One Health V.I.
On the latest episode of One Health V.I., Governor Albert Bryan Jr. discusses the Healthier Horizons initiative that will improve the territory's healthcare system.
The White House has named Gretchen Sierra Zorita, from the territorial rights advocacy group Equally American, as the administration's point person for the U.S. territories. Zorita will be deputy director for Puerto Rico and the territories.
What if 40 tourists a year were being shot down in our streets?” Answer: Public officials would have wasted no time in pulling out all the stops to find a solution.
COVID-19 is still alive in the U.S. Virgin Islands, with 27 new cases recorded across the territory over the past three days.
Manaca Allen feared the water in her mother’s apartment at the Celestino A. White Sr. Senior Citizens Residence in Sugar Estate on St. Thomas was making her sick.
This summer students in the Youth Ocean Explorers program at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will continue battling the devastating Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease.
When New Orleans restaurateur Barth Melius first visited the V.I. he never expected the territory would steal his heart. But according to Melius, that is exactly what happened.
One man was killed and three injured in incidents that took place Saturday night. The dead man was identified by next of kin as Denver Charlery, age 34 of Mount Pleasant.
ONE HEALTH V.I. EPISODES
One Health V.I. Episode 1 – Telehealth Services in the Virgin Islands
On this episode of One Health V.I., Dr. Donna Christensen, physician and former V.I. Delegate to Congress, joins Julia Sheen, Health and Human Services policy advisor to Governor Albert Bryan Jr., to discuss implementing telehealth services in the territory.
One Health V.I. Episode 2 – Reconstruction of the Territory’s Hospitals
Darryl Smalls, Vice President of Facilities for the Schneider Regional Medical Center and Juan F. Luis Hospital, provides an update on the renovations and construction of the territory's hospital facilities.
One Health V.I. Episode 3 – Association Health Plans
Julia Sheen, Health and Human Services policy advisor to Governor Albert Bryan Jr., speaks with Omar Haedo, president of Elan Insurance Group, about plans to offer health insurance options to Virgin Islands small businesses and their employees.
One Health V.I. Episode 4 – Integrating Fire and EMS Services
Lisle Evelyn, assistant director for Medical Services at the V.I. Fire Service, discusses how integrating Fire Service and the Department of Health's EMS could save lives in the territory.
One Health V.I. Episode 5 – Implementing the Health Information Exchange
The HIE will allow healthcare providers and patients to securely access and share a patient’s vital medical information via an electronic transmission – improving the speed, quality, safety, and cost of patient care.
One Health V.I. Episode 6 – The Healthier Horizons Initiative
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. discusses the Healthier Horizons initiative, which aims to expand access to healthcare, provide better services and improve the V.I.'s healthcare infrastructure.