Board Minutes

PROSSER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING MINUTES

 

Thursday, August 1, 2002, 7:00 pm

E. E. Whitehead Conference Room

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, September 26, 2002, 7:00 pm

I.                  CALL TO ORDER

Jack Schroeder called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.

Commissioners:         

Dorothy Luglan, Cathy Stevens, Jack Schroeder, Patricia OBrien, Bob Yahn, Al Raap, Steve Kenny

Hospital Staff:

Jim Tavary, Julie Petersen, Leann Anderson, Stephanie Williams, Steve Broussard, Teresa Martinez, Howard Saxton, Wanda Roberts

Medical Staff:

Ben Sonnichsen, MD

II.                MINUTES

It was moved by Cathy Stevens, seconded by Dorothy Luglan and passed by the Board to approve minutes of the August 29, 2002 Board Meeting as presented.

III.              REPORTS

a.      FINANCE

Bad Debt/Charity Care

It was moved by Cathy Stevens, seconded by Patricia OBrien and passed by the Board to approve 337 bad debt accounts totaling $63,836.68 going to pre-collect, and 3 charity care accounts totaling $2,122.44.

Voucher Lists

It was moved by Cathy Stevens, seconded by Bob Yahn and approved by the Board to pay payroll vouchers 21184 through 21578 and A/P vouchers 26677 through 27091, sum of the two types totaling $1,027,069.99.

Personal Expense Claims

It was moved by Patricia OBrien, seconded by Dorothy Luglan and approved by the Board to pay 4 pre-approved, budgeted travel personal expense claims in the amount of $1,114.49.

Resolution 756, Surplus Property

It was moved by Cathy Stevens, seconded by Patricia OBrien and passed by the Board to approve Resolution 756 for Surplus Property.


 

b.     Medical Staff

Dr. Sonnichsen reported on the approved change in staff status for Dr. Elerding to Courtesy Staff from Active Staff.  The Executive Committee approved the credentialing file for Ellen Schreiber, MD.  No QMM memos were submitted. 

c.     CEO Report

Dr. Sheik Khan has signed with YVFWC.

Disaster drill was held today at 1:00pm.  We had a debriefing process after the drill; was a learning experience.  Will revisit to review process and make improvements.  Scenario was a bleacher collapsing at the Prosser Middle School.  Dorothy Luglan would like to be involved in the future; Steve Broussard said we would be in contact with her.

 IV.             NEW BUSINESS

a.      Accept imaging center as complete

There is a one (1) year warranty on the project at close.  Julie distributed project reconciliation on the CT Project, Interior Upgrades and Stewart Parking lot.  It was moved by Cathy Stevens, seconded by Bob Yahn and approved by the Board to accept the project as complete.

b.     allied consulting services

Jim requested approval to enter into a contract with Allied Consulting Services to recruit for a Nurse Practitioner, OB Registered Nurse, Medical Technician for Lab, Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist. 

It was moved by Dorothy Luglan, seconded by Bob Yahn and approved by the board to enter into a contract with Allied Consulting Services. 

c.     Capital Equipment Requests

Steve Broussard gave a presentation requesting a new roof for the Service Building.  Steve described the Service Building background, what the building is currently housing, roof information, roofing systems, gave examples of products, and provided cost proposals. 

It was moved by Dorothy Luglan, seconded by Cathy Stevens and approved by the Board to accept the bid by Rapid Roof Systems Incorporated, CPA System of $22,800 (and other structural repairs as needed, cost unknown at this point).

Teresa Martinez, Manager for Food Services gave a presentation requesting a new freezer.  Teresa explained that they are preparing extra meals for meetings and orientation and are at full capacity. 

It was moved by Patricia OBrien, seconded by Bob Yahn and approved by the Board to accept the bid of $2,872 for a Double Door Freezer. 

V.               EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Board adjourned to executive session at 8:45pm.

VI.             ADJOURNMENT

Executive Session was adjourned at 9:15pm.

VII.           FUTURE MEETING DATES         

October 24, 2002

             November 21, 2002

 

__________________________                                _____________________________

Stephen Kenny, Commissioner                                    Jack Schroeder, Commissioner

President of the Board                                                   Secretary of the Board