“Hawaii: The State of Health” Features Department of Health Experts Live Streamed on ThinkTechHawaii.com

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 in Ola Lokahi


This week, Director Ginny Pressler spoke about her vision for the Hawaii Department of Health with Sen. Josh Green on his program “Healthcare in Hawaii.” The one-hour program is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV-2cZXkOsY&feature=youtu.be.  During the program Dr. Pressler discusses her decision to accept an appointment as director, her focus on systems change and prevention, her anticipation of renewed collaboration with DHS, the future of Hawaii State Hospital, and the need for department accreditation.

The program is part of a series live streamed on www.thinktechhawaii.com every Tuesday at 2 p.m. Thanks to a partnership with Jay Fidell, Sen. Josh Green and ThinkTechHawaii.com, the Department of Health (DOH) is airing a one-hour program called, “Hawaii: The State Of Health” every other Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. The DOH program is on an alternating and complementary schedule with “Healthcare in Hawaii.”  The DOH program features department experts speaking about current public health issues that affect everyone in our state. Links to past programs are listed below.

A recent guest on the show, Keith Ridley commented, “Jay is an engaging host and made the event lively and fun. I’d be happy to be invited back.”