Trustee Minutes of October, 2021
Board Meeting Minutes
Mt. Grant General Hospital
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Present: Richard Schumann, Chairperson; Jona Roberts, Business Office Manager; Hugh Qualls, Administrator; Tamiya Ferguson, Acute DON; Karen Womack, Member; Hunter Bolanos; HR Assistant, Dr. Ruch; Chief of Staff; Sandrae Lehman, CFO
Absent: Nancy Rutherford, Co-Chairperson; Richard Schumann, Chairperson, Tamiya Ferguson, DON/RN
—Call to Order
The meeting of the Mt. Grant General Hospital Board of Trustees was called to order at 11:40 a.m. by member Michelle Dow.
–General Public Comments
—Approval of minutes
The minutes from the Thursday, September 23rd, 2021, minutes were approved as amended with a motion by Karen Womack seconded by Paula Reed. Motion carries.
—Financial Report – Sandrae Lehman, CFO
Month of September 5.7mil cash 985k held in investment. 128 days cash on hand, an improvement by 5 days of prior month. PPP Loan Forgiveness application was approved. Operating budget, revenue, and expenses reviewed for the month of September. COVID Relief fund applications have been submitted for phase 4. Financial Statement for September 2021 was approved with a motion by Karen Womack and seconded by Paula Viani-Reed. Motion carries
- Trustee of the Month – Richard Schumann(absent)
- Emergency Department — Tamiya Ferguson. Copy attached to original minutes. Report presented by Hugh Qualls. Ongoing problems with emergency v. non-emergent visits.
- Pharmacy —Tamiya Ferguson. Copy attached to original minutes. Presented by Hugh Qualls explained the positive changes in the pharmacy.
- Patient Safety – Tamiya Ferguson. Copy attached to original minutes. Hugh Qualls highlighted the areas of concern including COVID-19 positivity rate for Mineral County.
- Administrator – Hugh Qualls. Copy attached to original minutes.
Staffing Report – Jonalee Roberts
- Revenue/Expenses: UPL
- Rural Physicians Group
- Dr. Miller, Surgeon
- Hemsely: Radiology
- WNPF: CT
- COVID Mitigation
- Staff vax rate v. County
- Staffing (covered above)
- Annual Meetings: Board Member needed
- RHC 12/8 8-10
- CAH 12/15 11:30-1
- Next meeting: December 2
—Review, discussion and appropriate action on employee medical, dental, and vision coverage effective January 1, 2022
Motion to table due to no report employee medical, dental, and vision coverage effective January 1, 2022 was made by Paula Viani-Reed and seconded by Karen Womack. Motion carries.
—Review, discussion and appropriate action on proxy privileging for Telemedicine Roster for Physicians
A motion to approve privileges to roster of physicians was made by Paula Viani-Reed and seconded by Karen Womack. Motion carries.
—Review, discussion and appropriate action on recommendation from the Medical Staff to grant privileges to David Garvey, MD, initial Emergency Medicine/Hospitalist; Cathey Hamman, APRN, initial Psychiatry; Denis Williams, APRN, initial Psychiatry; Geoffrey McWilliams, DO, initial Consulting Radiology
A motion to approved privileges for roster of physicians was made by Paula Viani-Reed and seconded by Karen Womack. Motion carries.
—Trusty Comments/ Future Agenda Items
—General Public Comments
Meeting was adjourned at 12:40 pm with a motion by Karen Womack and seconded by Michelle Dow. Motion carries.