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Medicare cards are getting a makeover to help prevent identity theft and fraud. Beginning April 2018, there will be no more Social Security numbers on new cards. Every Medicare beneficiary will receive a new card with a unique Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) number to identify them. The new program is expected to issue all new cards [...]

October 4th, 2017|Categories: News|

FEATURED EMPLOYEE CASSANDRA WATSON, LEAD MEDICAL ASSISTANT, URGENT CARE HAWAII, KAILUA

Each month, Urgent Care Hawaii will feature an employee who demonstrates a core value that exemplifies our mission. Congratulations Cassandra on being our Featured Employee for October 2017! Cassandra has been with Urgent Care Hawaii since 2013. Born and raised in Hawaii, she has always been interested in and the emergency urgent care setting. There are [...]

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Employee of the Month, News|

UPDATED ALERT: GUARD AGAINST THIS BRAIN-INVADING PARASITE

Update - September 27th, 2017 - Hawaii Department of Health confirms seventeenth case of rat lungworm disease in Hawaii for 2017. Read the Press Release for more information. Rat lungworm disease, which has long been prevalent in parts of Asia and the Caribbean, is a grave illness caused by a parasitic worm that invades the human brain. [...]

September 27th, 2017|Categories: Health Alerts, News|

FLU HITS HAWAII

By Pani Shoja, MD Medical Director – Urgent Care Hawaii Pani Shoja, MD NEWS: Because the vaccine takes two weeks to protect its recipient—and three weeks is more effective—health officials and the public need to stay ahead of the virus. The CDC bases its recommendations on when flu infections are likely to become common, [...]

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Health Alerts, News|

Centers offer immediate health care to the Isles

Photo used with permission by Honolulu Star Advertiser - Photo by Anthony Consillio By Don Robbins | Star Advertiser Urgent Care Hawaii brings innovation to health care delivery, creating a seamless experience for patients, according to Donna Schmidt, co-owner and CEO of the company. “Reducing emergency room use, supporting primary care physicians (PCP) and [...]

September 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

URGENT CARE HAWAII WELCOMES CINDY SUZUKI AS NEW OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE

Urgent Care Hawaii provides Occupational Medicine and Workers' Compensation services to employers and employees in Hawaii. Honolulu, September 11, 2017:  Cindy Suzuki recently joined the Urgent Care Hawaii team as the Account Representative for the Occupational Medicine (Occ Med) and Worker Compensation (WC) services. Urgent Care Hawaii provides care to employees at each of its four [...]

September 11th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTH AND SAFETY CHECKLIST

By Pani Shoja, MD Medical Director – Urgent Care Hawaii Many students are already heading back to school. Though much of the focus is on backpacks, school clothes and supplies, now is the time to get everyone’s health in check and schedule routine doctor visits, school physicals and immunizations. Here are some tips: Organize your child’s [...]

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Health Tips, News|

DOCTORS’ CORNER – URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS CAN BE A SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEM

By Bruce Kinney, MD Medical Director – Urgent Care Hawaii, Kailua One of the most common concerns that brings patients to Urgent Care Hawaii is the possibility of a urinary tract (or bladder) infection, (or recurrent) also called a UTI.  These infections are very common, but the same symptoms that are caused by a UTI can also [...]

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Doctor's Corner, Health Tips, News|

FEATURED EMPLOYEE SHANNON CROWSON, LEAD MEDICAL ASSISTANT, URGENT CARE HAWAII, WAIKIKI – AUGUST, 2017

Each month, Urgent Care Hawaii will feature an employee who demonstrates a core value that exemplifies our mission. Congratulations Shannon on being our Featured Employee for August 2017! Shannon has been a Medical Assistant since 2012. Her experience includes internal medicine, geriatric, neurology, endocrinology, pediatrics, cardiology and OBGYN.  She has been with Urgent Care Hawaii for [...]

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Employee of the Month, News|

URGENT CARE PLUS™ CAN MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN YOUR HEALTH

Did you know that 83% of adults have at least one chronic disease? Urgent Care Hawaii includes Urgent Care Plus™ services to all our patients to support primary care physicians. Often, we are the first line of defense in early identification of chronic disease. When we identify symptoms of chronic illness, (such as anemia or diabetes), [...]

July 25th, 2017|Categories: News|
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