For the second year in a row, employees at Hawaii Pacific Health have donated over $1 million for its annual Employee Giving Campaign, which benefits patients and their families, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Hawaii, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
- Hawaii: For the second year in a row, employees at Hawaii Pacific Health (HPH) have donated over $1 million for its annual Employee Giving Campaign, which benefits patients and their families. Most of the donation will go to four of HPH's medical centers to support programs that rely exclusively on employee and public donations (Manamtam, Pacific Business News, 10/8).
- Ohio: OhioHealth has entered a five-year agreement with Guernsey Health Systems to assume management for Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, an 84-bed hospital in Cambridge. OhioHealth under the agreement will provide management oversight and three senior leadership positions for the hospital (Ellison, Becker's Hospital Review, 10/8).
- Pennsylvania: UPMC Hamot has broken ground on a $111 million patient care tower, the largest construction project in the hospital's 135-year history. The new tower will be seven stories tall and will include two floors of ICU rooms and space for an ED and medical imaging services (Paavola, Becker's Hospital Review, 10/8).
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