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5 Things We’re Watching is our regularly distributed market and policy intelligence newsletter. Each newsletter includes five items of relevance specific to your market. Enjoy links to original source documentation, thoughtful coverage from other outlets, and independent reporting from State of Reform.

5 Things Hawaii: Sen. Kai Kahele, Telemedicine, Shareh Ghani, MD

| Nov 7, 2019 | Hawaii

We are putting the finishing touches on our Topical Agenda for our 2020 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on January 14th. We'll have that out to you for review soon. From there, we will hustle to curate about 65 speakers from across the spectrum of Hawaii's health care and...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Art Ushijima, FMAP drop, Hale Ola

| Oct 10, 2019 | Hawaii

We are now about 13 weeks away from our 2020 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference!  I know that seems like a ways off, and it is... But not if you are working to line up 60+ speakers at the event!  It's what we're just getting started with now. So,...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: QUEST Integration RFP, Scott Miscovich, Workforce study

| Sep 5, 2019 | Hawaii

It seems like a long ways away, and it is... But, we are starting to gear up for our 2020 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on January 14, 2020. Our Convening Panel will be gathering to talk through the most relevant and most important topics to tee...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Waiver approval, Dan Juberg, Insulin cost bill

| Aug 8, 2019 | Hawaii

Big mahalo for reading our newsletter, and for supporting our work at State of Reform! We are starting to begin our thinking and planning for our 2019 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference, with our Convening Panel meeting coming up next month. We're always interested in our readers' ideas...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: 1115 Waiver, Tulsi Gabbard, Laura Esslinger

| Jul 19, 2019 | Hawaii

A big mahalo to the inimitable Emily Boerger for holding down this newsletter while I was away on vacation with my family. We visited Bosnia, Croatia and Montenegro, where the beaches were great but so was the history lesson. The siege of Sarajevo is a story everyone should know. The massacre at...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Sen. Roz Baker, Homelessness initiatives, Richard Bettini

| Jun 6, 2019 | Hawaii

A big mahalo to our readers that take time to read our stuff. We compile this monthly newsletter with a small team of reporters who pull together stories and analysis, trying to chart a new model of community, crowd-sourced and crowd-funded "solutions journalism." Our revenue is entirely dependent on our sponsors...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Q&A with Rep. Belatti, Vaccine exemptions, Winnie Suen

| May 10, 2019 | Hawaii

A big mahalo to Emily Boerger, Sara Gentzler, Marjie High and Emily Viles, who together make up our content team with me at State of Reform! With your support, through your conference attendance and participation, State of Reform continues to grow in an era of shrinking newsrooms. So, a big mahalo...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: State budget, Big Island disaster relief, Carl Hinson

| Apr 3, 2019 | Hawaii

Good morning, and welcome to a legislative session that seems to be trucking along at a a fairly efficient pace.  We are tracking the budget and some health care legislation for you, as well as featuring a few stories and a video from our State of Reform reporters.  This is...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Sen. Chang, Trish La Chica, Assisted Community Treatment

| Mar 7, 2019 | Hawaii

State of Reform is very much a team effort. You see that at our conferences, as well as in the community that leads Hawaii health care.  The same is true with this newsletter.  While my name is at the top of this email, this is a product of a number...[ Read More ]

5 Things Hawaii: Q&A with Rep. John Mizuno, What You Missed, Dave Underriner

| Feb 7, 2019 | Hawaii

I felt so good about this month's edition of 5 Things We're Watching that I hit send before it was ready...  I guess what this shows is that we're a dedicated group of folks that are trying to get good content out quickly - even if sometimes we mess up...[ Read More ]