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Telemedicine’s potential to expand to expecting moms in rural areas

The interest in telehealth among Hawaiʻi health care providers, planners and policy makers is growing. That was evidenced by an abundant turnout at the Hawaiʻi Maternal Telehealth Summit on October 9 at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Kakaʻako Health Sciences Campus. Guest speakers included Dr. Curtis Lowery,

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Mi-Home Program Providing Prenatal and Postpartum Care in your home or shelter

The Mi-Home Program (The Midwifery Integration Home Visitation Program) in Hawaii provides prenatal and postpartum care in your home or shelter. Where: In a place that is convenient, safe, and private: in your home, shelter, or place of refuge: Other services include: Diabetes Management PAP smears Basic

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Taking the first step in Hilo with statewide women’s healthcare initiative

University of Hawai’i (UH) regent Douglas Shinsato, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Dean Jerris Hedges, leaders in UH Hilo health programs, local physicians and area health system leaders met last Friday in Hilo to celebrate the establishment of the medical school’s first permanent clinic outside

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Dr Richard McCartin profiled by Hawaii Now

Our faculty practice plan, University Health Partners of Hawaii, offers a variety of specialty services and treatments specifically for women. Our Dr Richard McCartin talks more about it in the Doctors & Discoveries segment on Hawaii News.

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Resident Rotation in Hilo

Effective July 1, 2019, our third and fourth year residents began rotating in Hilo for a one month rotation in gynecologic surgery. While there, each resident is supervised by our faculty, seeing patients in the departmental faculty practice and participating in their surgical care. This rotation offers

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