Hilo Medical expanding cardiac care

  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Echocardiographer Reina Sako sits at the ultrasound machine at the Cardiology Clinic at Hilo Medical Center.
  • HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald From left, Dr. Hiro Makino, Lisa Shiroma, assistant hospital administrator, and Michelle Chow, cardiology nurse, stand in the stress test room of the Cardiology Clinic at Hilo Medical Center.

A year after opening its outpatient Cardiology Clinic in a new first-floor space, Hilo Medical Center is continuing its efforts to treat patients closer to home.