Maui Health Expanding Assessment Procedures and Visitation Policies at All Three Hospitals
Maui Health is committed to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community
Wailuku, Maui, HI (March 16, 2020) - Maui Health has announced new procedures now in place at the health system’s three hospitals:
Maui Memorial Medical Center: A “rapid assessment” area has been set up at the Emergency Department (ED) entrance as an extension of the current triage tent area and to help with patient flow. Hospital visitation is now limited to one (1) visitor per patient and no children under the age of 14.
Kula Hospital: No visitors are allowed except for compassionate care cases. The ED has a triage area to assess patients prior to entry.
Lanai Community Hospital: No visitors are allowed except for compassionate care cases. The ED has a triage area to assess patients prior to entry.
Additionally, all community classes and support groups have been cancelled until further notice.
“With the quickly evolving situation we are working closely with federal, state, and local health officials to stay informed and respond appropriately to COVID-19 and influenza scenarios. We have all necessary precautions in place and our employees and physicians are ready and equipped to safely care for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and influenza cases,” said Mike Rembis, CEO, Maui Health.
For more information and updates, please visit our website at mauihealth.org.
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Maui Health, aka Maui Health System, community hospitals and associated clinics affiliated with Kaiser Permanente, includes Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital, Lanai Community Hospital and associated clinics, and serves the people of Maui and Lanai. The facilities under Maui Health employ more than 1500 Maui County residents, partner with over 460 hospital-based physicians, clinicians, and community-based primary and specialty physicians, and are open to all patients regardless of health insurance coverage. Maui Health is committed to delivering high quality, affordable, patient-centered health care and improving the health of the community. Maui Health is supported by Kaiser Permanente’s industry-leading technology systems, evidence-based medicine and nationally recognized care quality. For more information, visit mauihealth.org.