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Queen’s gets ready to renovate hospital

The new facility in Ewa will help to ease the strain on emergency medical services and provide about 400 jobs

By Kristen Consillio

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 10, 2013

~~<p>Queen&rsquo;s Medical Center-West Oahu will nearly double the capacity of its emergency and operating departments when it opens in Ewa in February 2014.</p>
<p>Plans are being finalized by parent company Queen&rsquo;s Health Systems to begin renovations in the next few months on the former Hawaii Medical Center-West. Queen&rsquo;s, which operates the main trauma center in the Pacific, expects to initially hire up to 400 mostly local workers as early as this summer to staff the only acute-care hospital in West Oahu.</p>
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Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu will nearly double the capacity of its emergency and operating departments when it opens in Ewa in February 2014.

Plans are being finalized by parent company Queen’s Health Systems to begin renovations in the next few months on the former Hawaii Medical Center-West. Queen’s, which operates the main trauma center in the Pacific, expects to initially hire up to 400 mostly local workers as early as this summer to staff the only acute-care hospital in West Oahu. Login for more...



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