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Congress Looking Into LBJ

Congress Looking Into LBJ

Our Congresswoman Aumua Amata is taking a strong stand on matters relating to LBJ Hospital.  She wants to know why we are not spending all the money the Federal Government is making available through the Medicaid program.  She also wants Congress to evaluate...
Doctor shortage fears in American Samoa

Doctor shortage fears in American Samoa

This is Dr. Iotamo Saleapaga, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at the LBJ Tropical Medical Center. This article from Radio New Zealand point out a very serious problem but, unfortunately, the problem is much more severe than just the lack of a few medical staff.  Read full...
Medical supplies shortage at American Samoa hospital

Medical supplies shortage at American Samoa hospital

This article from Radio New Zealand.  Read full story on RNZ Nurses at American Samoa’s LBJ Hospital say the hospital’s shortage of medical supplies is affecting the quality of patient care, with nurses forced to use bed sheets as dressings. Nurses say...
Loss of Many Qualified Staff

Loss of Many Qualified Staff

Well, hoping to spark some conversation and at the same time get some answers posted… As we know, in the past several years we have lost many valuable staff, some leaving by choice ( had enough, disgusted) and others via un-renewed contracts. ;The decision to...