The Decatur County Memorial Hospital Board met on Thursday.
The January review of investments and capital purchases were approved.
There was a financial report presented to the board. There were 439 patient days total and they are right in line with the budget. There were 24 births in the hospital, one more than budgeted. They had a total gross revenue of $14.9 million. The balance sheet was strong for the month of January. The report was approved. The finance committee gave a report. They discussed the work plan for 2021 and went over the financials. They also reviewed the capital requests. The report was approved. The risk management audit committee gave a report. The discussed the audit process and are currently preplanning for the audit. The report was approved.
The updated conflict of interest statement was approved.
Rex McKinney gave a CEO update. The medical arts plaza has been coming along nicely. They are continuing their technology pursuit with a new nurse call system to help with communication. Vaccinations have been going smoothly with 150-220 people a day being vaccinated.
The purchase of capital items were approved. There was approval needed for the finalization of the Lincoln Street property acquisition. This was approved. Work plans were approved.
There was a discussion on the bylaw changes for the medical staff. They had been in the process of being looked at for a while before Covid stopped it from continuing. They had legal do reviews and then went through them with a committee to update everything to streamline the ability of the medical staff. This was approved.
All one year provisional periods met were approved. All applications for appointment to the medical staff were approved. All resignations from the medical staff were approved.
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