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New hospital brings relief to West Oahu

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Whitney Limm, senior vice president?of clinical integration at Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu, top, walked a media tour through one of the hospital’s operating rooms Tuesday.
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Dr. Susan Murray (COO Queens West) and Dr. Whitney Limm (Sn. V.P., Clinic Integration) in the entry area of Queens Medical Center-West Oahu. They are helping to lead the media on the tour.
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Joshua Ongoria (left, cardiac tech) showing Chad Collado (ER tech) and RN Justin Kim (right, standing) some things in an EKG training session held in the Care and Procedures area of the hospital.
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20140513-3300 BSN QUEENS WEST Queens Medical Center-West Oahu in Waipahu/Ewa Beach give the media a tour of the hospital prior to its grand opening, including surgery rooms, intensive care and patient rooms, and emergency department. These are intensive care nurses in one of the 23 ER bays, (l-r) Jessica Mattingly, Liz Richardson, Karen Castillo, Sky Feliciano and Russell Acobo. They are there for a training session. They said they use to work at the Punchbowl Queens and when given a chance, they all requested to transfer to Queens West since they all live on the west side.
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This is a training session in the recovery room. RN Roxanne Gapasin (center) and RN Pat Messerich (right center) look over a Trio Lazer (used in post cataract surgery).
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Above, intensive care nurses took part in a computer system training session.
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Registered nurse Janna Thomas, supply liaison Lynette Hamada and registered nurse Melinda Fernandez joined the preview of one of the hospital’s 23 emergency rooms, which includes an infant warmer, during the media tour.