Honolulu, HI, April 24, 2023. Seeing the growing need for trained, consistent care for our aging population, HMC HomeCare was conceived within Hawaii Medical College. The license to operate was granted in April 2023. The goal of HMC HomeCare is to provide constant, trusted care by trained staff who are assessed and monitored by experienced leadership. Many staff members have been prepared by Hawaii Medical College and taught by professional caregivers. HMC HomeCare offers families seeking assistance for an aging or ill adult experienced, trained care that is not only task-oriented. The caregivers strive to engage with those they care for. [...]
' The decision to enter the medical field is an exciting prospect. The purposeful work that takes place within this career path can take many shapes and forms. This diversity and the number of roles one can play within this world is enough to overwhelm anyone who’s at the onset of their journey and deciding which path to commit to. One of the quickest ways to enter the medical field, and a path that many of our students choose, is becoming an Advanced Nurse Aide or Patient Care Technician. The Hawaii Medical College program to enter this career takes 252 hours [...]
Accreditation matters! In recent years, attention has flocked to stories of educational institutions whose purpose was profit over students. These schools, also called “diploma mills,” are primarily interested in churning out graduates as quickly as possible so they can maximize how much they pocket from tuition payments. Recently, one institution was exposed to Stories of diploma mills and educational institutions that take advantage of students. A recent investigation exposed multiple Florida-based nursing schools for selling thousands of fake diplomas, allowing those who purchased them to sit for national nursing exams. Those who managed to pass have been working with patients across [...]
The medical field offers a wide variety of careers with endless possibilities. With so many options, it can be difficult to decide which path to pursue. One popular choice among our students is becoming a Healthcare Administrator. HMC provides both a 15-month healthcare diploma program and a 24-month Associate Applied Science (AAS) program to begin your journey in this profession. Unlike medical assistants who interact with patients, healthcare administrators do valuable work behind the scenes to prepare the information needed for billing and payment of medical care. If you’ve ever received a medical bill, you may have an HMC graduate to [...]
Hawaii Medical College (HMC) prepares its students and graduates for future careers in the healthcare industry. They partner with healthcare employers like Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience, which provides a pathway to employment in the healthcare field for students and graduates through externships. Check out our feature by HI NOW.
Hawaii Medical College is a local institution with 15 years of providing the state with medical assistants. With the growing need for medical care, HMC assists their students to become well-trained support roles in the in-demand field of healthcare. Within 15 to 24 months of training, students are able to leave with an associate's degree or diploma. Hawaii Medical College’s passion is to provide all their graduates with well-paying, stable careers, providing both online and in-person classes along with financial need assistance. Check out our feature by HI NOW.
Have you ever wondered who’s behind the scenes in a hospital or clinic? Who are the people making sure that the doctors and nurses are being assisted? Exactly who is it that’s ensuring that patients are billed correctly and that the insurance companies handle their end of the bargain? This is the role of the Healthcare Administrator, Billing & Coding professional, and Hawaii Medical College has an amazing program that can take you there. These crucial team members work behind the scenes to make the decisions for the proper running of healthcare facilities. They help to maintain records of patients for [...]
Are you detail-oriented? Great with math or numbers? Want to work in the fast-paced and growing healthcare field? If so, you are probably a perfect fit for our Healthcare Administration, Billing, and Coding program at Hawaii Medical College. In today’s healthcare field, medical billing and coding professionals play an essential part in the Hawaii healthcare industry. As a professional medical coder, both the healthcare environment in which you work and the insurance companies depend upon you to correctly prepare the information needed for billing and payment. But what exactly does a medical coder do? Medical Coders are responsible for translating what [...]
Hawaii Medical College has been at the forefront of placing people in important roles since 2007. For over a decade, they have seen the ebbs and flows that have currently led to the industry’s biggest need for medical assistants in over a decade. But what exactly is a Clinical Medical Assistant? Is this a position that’s right for you? First of all, a Medical Assisting career is one of the fastest-growing careers in Hawaii. If you don’t already have a college degree, or you’re looking to change careers without spending years in school, in as little as 15 months, you can [...]
Hawaii Medical College has been at the forefront of placing people in important roles since 2007. For over a decade, they have seen the ebbs and flows that have currently led to the industry’s biggest need for medical assistants in over a decade. Since the onset of COVID, the jobs available in the healthcare industry have exponentially increased. Hospitals and private practices are constantly advertising the need for medical assistants, billing, IT support, coders, and much, much more. It is a commonly misconstrued concept that only doctors and nurses work in the healthcare industry. This couldn’t be further from the truth. [...]