Exelixis stunned by dying of Chief Healthcare Officer Schwab, revenue direct Berndt

Oncology biotech Exelixis is mourning the deaths of two key associates of its company immediately after getting rid of its gross sales leader and CMO in the exact same 7 days.

Gisela Schwab, M.D., the company’s president for solution enhancement and professional medical affairs and main healthcare officer, “passed absent above the weekend,” the corporation claimed. Exelixis did not notice a cause of demise.

This came just a 7 days just after Jon Berndt, its senior vice president of gross sales, handed absent last Wednesday “following a prolonged struggle with most cancers.”

Berndt, who had been at the business

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A Psychiatrist’s Personal Standpoint on Medical Assist in Dying

1 physician argues that assisted suicide is just that—suicide, not murder—and ought to be obtainable for some sufferers.

Though examining Mark Komrad, MD’s June go over tale for Psychiatric OccasionsTM on Medical Support in Dying (MAID), I was disturbed by his implication that it is the psychiatrist who kills the patient.

That assertion is a misunderstanding of what in fact transpires. My mother killed herself in 2015 by way of assisted suicide in Switzerland. She finished her very own existence by suicide, with her 3 sons current. The system involved 2 in-depth interviews by a nearby Swiss health practitioner,

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Inmates are Dying in Connecticut’s Prisons Due to Medical Negligence

Staff shortages, widespread mismanagement and poor quality of care has caused medical negligence that has led to inmates dying in Connecticut’s prisons, even well after medical workers have been alerted of their illnesses.

On July 8, state officials agreed to pay the family of 19-year-old Karon Nealy $1.65 million. An inmate in a Connecticut prison, Nealy died in July 2015 from complications from lupus.

Connecticut is the only U.S. state where its Department of Correction (DOC) runs its prison medical system and lawyers have argued that a mismanagement of this system and staff shortages led to the death of Nealy

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