Honolulu Civil Beat Covers Aimed Alliance Report on the Hawai’i Health Care System


On October 4, 2020, the Honolulu Civil Beat published an article written by Dr. Stephen B. Kemble titled “Hawaii Was Creating a Plan for Universal Health Care. It’s Time to Return to It.” The article highlights findings from Aimed Alliance’s recent report “Trouble in Paradise: Assessing the Outcomes of Payment Transformation in Hawai’i” to support the argument that Hawai’i physicians are currently struggling to maintain their incomes. As a result, physicians are spending less time with each patient and tend to avoid sicker and more complex patients. Ultimately, Dr. Kemble calls on the Hawaiian legislature to reform the health care system and make it more cost-effective while allowing for quality care and appropriate physician compensation. Read the article here.


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