Monthly Archives: February 2011

Finance Committee – 2/23

The agenda and materials are posted on the website.   Most of the action items will be presented at the District Board Meeting. 1.  January financials.  Highlights are cash was 10k at the end of January.  Net income was +24k due … Continue reading

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Notes for 2/7

Because of the delay, I don’t know how complete I can make these notes. 1.  Announcements from closed session – Reports approved. 2.  Consent Calendar approved. 3.  ECG Monitoring system is old, outdated, and prone to glitches.  The ER had … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis?

So if the Hospital is going to close (only my opinion), what happens to the Healthcare District? First, the District is not just the acute care services at the hospital although that is its most visible piece.  There is a … Continue reading

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Placeholder on 2/7 Meeting Notes

1.  Although discussion of the memo in the material was not deferred, I came away no more the wiser.  The Hospital missed the 1/1/2002 deadline.  OSHPD has taken no license action for this clear violation of the regulations in the … Continue reading

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2/7 Meeting – Official Agenda and Attachments Posted

Here. If there was any way to post them sooner, I wish that Hospital management would try.  I know that there are limited resources, but with meetings being on a Monday, the late Friday afternoon postings I think, limit review … Continue reading

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TINSTAAFL or TISATAAFL?

Better Care, Lower Cost  – Atul Gawande in the New Yorker.  This article interested me because it is exactly what I hope for in pushing for a restructuring the Healthcare District (not the specific technique described here, but the concept … Continue reading

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