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Ku'uwehi Hiraishi

Some of Hawaiʻi’s doctors are struggling with the latest changes in the way they are paid by the Hawaii Medical Service Association, the state’s largest health care insurer. Two years ago, HMSA altered the way it compensates physicians, all in a bid to control rising costs and improve care. But the transition has been tough on some independent primary care doctors.

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It was Match Day madness for students at the UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine on Friday.

Match Day is the nerve-wracking time of year when med school seniors find out where they will spend their residencies.

University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine

There is a national physician shortage…and Hawai‘i is not immune. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the United States could be short more than 100,000 doctors by 2030. But Hawai‘i may have a solution. HPR’s Ku’uwehi Hiraishi has this story.