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Governor Abbott appoints DeLoach and Johnson to Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services

| Jan 19, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed James M. “Mike” DeLoach and appointed Della Johnson to the Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services, known as GETAC for a terms set to expire on January 1, 2026. The council recommends changes to the EMS/Trauma System in order to ensure that the community receives...[ Read More ]

Abbot announces District Three and District Four medical board appointees

| Jan 14, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott announced new Texas Medical Board Review Committee appointees for Districts Three and Four Thursday. Following the announcements of his District One and District Two appointments last month, this new batch of appointees completes Abbott’s assignments to the Texas Medical Board for this year.     The appointees...[ Read More ]

Governor Abbott, TDEM launch COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Austin

| Jan 4, 2021 | Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division Of Emergency Management (TDEM) has established a COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Austin to treat outpatient cases of COVID-19. The infusion center, which will begin accepting patients on Wednesday, has been provided with Regeneron to treat patients, who meet certain criteria, with...[ Read More ]

Oregon Department of Justice Announces $100 Million Consumer Protection Pharmaceutical Agreement

DJ Wilson | May 7, 2012 | Oregon

The Oregon Department of Justice released an update today with information about a multi-state $100 million consumer protection pharmaceutical agreement.  Of the $100 million, Oregon, who co-led the investigation, will be awarded $3.9 million from medical research company Abbott Laboratories. The investigation found that Abbott’s promotion of its drug Depakote,...[ Read More ]