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Cut red tape to stop loss of isle doctors


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 21, 2013

~~<p>The term &quot;perfect storm&quot; is bandied about too casually, but there's one that now truly seems to be bearing down on Hawaii.</p>
<p>In a state that for years has been battling a chronic doctor shortage in specific specializations, particularly in its more rural communities, the operational changes that are coming with health care reform appears to be driving more of the existing doctors to leave their practices.</p>
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The term "perfect storm" is bandied about too casually, but there's one that now truly seems to be bearing down on Hawaii.

In a state that for years has been battling a chronic doctor shortage in specific specializations, particularly in its more rural communities, the operational changes that are coming with health care reform appears to be driving more of the existing doctors to leave their practices. Login for more...



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