A Word from Our President

MACRA and MIPS, collaborative care, alternative payment models, team based medicine, quality metrics, patient centeredness… The list goes on and on as physicians face a whirlwind of change in medicine. Maintaining the fundamental integrity of the medical profession during this time has become exceedingly important.

The Hawaii Medical Association remains at the table representing all physicians and protecting the patient-physician relationship. But we can’t do this without you! We may not all agree on all issues before us, but I would like to believe that we can all agree on the importance of putting our patients first. The HMA has focused on bringing physicians together, whether individually, through their specialty societies or through their employers.

Many good ideas have come forward through the physicians of Hawaii, and the HMA serves to support and advance these ideas in the community and governmental leadership through the HMA’s strong advocacy and lobbying efforts.

Be part of the team. Join the HMA.

Sincerely,

Bernard Robinson, M.D.
HMA President 2018
Hawaii Medical Association

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