A group of medical practitioners, professional medical students seeks to prohibit Boston’s clinic chiefs from doing the job on company boards

The petition — sent July 27 to officers at the hospitals and at Harvard Professional medical Faculty — is signed by much more than 100 medical professionals, researchers, residents, and clinical students from an array of specialties. Its text references conclusions from a Globe Highlight Crew report in April exhibiting that Boston is an outlier between significant cities in the massive variety of medical center chiefs who take beneficial outside board operate, generally for drug makers and other well being treatment firms.

“As an unique health practitioner, I never even choose a pen from a pharma firm,” claimed Dr. Walter

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Health official seeks to boost hospital space

With Arkansas’ covid-19 cases continuing to soar, the state’s top public health official said Wednesday that he will seek money from the state’s allocation of coronavirus relief funds to expand hospital capacity.

“I am sorry to sound like the doomsday guy, but this is a very serious situation, and I am particularly worried,” Health Secretary Jose Romero told the state’s American Rescue Plan steering committee.

He said the request will include funding for hospital beds and staffing, and will be submitted “when we have detailed plans for funding requirements.”

Romero made the comments as the number of coronavirus patients in

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