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HMSA tweaks the way it pays to treat keiki

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    HMSA pediatrician Dr. Galen Chock performed a physical examination of patient Britney Alvarez, 17, at his office Saturday. Chock has been the physician not only for Alvarez, but also for her three siblings — as well as her mother when she was a child.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    HMSA pediatrician Dr. Galen Chock jokingly held his stethoscope to the temple of Bronsen Alvarez, 16 months, Saturday as his sister Britney Alvarez held him.

Dr. Jeremy Lam has treated some of the most vulnerable patients over 40 years as a Honolulu pediatrician, but retired eight months ago partially because of a new payment model that is causing anxiety among physicians. Read more

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