Ralph Montesano

Along with the entire leadership team of Pennsylvania State Perfusion Society (PSPS) I wish to acknowledge a tremendous loss to our profession with the passing of Ralph Montesano on March 28, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Ralph had been a pillar of strength within our profession for the past thirty-five years.…

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I am pleased to inform you that The Senate of Pennsylvania unanimously confirmed the appointment of John Mitchell, LP, CCP to the State Board of Medicine for a four year term. Mr. Mitchell’s appoint was effective March 14, 2016 and expires March 14, 2020. I am pleased to also inform you that The Senate of…

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Guidance from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) and Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (PSA) regarding Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) Infections Among Patients Undergoing Open Heart Surgeries on Cardiopulmonary Bypass At the following link, you will find the Dec. 2015 message from Karen M. Murphy, PhD, RN, Secretary of Health regarding the Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) Infections Among…

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