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Naval Hospital gives millions in gear to GMH

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by Jolene Toves

Guam - US Naval Hospital Guam donated $2 million worth of vitally needed medical equipment to the Guam Memorial Hospital today. This was made possible through the Department of Defense equipment systems transfer program.

GMH administrator Joseph Verga told KUAM News, "Is really essential radiology equipment a CAT scanner that we received so far fluoroscopy equipment nuclear medicine equipment c-arm for the O.R. really, really very badly needed backup systems and new systems the fluoroscopy system and the nuclear medicine equipment GMH does not have."

$200,000 will additionally be needed for installation and certification of the radiological equipment. Lieutenant Governor Ray Tenorio says he is committed to securing that funding for the hospital. The valuable equipment will enable the hospital to increase patient care capabilities and generate much needed hospital revenues. 
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