Physicians employed by Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services in Gallup, NM are unionizing so they can speak up for patient safety without fear of losing their jobs. These doctors have been tirelessly serving the Navajo and other indigenous communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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By Dennis Wagner and Wyatte Grantham-Philips, USA TODAY Others on the Rehoboth McKinley hospital staff were overwhelmed by the patient surge, according to Dr. Rajiv Patel, who supervised the hospital’s eight-bed intensive care unit. Patel said 17 nurses were laid off...
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By J. Weston Phippen, Rolling Stone At the end of the Howard Johnson Hotel’s orange and white hallway, Dr. Caleb Lauber paused by a mirror as if he were lost. The mirror was an invention of the crafty security guards who’d leaned it against a chair, allowing them to...
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