Erlanger Health System executive management engaged in contract negotiations with trustees in the months before a bill that would make those actions illegal was introduced to the Tennessee General Assembly, records show. On Jan. 24, state Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, introduced a bill that would prohibit hospital authorities such as Erlanger from signing employment or service deals with trustees until at least 12 months after their tenure ends. Hospital records obtained by the Times Free Press show that Erlanger last year held contract discussions with former trustee Jack Studer, who at the time was board chairman, and trustee Dr. Blaise Baxter. The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority, commonly called Erlanger, is governed by an 11-member board of trustees. The Hamilton County mayor appoints six trustees with the county commission's approval, and the General Assembly appoints four trustees by a majority vote. Erlanger's medical chief of staff also serves as a … [Read more...] about Erlanger’s contract negotiations with trustees predated state Sen. Gardenhire’s conflict-of-interest bill
Surgeons salary per month
SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings NBA News 49ers Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Autos Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database Legislative Gifts … [Read more...] about A week after worker strike, UC Davis hospital residents and interns seek to join labor union
Field Coordinator – Backward Society Education: Backward Society Education (BASE) is a reputed NGO working for the creation of equitable and progressive society in diversified sectors of mid and far west Nepal. As a part of fulfillment for the requirement of Human Resource for one of BASE’s projects SUAAHARA II funded by HKI-CARE/USAID related to “Good Nutrition” for 1000 days mothers, BASE invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates, who are reliable, accountable, have the ability to deliver results with the highest level of integrity and who value diversity, for the following job positions. Field Coordinator – Dang district TERM & LOCATION: Long term position based in Dang district TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full Time –Contractual, 6 days a week SALARY: As per organization policy The Field Coordinator is responsible for working closely with Program Coordinator and other district based staff to implement … [Read more...] about Field Coordinator – Backward Society Education
By Isabel Teotonio Education Reporter Fri., Dec. 14, 2018 Bruce Shilton’s crippling fatigue left him bedridden for six months. Sue Faber was so forgetful, she couldn’t remember her daughters’ birthdates. And Andrea Smith’s relentless aches sent her into a deep depression. All three Canadians say they are struggling with a chronic form of Lyme disease and feel abandoned by Canada’s health-care system. The challenge for them, and other patients with Lyme, is that the medical community is divided on how best to diagnose and treat this controversial disease. On one side of this deep divide are mainstream doctors who say Lyme is easy to diagnose with standard testing, and the prevailing treatment — a short course of antibiotics — is enough to kill the bacteria that causes the disease. They believe patients who think they have chronic Lyme but have no evidence of infection are grappling with other illnesses and that … [Read more...] about Everything about Lyme disease is steeped in controversy. Now some doctors are too afraid to treat patients
I thought this was a really interesting piece, and a very important one to anyone interested in public healthcare. The original source appears to be a Moscow paramedic writing under a pseudonym. Apologies for the machine translation, but you get the main points. -- The secret side of medicine or why doctors are silent? It is such a red booklet. In Soviet times, Certificate no. It was enough for the diploma and the certificate of completion of residency. And I was able to change the medical field. A doctor therapist, wanted to be a neurologist. No issues. I went for a course at TSGOLIUV (Institute of Advanced Medical), retrained and became a neurologist. He worked as a doctor on ER, tired, age approached ... Retired and settled in the district health center. During his studies in residency could also work divisional therapist or doctor soon. So it was in Soviet times. Now this shop closed down. In the late 90s there were certified specialist. Since 2005, the … [Read more...] about Why are doctors silent?