Jackson County Memorial Hospital, Board of Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting Monday, July 27, 2015 in the large conference room of the hospital.
Bob Howard took the oath of office upon his reappointment to the Board of Trustees for a four year term. Matt Coppock will give his oath of office at the August Board of Trustees meeting.
The board approved the minutes from the June 22 Board of Trustees meeting.
Kay Bolding then presented the highlights from the Performance Improvement Council meeting held on July 1.
Michelle Ford reported that the outreach clinics had a total of 211 admissions and 127 outpatient surgeries and observations that were contributed to JCMH for the month of June. She also reported that Dr. Alejandro Pacheco, Family Practice, started seeing patients this week in the JCMH Medical Clinic and Brita Angelone, Nurse Practitioner, will begin working part-time in the Mangum Clinic in mid-August.
Fixed Assets from Funded Depreciation and Designated Funds to Funded Depreciation were approved in the amount of $93,905.04.
Richard Pope then reviewed the quarterly safety report including fire drills conducted, fire system inspection, new employee orientation and work related injuries.
Pope then presented the results from the 2015 Employee Satisfaction Survey. The total response rate ended with 88.8%. The industry benchmark response rate is 65%. JCMH was significantly higher than the NRC average in almost all of the employment engagement questions as well as the patient centered care sections.
Howard made the appointments of board members to the Committees of the Board of Trustees for the 2015 – 2017 term.
The board approved a resolution for Jerry Marquart for his service as a JCMH Trustee from June 1981 through August 2015.
In new business the board approved the selection of Burns McDonnell as the engineering firm for the completion of the surgery department HVAC system replacement.
Dr. Joe Leverett reported from the JCMH Medical Staff Executive Committee meeting that was held on July 13. Initial Appointment were then presented and approved by the board. They include Than Than Aye, MD – Hematology/Oncology, Provisional Staff; Mahakit Inklab, MD – Hematology/Oncology, Provisional Staff; Ama S. Isaac, DO – Family Medicine, Provisional Staff; Alejandro Pacheco, MD – Family Medicine, Provisional Staff; Kermit Rust, MD – Diagnostic Radiology, Provisional Staff; and Richard Zanetti, MD – Pediatrics, Provisional Staff.
Reappointment presented and approved by the board were Willard Perez, MD – Internal Medicine, Active Staff; Jessica Poe, APRN-CRNA – Anesthesia, Allied Health Staff; and Pediatric Endocrinology Form.
Nancy Davidson reported on the Financials for the month of June reporting a net loss of $500,881 which resulted in a year to date net loss of $1,289,922.
Before adjourning, Steve Hartgraves gave the management report to include Physician Recruitment – Dr. Ama Isaac, Family Practice, will join the Medical Clinic August 10, Dr. Lonnie Perryman, Family Practice, will join the Medical Clinic in September and Dr. Lildadhar, Kashyap, Pediatrician, will join the Pediatric Clinic in October; Through the affiliation with Integris, JCMH leadership will begin development of LEAN leadership training in mid-September; and Healthcare Highways Insurance has recently developed new insurance products competitive with BCBS plans for major employers in Jackson County.