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NHCH celebrated new trauma center designation

The North Hawaii Community Hospital Level III Trauma Designation Celebration is Thursday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m. Join NHCH to celebrate their recent Level III Trauma Designation. This event is free and the community is encouraged to attend. This new designation verifies that NHCH provides quality care to trauma patients by: surgeons trained in trauma are available 24 hours a day to respond to trauma emergencies; 24-hour access to radiology, laboratory and anesthesia services; trauma data is collected and entered into a registry database for quality improvement and injury prevention initiatives and s multidisciplinary, team approach from numerous hospital departments provide quality trauma care for patients. For more information on this event or the hospital’s trauma program, call 881-4820.