At this week’s hospital Board of Trustee meeting, Bill Wilson reported on physician recruitment activity. He said that Dr. Rebecca Wotherspoon, Pediatrician, has accepted a position with Jackson County Memorial Hospital, and will join the Pediatric Clinic in late February. Recruitment efforts continue in Family Practice and Pediatrics.
Also at the meeting, Dan Jensen and Diane King, from Charles Schwab, presented the 401k Plan Service and Strategy Review to include the plan demographics as of December 2012 and gave an investment review as of the third quarter of 2012.
Bonnie McAskill, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, presented the JCMH Community Benefit report for the year ending June 30, 2012. JCMH contributed a total of $1,889,335 in traditional charity care, unpaid cost of Medicaid, community activities and sponsorships. Included in the report is the total amount of bad debt of $3,799,456.
Jim King reported from the Performance Improvement Council meeting that was held on Dec. 5.
Michelle Ford reported that the outreach clinics had a total of 205 admissions and 139 outpatient procedures and observations that were contributed to JCMH for the month of November.
Fixed Assets from Funded Depreciation and Designated Funds to Funded Depreciation were approved in the amount of $203,112.49.
The board approved a resolution for Dr. Melinda Powers in appreciation for serving as Chief of Staff for JCMH Medical Staff for the 2011 – 2012 term.
The board approved a resolution for Dr. Richard Katseres in appreciation for serving as the Physician Representative for JCMH Medical Staff for the 2011 – 2012 term.
Dr. Powers, Chief of Staff, reported from the JCMH Medical Staff Executive Committee meeting that was held on Dec. 10. The Board approved the following recommendations:
Medical Staff Physician Representative:
Joe Leverett, MD
Andrew M Hoelscher, MD – Emergency Mecidine, Courtesy Staff
Phillip H. Hurta, DO – Emergency Medicine, Courtesy Staff
Amber Becker, APRN-CNP – Women’s Health Associates, Affiliate Staff
Johnny Sacco, APRN – CRNA – Anesthesia, Affiliate Staff
Stephen Snell, MD – Otolaryngology, Courtesy Staff
Request for Category Change:
Charles Carter, MD – Active Staff to Courtesy Staff
Financials for the month of November ended with a net loss of $128,597, and a year-to-date net loss of $181,930.