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Hope Dialysis Center

LBJ hospital sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A high mortality rate among patients of the dialysis unit at American Samoa's LBJ hospital have been highlighted as one of several concerns in a new report. The health advisory group, that worked to resolve greivances on behalf of renal disease patients, had reported...
Richard deSaulles
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Associate Justice Fiti Sunia has granted a motion filed by private attorney Marcellus Talaimalo Uiagalelei for an order to extend the time his client, Richard deSaulles, can reside off island for medical treatment. Prosecuting the case on behalf of the government is...
A Hope Dialysis Center treatment room.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Hope Dialysis Center, the territory’s first private dialysis facility, has passed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services inspection, meeting US standards and protocols. The center in Vaitogi was inspected Monday through Thursday this past week by the National...
 Will and Sisi Spitzenberg treated those who attended opening to a special menu of nutritious goodies
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Hope Dialysis Center, located on the Vaitogi Road, officially opened its doors to the public last Friday, and services commenced yesterday morning. Secretary of Samoan Affairs, Mauga Tasi Asuega, represented the government during the opening ceremony, in place of...
Richard deSaulles
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Trial Division of the High Court of American Samoa has officially granted the motion filed by defendant Richard deSaulles and his attorney, allowing deSaulles to travel off island tonight for medical treatment in California. According to the court’s order, handed...
Richard de Saulles
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Court has maintained the $20,000 bail set for local attorney Richard deSaulles of RDA Law Firm, who made his initial appearance in District Court yesterday morning, per an arrest warrant. deSaulles is facing charges of felony stealing and embezzlement, both class C...