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Washington County Hospital
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Conference Rooms A and B

 

Members Present:
Dale Blohm, Chair
Matt Bierman
Dan Bronke
Greg Engele
Victor Lopez
Bill Manier
J. W. Metcalf
Diane Nottmeyer

 

Members Not Present:          
Audrey Finke, excused

 

Others Present:
Nancy Newby, CEO
Dave Davenport, HR Director (exited 7:45 p.m.)
Candice Hawley, CNE, (exited 7:45 p.m.)
Ruth Kellerman, QA Coordinator; Safety/Disaster Coordinator (exited 7:45 p.m.)
Elaine Matzenbacher, CFO
Raymond Kolweier, Nashville Mayor (exited 7:34 p.m.)

 

Others Not Present:
Kim Larkin, CIO, excused
Alfonso Urdaneta, M.D., Medical Staff President, absent

 

Called to Order:         7:08 p.m.
Adjourned:                 8:34 p.m.

 

Meeting Agenda
The agenda of the January 28, 2014, meeting of the Washington County Hospital Board of Directors was presented for review and approval. 

The following amendments were made:
Add:                III. B. Introduction of CNE Candice Hawley
Add:                VI. E. RFP Audit and Cost Report

On a motion by Diane Nottmeyer and second by Greg Engele, the Board unanimously voted to approve the January 28, 2014, meeting agenda with the aforementioned amendments.

 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
Finance Committee Meeting Minutes
The following meeting minutes were presented for review and approval:

  • Board of Directors, December 30, 2013.
  • Finance Committee, November 26, 2013.

On a motion by Victor Lopez and second by J. W. Metcalf, the Board unanimously voted to approve the aforementioned meeting minutes.

 

Financial and Statistical Report
Elaine Matzenbacher, CFO, presented the Financial and Statistical Report for December 2013.  Highlights of the report were:

Total Patient Revenue was $1,710,367.  Total Provisions were $765,235.  Total Net Operating Revenue was $1,004,188.  Total Operating Expenses were 1,149,339.  Income/(Loss) from Operations was ($145,151), with YTD Income/(Loss) ($462,031).  Total Non-Operating Revenue was $31,172, with YTD Total Non-Operating Revenue of $548,215.  Total Income/(Loss) was ($113,979), with YTD Income/(Loss) $82,184.

Additional noted items:

  • Total Patient Revenues were 11.6% ($223,875) under budget.  All areas except LTC were down.
  • Contractual Adjustments were 11.6% under budget in the month.  Charity was $3,752.
  • Other Operating Revenue was $29,474 over budget in December as the balance of the Enhanced Assessment money was received.
  • Employee benefits were 29.7% over budget as claims were higher than our prefunding.
  • Total Operating Expenses were 2.6% over budget in the month.
  • The Net Loss for December is $113,979; however, year-to-date Income remained in the black at $86,184.
  • December 2013 had the worst volume in two years.  January 2014 volume looks much better.

On a motion by Matt Bierman and second by Victor Lopez, the Board unanimously voted to approve the December 2013 Financial and Statistical Report.

 

Enterprise Zone
Nashville Mayor Raymond Kohlweier is contacting all taxing bodies requesting support for the renewal of the Nashville – Washington County Enterprise Zone.  He provided details of the process and areas encompassed in the zone.

On a motion by Diane Nottmeyer and second by Victor Lopez, the Board unanimously voted to approve to provide a letter of support for the renewal of the Nashville – Washington County Enterprise Zone.

 

Laboratory Competency – Annual Report
The Board reviewed the 2013 Laboratory Staff Competency Report, which is required by TJC (The Joint Commission) accreditation organization.  All areas met compliance.

On a motion by Victor Lopez and second by Bill Manier, the Board voted unanimously to approve the 2013 Laboratory Competency Report.

 

Annual Review of Hospital Board Membership

  • An annual review of Board membership terms was conducted.  The terms of Greg Engele, Audrey Finke and J. W. Metcalf are due to expire April 30, 2014.
  • Greg Engele-yes, tentatively; J. W. Metcalf-doubtful, but will reconsider; Audrey Finke-not present, and Nancy will contact.
  • Washington County Board will be notified of their decisions.

Statement of Economic Interest
In accordance with Illinois Public Act 88-187, each WCH Board of Director is required to file a Statement of Economic Interests with the Washington County Clerk’s Office.  Board members will complete the required forms and return to Nancy to send to the clerk’s office for registration.  A receipt will be returned for WCH records.

 

Update on Budget Process
FY2014-15 budget process is on schedule. Capital and Expense forms have been distributed to supervisors.  A budget will be presented at the April Board meeting for final approval.

 

Schedule Buildings and Grounds Committee Meeting
The Buildings and Grounds Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 112014, at 6:00 p.m. in the boardroom.

 

Tour of Renovated Patient Rooms
Immediately following the meeting, Board members and staff toured newly renovated inpatient rooms one and two made possible by state funded grants.  Plans are to renovate the remaining inpatient rooms and west wing nurses station as funds become available.

 

Community Questions and Answers
Clarification was provided regarding the new CNE.

 

Closed Meeting
At 7:45 p.m. on a motion by Greg Engele and second by Diane Nottmeyer, the Board unanimously approved to enter closed session under Open Meetings Public Act 88-621 Sections 2(C)(17)(21).  Bierman AYE, Blohm AYE, Bronke AYE, Engele AYE, Lopez AYE, Manier AYE, Metcalf AYE, Nottmeyer AYE.  Motion carried.

At 8:33 p.m. on a motion by Diane Nottmeyer and second by Victor Lopez, the Board unanimously approved to leave closed session and re-enter open session.  Bierman AYE, Blohm AYE, Bronke AYE, Engele AYE, Lopez AYE, Manier AYE, Metcalf AYE, Nottmeyer AYE.  Motion carried.

 

Board of Directors Closed Meeting Minutes
The following meeting minutes were presented for review and approval:

  • Board of Directors closed, December 30, 2013.

On a motion by Victor Lopez and second by Matt Bierman, the Board unanimously voted to approve the aforementioned meeting minutes.

 

RFP for Audit and Cost Report
On a motion by Greg Engele and second by J. W. Metcalf, the Board unanimously voted to accept RFP from Eide Bailly and issue a three-year contract for audit and cost report services .

 

Adjournment
On a motion by Matt Bierman and second by J. W. Metcalf, the Board unanimously voted to adjourn the meeting at 8:34 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,


Victor Lopez, Secretary
Board of Directors
Washington County Hospital

 

 

WCH Board

Dale Blohm, Board Chairman
J.W. Metcalf, 1st Vice Chairman
Diane Nottmeyer, 2nd Vice Chairman
Victor Lopez, Secretary
Greg Engele, Treasurer

Daniel Bronke, Member

Bill Manier, Member

Audrey Finke, Member

Matt Bierman, Member

 





Administrative Team

Nancy Newby, Chief Executive Officer
Kim Larkin, Chief Information Officer
Elaine Matzenbacher, Chief Financial Officer

Dave Davenport, Human Resources Director
Ruth Kellerman, Quality Coordinator

Candice Hawley, Chief Nurse Executive


 

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