by Mindy Aguon
Guam - Guam Medical Association President Dr. Thomas Shieh says his organization is surprised and disappointed not because of the alarming findings of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report, but because hospital management didn't inform physicians of the situation. Dr. Shieh believes better communication could result in physicians finding solutions to the problems.
He told KUAM News, "Expired medications shouldn't be there, used catheters shouldn't be around, those need to be separated. We know how to answer these questions but if the administration thinks they can answer these questions better than the actual doctors whose in practice then let them do so."
An internal affairs investigation is underway at the prison after an inmate was accidentally released from their custody. Department of Corrections director Tony Lamorena says it happened over the weekend. He admits there was a miscommunication. Officials say the prison had received an order for inmate Ben Espinosa's release, but then got a commitment order for a separate charge. The special operations team was able to track him down without incident. Lamorena says they are looking ...More >>
He was apparently drunk when he molested two women. 26-year-old Kino Keeler allegedly digitally penetrated a woman and raped her in a Tumon condo last year. According to court documents, she woke up to Keeler on top of her.More >>