ADOPTED - OCTOBER 23, 2007
Agenda Item No. 23
Introduced by the Human Services, County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A LOOP ELECTROSURGICAL EXCISION PROCEDURE UNIT FOR THE HEALTH DEPARTMENTíS CEDAR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
WHEREAS, Ingham County Health Department operates a Womenís Health Services Clinic within its Cedar Community Health Center; and
WHEREAS, the Womenís Health Services Clinic medical providers do not currently have the resources to perform a Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) necessitating a referral to an external provider; and
WHEREAS, LEEP is a standard medical office procedure designed to diagnose and/or treat the uterine cervix (neck of the womb) of women with abnormal Pap tests; and
WHEREAS, the Medical Director for Womenís Health has indicated that this is a procedure that should be performed on-site and has recommended the purchase of a LEEP unit; and
WHEREAS, the Deputy Health Officer for Community Health Care Services has performed a revenue analysis and has indicated that the return on investment for a LEEP unit from billable procedures would cover the unitís purchase before the end of fiscal year 2008; and
WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize the capital purchase of a LEEP unit with a maximum expenditure of $5,000.00.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the purchase of a LEEP unit not to exceed $5,000.00.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County Controller is authorized to amend the Health Departmentís 2008 Budget in order to implement this resolution.
HUMAN SERVICES:† Yeas:† Hertel, Bahar-Cook, Soule, Severino
†† ††††Nays:† None†††† Absent:† Grebner, Schor††† Approved 10/15/07†
COUNTY SERVICES:† Yeas:† De Leon, Nolan, Copedge, Soule, Severino, Dougan
†††††† Nays:† None†††† Absent:† None††† Approved 10/16/07†
FINANCE:† Yeas:† Celentino, Weatherwax-Grant, Grebner, Hertel, Tennis, Dougan
†††††††† Nays:† None†††††† Absent:† None††††† Approved 10/17/07