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Chief Medical Officer for 40-Hospital UPMC Network Trashes the Case for Continued Lockdown in Senate Hearing

By Trey 80 comments
Chief Medical Officer for 40-Hospital UPMC Network Trashes the Case for Continued Lockdown in Senate Hearing

Dr. Steven Shapiro, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s chief medical and scientific officer, participated in a virtual roundtable convened by U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Health Care, on May 6 to explore the issue of reopening the economy. 

Following are his remarks:

I…

If You’re Wondering Why the Failed PA Health Secretary Gets a Pass Despite Hypocrisy, Mismanagement – Here’s Why

By Trey 76 comments
If You’re Wondering Why the Failed PA Health Secretary Gets a Pass Despite Hypocrisy, Mismanagement – Here’s Why

The Pennsylvania Health Secretary continues to get a pass despite displaying rank incompetence, mismanagement of records and recently revealed rank hypocrisy in taking xir’s own mother out of a nursing home and putting her in a five-star hotel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It seems strange that the press wouldn’t…