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Dr. Knight announced at this week’s regular hospital Board of Trustees meeting that at the Special Board meeting held Feb. 4, the board approved the proposal to be made to Steve Hartgraves for the position of President/CEO of JCMH. Hartgraves accepted the position and will begin his employment with JCMH March 17, 2014.

Also at this week’s meeting, Jim King presented the Annual Environment of Care Report as a requirement of The Joint Commission at this week’s regular hospital Board of Trustees meeting. It was reported that the hospital is in compliance with all aspects of The Joint Commission accreditation standards and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Kay Bolding then presented the results from the 2013 NDNQI RN Survey, and King presented the results from the 2013 Physician Satisfaction Survey and highlights from the Performance Improvement Council meeting held Feb. 5.

Michelle Ford reported that the outreach clinics contributed a total of 269 admissions and 145 outpatient surgeries and observations to JCMH for the month of January.

King then reported on physician recruitment. He said that Dr. James Trent, Family Medicine, has signed a contract to join the JCMH Medical Clinic in August 2014. Recruitment efforts also continue in Family Practice and Pediatrics.

Fixed Assets from Funded Depreciation and Designated Funds to Funded Depreciation were then approved in the amount of $81 ,587.36.

The board accepted the bid proposal for Grounds Maintenance from Miller Lawn Care, and a Conflict of Interest Statements from the Board members were approved and will be submitted to the Oklahoma Secretary of State.

The board then appointed John Horschler to serve as a JCMH Health Care Corporation Board Member.

Dr. Zakhary, Chief of Staff, reported from the JCMH Medical Staff Executive Committee meeting that was held on Feb. 10. The Board approved the following recommendations:

A. Credentials

1. Initial Appointment:

a. Richard T. Mills, MD - Emergency Medicine, Active


2. Reappointment:

a. Addi Abuelshar, MD - Internal Medicine/Hospitalist,

Active Staff

b. Angelia G. Andrews, MD - Family Medicine, Active


c. Ashraf Mihanni, MD - Internal Medicine/Hospitalist,

Active Staff

d. Charles C. Carter, MD - Family Medicine, Courtesy


e. Tom S. Carter, MD - Emergency Medicine, Courtesy


The board approved to cover the expenses for Hartgraves and Dr. Knight to attend the 2014 Quail Breakfast in Washington DC April 7 - 10.

Before adjourning, financials for the month of January were reported, ending with a net income of $634,169 and a year to date net income of $1,438,399.

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