ADOPTED - MAY 27, 2003
AGENDA ITEM NO. 16
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AN AGREEMENT WITH INGHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH PHYSICIAN SERVICES
WHEREAS, Ingham County has contracted with Ingham Regional Medical Center (IRMC) for three years to provide physician staffing to Women's Health Services; and
WHEREAS, the Women's Health Clinic provides family planning services to about 4,500 women each year, prenatal care to about 600 women a year, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program services to about 850 women a year and managed care and other OB-GYN services; and
WHEREAS, the Health Department is very satisfied with the service provided by IRMC in Women's Health; and
WHEREAS, the Health Department is recommending that the contract with IRMC be continued for a three year period in the amount of $50,400 per year.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Health Department is authorized to enter into a three year contract with Ingham Regional Medical Center for physicians services in Women's Health.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that services shall include: 1) 20 hours of physician coverage for clinics held at Women's Health Services; 2) physician back-up for prenatal care services provided by Nurse Practitioners in centers other than Women's Health Services to include physician visits, chart review, and labor and delivery services for prenatal patients of Health Department locations in Leslie, Stockbridge, St. Lawrence and Willow Plaza; 3) labor and delivery of all ICHD parental patients; 4) 24 hour/365 day after hours call and hospital services for all ICHD OB-GYN patients; 5) after hours call and hospital services for primary care patients of the Women's Health Center; 6) Consultation, chart review and educational support for the nurse practitioners of the Women's Health Center; 7) four hours per week of physician time to serve as the on-site Medical Director for Women's Health Services; 8) designated physician who serves as medical director of the Health Department in the absence of the Department's Medical Director.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the Agreement after review by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Dedden, Weatherwax-Grant, Celentino, Swope, Hertel, Severino
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 5/19/03
FINANCE: Yeas: Grebner, Swope, Dedden, Hertel, Thomas, Minter
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 5/21/03