Agency Resources and Publications
The monthly Administrator’s report provides the latest update on certificate-of-need applications, decisions, and SHPDA activities. For current and past Administrator Reports, please click here.
HAWAII REVISED STATUTES AND HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
SHPDA’s purpose and responsibilities are statutory. The applicable statutes and rules are:
- Chapter 323D Hawaii Revised Statutes
- Chapter 185 Hawaii Administrative Rules
- Chapter 186 Hawaii Administrative Rules
- Chapter 187 Hawaii Administrative Rules
STATE HEALTH SERVICES AND FACILITIES PLAN
The Health Services and Facilities Plan is a guiding document for both the Certificate of Need (CON) process and health care services planning in Hawaii. SHPDA serves as staff to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council in the preparation and revision of the plan. The plan addresses the health care needs of the State, including inpatient care, health care facilities, and special needs. The plan depicts the most economical and efficient system of care commensurate with adequate quality of care and includes standards for utilization of health care facilities and major medical equipment.
For a copy of the Health Services and Facilities Plan, please click here.
SHPDA’S HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION REPORTS
Each year, SHPDA collects health care utilization data from providers across the State and produces an annual Utilization Report. The report is used as a tool to assess health care services utilization, trends, needs, and costs by CON applicants, providers, health market analysts, economists, researchers, etc. For copies of current and past SHPDA’s Health Care Utilization Reports, please click .
The Utilization Report includes data such as:
- Hawaii's hospitals' inpatient bed capacities
- Current number of nursing home facilities and beds
- Average length of stay, occupancy rates, and average daily census
- Total number of procedures for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radiation therapy, and cardiac catheterization.