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Gov. Bryan: One Chief Executive and a Single Health Care Policy Board for the Territory’s Hospitals

Robert Moore | December 04, 2019

Possible leadership changes at the Schneider Regional Medical Center and the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center could become central factors in the way Virgin Islands hospitals are managed. With Schneider Regional CEO Bernard Wheatley expected to step-down, and Juan Luis Hospital currently guided by an acting chief executive officer, Gov. Albert Bryan told the Consortium this week that the notion of placing both facilities under one CEO is being explored. At his weekly Government House press briefing, Mr. Bryan also said the administration is gauging the temperature of the territory’s medical community about a plan to shrink the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix district hospital panels into a single board that sets policy at the medical facilities on all three islands. Under the plan, the central government would setup less influential…

Man Drowns While Snorkeling in Buck Island St. Thomas…

Staff Consortium | December 02, 2019

ST. THOMAS — A man was pronounced dead at the Juan F. Luis Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 27 after drowning…

FEMA Releases First $10.5 Million for Juan F. Luis…

Ernice Gilbert | November 28, 2019

ST. CROIX — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released $10.5 million to the Juan F. Luis Hospital…

Once a Supporter of Vaping Ban, Trump Eases Stance:…

Ernice Gilbert | November 23, 2019

President Donald Trump is softening his stance on banning vaping, stating during at meeting at the White…

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