HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- The Queen's Health Systems and St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii Monday announced that they have reached an agreement that enables The Queen's Health Systems to acquire and reopen the former Hawaii Medical Center West campus.
"This is an exciting day for the West Oahu community," said Jerry Correa, President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii. "We recognize the vital need to reopen the Ewa hospital with an emergency department for West Oahu residents and our agreement represents a major step forward in that direction. We believe Queen's solid track record of quality care and thorough understanding of Hawaii's culture and the health needs of the local community make it ideally suited to operate the West hospital. We look forward to working with Queen's to expedite the reopening of the West campus hospital."