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Kaiser Permanente: National Recognition for Heart and Lung Care

Originally published on kaiserpermanente.org

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center is recognized as “high performing” in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and congestive heart failure by U.S. News & World Report. High performers are based on evaluation of the more than 4,500 medical centers and designate the top 10th percentile of hospitals nationwide.

“We’re honored and proud to be recognized as one of the nation’s best for COPD and heart failure care,” said Sam Balukoff, Moanalua Medical Center administrator. “Our amazing team of physicians, nurses, and support staff are dedicated to providing high-quality care and creating a positive and supportive patient experience for our members and their families.”

In its hospital analysis, U.S. News & World Report uses publicly available data such as volume, mortality rates, infection rates, staffing levels, and patient satisfaction rates, among others. For more information and complete rankings, visit U.S. News & World Report.

About Kaiser Permanente

For 75 years, Kaiser Permanente has been committed to shaping the future of health and health care — and helping our members, patients, and communities experience more healthy years. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Since July 21, 1945, Kaiser Permanente’s mission has been to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 12.4 million members in 8 states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health.

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