Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer of Health broke down in tears amid a COVID-19 modeling presentation during a teleconference Wednesday. Dr Saqib Shahab cried as he reflected on the overcrowded hospitals and intensive care units across the province. “It’s sad to see what’s going on in our intensive care units andRead More →

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the country, hospitals are inundated with spikes in cases of patients admitted for pre-existing conditions who have gone untreated during the pandemic. “The main concern and what we are really stressed with in our daily practices right now is really the general deconditioning thatRead More →

Anchorage Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Savitt poses for a portrait after meeting with reporters Thursday, July 29, 2021. (Nat Herz/Alaska Public Media) The Alaska chapter of a national group of pediatricians has written a scathing letter to Dr. Michael Savitt, Chief Medical Officer of Anchorage, criticizing recent statements heRead More →

Saskatchewan Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr Saqib Shahab said if the number of COVID-19 cases increases and the pressure on hospitals and intensive care units remains high, he will recommend new health measures . Even if the numbers are currently leveling off, there could be an increase in theRead More →

Ontario’s top public health official has said there needs to be a “review” of the circumstances under which unvaccinated employees at certain workplaces are granted medical exemptions amid evidence indicating a rate of death. exemption hundreds of times higher than it should be. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr KieranRead More →

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. “Inaccurate and unnecessary” was the opinion expressed by Internet users when they reported a local medical assistant in Perlis for posting discriminatory material against HIV-positive patients on TikTok. Videos circulating online show a man identified like Mohd Izham, whoRead More →

Pharmaceutical company at the commercial stage Therapeutic shield announced Monday that Dr Jose Menoyo is joining his leadership team as vice president and chief medical officer, effective immediately. The AIM-listed company said that prior to joining Shield, Dr Menoyo was head of U.S. medical affairs at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-tradedRead More →

The government of Punjab has suspended the medical director and chief medical officer of the Kot Khawaja Saeed government hospital in Lahore after a “false entry” was made of the Covid-19 vaccination of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the hospital, we learned on Friday. The development comes after theRead More →

Dr. Peter Hollmann ’76 MD ’79, Chief Medical Officer of Brown Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, was recently elected President of the American Geriatrics Society. The American Geriatrics Society is a “national, not-for-profit society of geriatric health professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence and quality ofRead More →

Ontario’s top public health official has said he has no plans to veto the appointment of the new acting medical officer of health for Haldimand-Norfolk despite public outcry over the Social media posts criticizing the public health measures put in place to control the spread of COVID-19. Dr Matthew StraussRead More →

The appointment of Dr. Meduri, a recognized leader in the field of heart valve disease, should strengthen the credibility of Anteris’ DurAVR ™ aortic replacement valve. Anteris Technologies Ltd (ASX: AVR, OTC: AMEUF, FRA: DDF) has appointed internationally renowned interventional cardiologist, Dr Chris Meduri MD MPH, as Chief Medical OfficerRead More →

Scott Simon speaks with Dr. Patrick Brennan, Penn Medicine’s chief medical officer, about the vaccine requirement passed for all employees in May. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: A large number of American companies are now requiring their employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Google and Facebook, Adobe and VMware are amongRead More →

Newswise – HACKENSACK, NJ – Friday July 9, 2021 US Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Lisa Tank, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Hackensack University Medical Center with the “Hometown Hero” Award for her guidance and leadership with medical staff through the pandemic and for the development of critical COVID-19 patientRead More →