QMC-West Oahu logged 940 emergency room visits in first week

The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu had 940 emergency room visits in its first week of operation.

According to preliminary statistics released Wednesday, the hospital also logged 126 inpatient admissions and 51 inpatient transfers since it opened on Tuesday, May 20.

The hospital averaged 134 emergency room visits and 18 inpatient admissions daily.

“Our Queen’s ohana is very grateful for the West Oahu community’s response and support,” said Susan Murray, senior vice president of The Queen’s Health Systems, West Oahu Region, and chief operating officer of The Queen’s Medical Center – West Oahu. “We continue to work together to address issues such as staffing and maintaining quality and safety, and ask for the public’s patience as we grow along with the needs of the West Oahu community.”

The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu is located at 91-2141 Fort Weaver Rd. in Ewa Beach.

Services include emergency room, inpatient and outpatient surgery, imaging, cardiology and specialty clinics.

The hospital has 80 beds and will increase up to 135 beds as volume increases.

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