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reserved. More >>
    Hawaii News Now is partnering with the Healthcare Association of Hawaii to acknowledge our Healthcare Heroes!  Cathy Marquette is a family nurse practitioner on the Big Island who goes above and beyond for her patients, whom she considers a part of her extended family. Billy V has more and highlights the work of one of Hawaii Healthcare Heroes. Copyright 2016.  Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reserved. More >>
  • Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Phung Le Ouchi

    Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Phung Le Ouchi

    Thursday, November 3 2016 3:47 PM EDT2016-11-03 19:47:03 GMT

    Hawaii News Now is partnering with the Healthcare Association of Hawaii to acknowledge our Healthcare Heroes! Leaving your kupuna in the care of others is a scary proposition. But it's comforting to know there are those who are just as passionate as you about caring for your mom or dad...

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    Hawaii News Now is partnering with the Healthcare Association of Hawaii to acknowledge our Healthcare Heroes! Leaving your kupuna in the care of others is a scary proposition. But it's comforting to know there are those who are just as passionate as you about caring for your mom or dad...

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  • Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Pixie Bickel

    Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Pixie Bickel

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 4:16 PM EDT2016-11-02 20:16:47 GMT

    Dani Anderson was experiencing one of the worst days of her life. She's only 34 years old and she was getting a biopsy for two lumps that she had found in her breasts. That's when she met a person she calls her guardian angel...

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    Dani Anderson was experiencing one of the worst days of her life. She's only 34 years old and she was getting a biopsy for two lumps that she had found in her breasts. That's when she met a person she calls her guardian angel...

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  • Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Dr. Thomas Kane

    Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Dr. Thomas Kane

    Tuesday, November 1 2016 4:02 PM EDT2016-11-01 20:02:19 GMT

    All week long we're featuring Healthcare Heroes, who provide exceptional care for their patients. Today we feature Dr. Thomas Kane, an orthopedic surgeon at the Queen's Medical Center. He's performed more than 15,000 surgeries with a more than 98% success rate. 

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    All week long we're featuring Healthcare Heroes, who provide exceptional care for their patients. Today we feature Dr. Thomas Kane, an orthopedic surgeon at the Queen's Medical Center. He's performed more than 15,000 surgeries with a more than 98% success rate. 

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  • HealthCare Hero - Kathy Krammer

    HealthCare Hero - Kathy Krammer

    Monday, October 5 2015 12:49 PM EDT2015-10-05 16:49:02 GMT
    Tuesday, October 13 2015 10:39 PM EDT2015-10-14 02:39:14 GMT
    Today's Healthcare Hero is Kathy Krammer, a speech pathologist at Queen's Medical Center.More >>
    Today's Healthcare Hero is Kathy Krammer, a speech pathologist at Queen's Medical Center.More >>
  • HealthCare Hero - Jim Stremick a Physical Therapist at Prime Care Services Hawaii

    HealthCare Hero - Jim Stremick a Physical Therapist at Prime Care Services Hawaii

    Friday, October 9 2015 1:26 PM EDT2015-10-09 17:26:58 GMT
    Friday, October 9 2015 1:26 PM EDT2015-10-09 17:26:58 GMT
    Today's Healthcare Hero is Jim Stremick a Physical Therapist at Prime Care Services Hawaii.More >>
    Today's Healthcare Hero is Jim Stremick a Physical Therapist at Prime Care Services Hawaii.More >>
  • Healthcare Hero - Pulmonologist Dr. Warren Tamamoto

    Healthcare Hero - Pulmonologist Dr. Warren Tamamoto

    Monday, October 5 2015 4:23 PM EDT2015-10-05 20:23:50 GMT
    Thursday, October 8 2015 12:56 PM EDT2015-10-08 16:56:38 GMT
    Asthma patient gets a new lease on life from 2015 Healthcare Hero, Pulmonologist Dr. Warren Tamamoto at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center.More >>
    Asthma patient gets a new lease on life from 2015 Healhcare Hero, Pulmonologist Dr. Warren Tamamoto at Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center.More >>
  • Healthcare Hero - Dr. Juliette Zelada

    Healthcare Hero - Dr. Juliette Zelada

    Wednesday, October 7 2015 2:18 PM EDT2015-10-07 18:18:17 GMT
    Wednesday, October 7 2015 2:18 PM EDT2015-10-07 18:18:16 GMT
    Our next Healthcare Hero comes the island of Kauai. Dr. Juliette Zelada was on duty at Wilcox Hospital when paramedics rolled John David Stem into the ER.More >>
    Our next Healthcare Hero comes the island of Kauai. Dr. Juliette Zelada was on duty at Wilcox Hospital when paramedics rolled John David Stem into the ER.More >>
  • Healthcare Hero - Grace Porras

    Healthcare Hero - Grace Porras

    Tuesday, October 6 2015 11:02 AM EDT2015-10-06 15:02:10 GMT
    Tuesday, October 6 2015 12:17 PM EDT2015-10-06 16:17:48 GMT
    Today's Healthcare Hero is Grace Porras.  Grace is a nurse at Maunalani Nursing and Rehab Center.More >>
    Today's Healthcare Hero is Grace Porras.  Grace is a nurse at Maunalani Nursing and Rehab Center.More >>
  • Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Heather Sloan

    Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Heather Sloan

  • Hawaii's Healthcare Heroes: Heather Sloan

    Hawaii's Healthcare Heroes: Heather Sloan

    Friday, November 14 2014 3:47 PM EST2014-11-14 20:47:05 GMT
    Friday, November 14 2014 3:47 PM EST2014-11-14 20:47:08 GMT
    Brandon Tomita says he's lucky to be alive.He credits advanced practice registered nurse - Heather Sloan of Hawaiian Island Ear-Nose-Throat Specialists - with saving his life.Ramsay Wharton has more about Brandon's story and why Heather...More >>
    Brandon Tomita says he's lucky to be alive.He credits advanced practice registered nurse - Heather Sloan of Hawaiian Island Ear-Nose-Throat Specialists - with saving his life.Ramsay Wharton has more about Brandon's story and why Heather...More >>
  • Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon Dr Troy Tanji

    Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon Dr Troy Tanji

  • Hawaii's Healthcare Heroes - Dr. Troy Tanji

    Hawaii's Healthcare Heroes - Dr. Troy Tanji

    Thursday, November 13 2014 4:06 PM EST2014-11-13 21:06:52 GMT
    Thursday, November 13 2014 4:06 PM EST2014-11-13 21:06:53 GMT
    Every day this week we're introducing you to a "Healthcare Hero."Today, Steve introduces us to Doctor Troy Tanji,an ophthalmologist from Waipahu, whose bedside manner and dedication to patient care has gotten him nominated...More >>
    Every day this week we're introducing you to a "Healthcare Hero."Today, Steve introduces us to Doctor Troy Tanji,an ophthalmologist from Waipahu, whose bedside manner and dedication to patient care has gotten him nominated...More >>
  • Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Sandy Nao

    Hawaii Healthcare Heroes: Sandy Nao

  • Healthcare Heroes: Melissa Champlin

    Healthcare Heroes: Melissa Champlin

    Tuesday, November 11 2014 2:41 PM EST2014-11-11 19:41:53 GMT
    Tuesday, November 11 2014 2:41 PM EST2014-11-11 19:41:54 GMT
    After years of hard work and planning, hospice care is finally available on the island of Lanai.Melissa Champlin is one of the many who worked long and hard to make it happen. She's now a patient care manager at Hospice Lanai...More >>
    After years of hard work and planning, hospice care is finally available on the island of Lanai.Melissa Champlin is one of the many who worked long and hard to make it happen. She's now a patient care manager at Hospice Lanai...More >>
  • Hawaii's Healthcare Heroes - Belinda McGillicuddy

    Hawaii's Healthcare Heroes - Belinda McGillicuddy

    Monday, November 10 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-11-10 16:13:30 GMT
    Monday, November 10 2014 11:16 AM EST2014-11-10 16:16:57 GMT
    (HawaiiNewsNow)  Geri Kimura stayed with her 3 year old son Kendall when he was hospitalized for a month at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.She says she considers one woman a hero for the way she was able to brighten Kendall's stay.More >>
    (HawaiiNewsNow)  Geri Kimura stayed with her 3 year old son Kendall when he was hospitalized for a month at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children.She says she considers one woman a hero for the way she was able to brighten Kendall's stay.More >>
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