WELLNESS WATCH: FDA issues warning to Purell manufacturer Gojo about unproven claims of hand sanitizer effectiveness
WELLNESS WATCH: FDA issues warning to Purell manufacturer Gojo about unproven claims of hand sanitizer effectiveness January 31, 2020 — Submitted by Dr. Patricia Blanchette, University Health Partners of Hawaii Chief Medical OfficerFeatured photo from PURELL® official website On January 17, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Gojo, […]
Hyperbaric Treatment Center: A year in review January 30, 2020 —Pictured: Kurk Jamison, HTC Director of Operation and Safety, demonstrates the use of the hyperbaric chamber to JABSOM student Alda Lam (2020). Vina Cristobal photo. The JABSOM/UHP Hyperbaric Treatment and Wound Care Center (abbreviated as HTC) has had its fair share of accomplishments this past […]
January 29, 2020 — The Novel Coronavirus is making a gradual spread worldwide; Dr. Patricia Blanchette, Chief Medical Officer of UHP, makes her remarks about the virus outbreak and shares precautionary tips with the public to prevent the spread of the virus and other infectious diseases.
Looking Forward At UCERA January 21, 2020 — Written by Vina Cristobal, University Health Partners of HawaiiFeatured photo by Brian Hutchinson Birch, Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute “There are some professionals that spend their careers saving lives, and that’s very admirable. But it’s also equally important that professionals spend time improving the quality of life. I […]
November 29, 2019 — One of the many UHP collaborators is the University of Hawai`i at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy. A grand opening of its new building will be held on December 4.
November 11, 2019 — Dr. Kenric Murayama, chair of the Department of Surgery, was recently inducted into the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators.
September 27, 2019 — How does Dr. Lydia Rolita de-stress from her work responsibilities? With boxing gloves (and other outdoor activities).
September 23, 2019 — Meet our new UHP surgeons, Dr. Wai and Dr. Kitamura!
September 10, 2019 — For the first installment of “Wellness Watch,” Dr. Patricia Blanchette shares resources on getting prepared for flu season.
Native Hawaiian Health: Hypertension in Native Hawaiians sharply reduced by intervention including hula
September 8, 2019 — A research study done by the Department of Native Hawaiian Health shows hula as a way of reducing blood pressure.