Kuakini Medical Center in Honolulu plans to acquire a surgical robot system, according to documents filed with the state.
Three quick details:
1. The robot system costs $2,362,000.
2. Kuakini Medical Center was awarded a certificate of need April 6.
3. Hawaii's State Health Planning and Development Agency found that there is a public need for the surgical robot, and that the cost of the proposal isn't unreasonable based on the benefits it will deliver.