Health Transition Report Calls on Governor to Take Control of GMH; Appoint New Management

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Guam – The transition report prepared for the Calvo-Tenorio Administration by the Sub-Group on GMH calls for the Governor to take control of the hospital and appoint new management.

The Sub-Group was chaired by Joseph Cameron.

Health and Mental Health Care Sub-Committee Report 

The report states that:

*The current crisis at GMH “is directly affecting patient care and efficient delivery of services.”

* As a result, “physicians, nurses and all other hospital staff” have been placed “in a dangerous and risky position.”

* The “lack of pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and equipment needs to be addressed immediately.”

RECOMMENDATIONS:

*”We strongly recommend that the Governor assume control of the Hospital.

* “Immediately appoint an interim management team … until such time that qualified appointees are found.”