Day: February 20, 2021

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Former Ascension CEO, the first to lead the health system, passes away

Former Ascension Health CEO Donald Brennan—who helped form what became the country’s largest Catholic health system—has passed away at age 83.

In addition to leading St. Louis-based Ascension until 2001, Brennan held the top posts at Providence in Washington, Group Health and co-chaired a Washington state health commission. He passed away peacefully at his home in Bothell, Wash. on Feb. 12.

Brennan was initially hired as a consultant to help plan the merger between the two Catholic systems that formed Ascension. After spending a year on the project, he was named CEO of the new health system, said his son, Steve Brennan, who serves as Nashville, Tenn.-based Change Healthcare’s senior manager of state health policy.

Ascension’s current president and CEO, Joe Impicciche, said in a statement that Ascension owes a debt of gratitude to Brennan for his “visionary leadership and commitment to our mission.”

“As our first CEO, Don was

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Toronto’s lockdown extended until at least March 8

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A lockdown and stay at home order is being extended in Canada’s largest city until at least March 8.

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott said Friday it was a difficult but necessary decision.

Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health, asked the this week to extend the lockdown, saying she has never been more worried about the future because of new coronavirus variants. Toronto Mayor John Tory supported the request and said he wants this to be the last lockdown.

The shutdown in Toronto began on Nov. 23 after a second novel coronavirus wave hit the province.

Scientists say the U.K. variant found in Ontario spreads more easily and is likely more deadly, but so far existing vaccines appear to be effective against it.

Canada has had a shortage of vaccines until this week. The federal expects to get six million

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