Military health care

Texas lawmakers lament mistreatment of national guards sent to borders

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Climate action in healthcare is my new year’s resolution

Reed A. Omary, MD Reed Omary is a radiologist in Nashville. At the start of the New Year, people decide to make changes. Every year millions fail. I won’t be one of them. I decided to raise awareness about climate change in health care. Doctors and nurses are good at …

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Shortage of hospitals and healthcare workers could worsen

Global markets enter 2022 with refreshed COVID-19 fears due to omicron, thousands of flights and canceled holiday events around the world, and more alarmingly, an overwhelming labor shortage among essential workers from hospitals to retail stores as new disruptions deplete the dedicated frontline workers who keep emergency rooms staffed, wards …

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New Year’s rose parade continues despite COVID-19 outbreak

A year after the New Year had passed without a rose parade due to the coronavirus pandemic, marching bands and flower floats once again took to the streets to celebrate the arrival of 2022 despite a new wave of infections from the omicron variant. The 133rd Pasadena, Calif., Saturday tradition …

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New Mexico hospitals suffer worst staff shortage in US

Seen here the University of New Mexico Hospital. More than half of the state’s hospitals report staff shortages. (Roberto E. Rosales / Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal Almost 53% of New Mexico hospitals have reported critical staff shortages, placing the state at the top of a national list, …

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Omicron’s latest COVID spike worries NJ hospitals for staff

As the omicron variant of COVID-19 leads to a surge in hospital admissions in New Jersey, the biggest concern of health leaders in this pandemic wave is not personal protective equipment, l intensive care space or ventilators. It is the endowment. Hospital workers – doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, patient care …

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Bidens marks Christmas with military holiday calls

President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden and their new dog Commander, a purebred German Shepherd puppy, virtually meet servicemen from around the world, Saturday, December 25, 2021, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus in Washington, to thank them for their service and to wish them …

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Hunt Companies and VA Pacific Islands Health Care System Open New VA Clinic in Kalaeloa

“Today is a momentous day for the VA Pacific Island health care system and the tens of thousands of local veterans we serve,” said Dr. Adam robinson, director of VAPIHCS. “Project ALOHA will allow us to dramatically expand the services we provide to our veterans by increasing access to cutting-edge …

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Former senator Johnny Isakson, a longtime veterans advocate, dies at 76

ATLANTA – Johnny Isakson, an affable Republican politician from Georgia who rose from the ranks of the state legislature to become a US senator known as an effective and behind-the-scenes consensus builder, died on Sunday. He was 76 years old. Isakson died in his pre-dawn sleep at his Atlanta home, …

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Graduate student in healthcare administration inducted into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame

Brian Ohler ’20, ’22 MHA has demonstrated his commitment to service through his distinguished military career and his dedication to giving back to the community. He was recently recognized for his dedication as one of the most recent inductees into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. December 17, 2021 By …

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