Video from Budget and Finance Committee-Somervell County Hospital District- Glen Rose Medical CenterSomervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

Video from Budget and Finance Committee-Somervell County Hospital District- Glen Rose Medical Center
 


27 April 2016 at 8:41:38 AM
salon

Agenda

Full video

Selected clips of some of this.

Rough transcript -Whitsett- And I'd also like to mention, you'll see that this last week was very odd that on Friday we received both our IGT of 85 thousand came through, the 50 thousand we were due back because the cost report came in and the tpbacco settlement which was only 48k this year, last year it was 60k. We had 3 different electronic payments set on Friday... it would have been better if it had been the payroll date  

Harper: I've heard that some people were told that paychecks were going to be late.

Whitsett: Well, not all employees.. it wasn't employees it was admin and doctors, we delayed payroll by a day. due to the cashflow.

Harper: Now (unintelligible) Texas workforce commission? I don't know, I have no clue

Whitsett: No Ray met with all of the doctors and all of the admin and we agreed that was the best thing to do because we needed to make payroll for the employees, just salaried, admin staff and the doctors. 

Harper Do you see that happening again?

Whitsett: It's quite possible. WE're in a money cash spot because of this luminant deal.We do the best we can but it's possible. With those payments that came in we were able to go back and make the payments

Rough transcript: Whitsett: On the clinic side on revenues for the month we were down with a net loss of  116,914 for the month and for year 864,454.

Rough transcript: Harper: So, the Glen Rose Healthcare Inc 501a income statement for 6 months (unintelligible). So the revenues from outpatient care 2.6 million dollars but yet the salaries is 1.2 mililon dollars. So almost half of the revenue made is taken up in salaries and that's with discounts, the 1.3 million, so almost all that money was spent  (Whitsett nods head). 

Whitsett: And you know that each doctor, they have their own contracts, they negotiate that separately and that's for a year and for that year it remains that. This is common knowledge but Dr Laughtner's last day is May 31... the other doctors will absorb his patients. ... we had a meeting with the department directors and said we have to make some hard decisions, Ray told them to go back to their departments and talk about it with their staff, meeting on Thursday, cost savings, trying to get all departments involved in this. I think it was kind of an eye opener for all employees. 

Nabors: A lot of money

Rough transcript Whitsett- for Pecan gross revenue was 450,898. The hospital revenue last month we had a problem with the reports that are generated and it shows Dr Carpenter's gross revenue on the hospital side and that was missing last month. Still don't have a report, Kelly's working on it, These numbers are going to change, that's what I'm trying to tell you, also the rehab now that it's up and running we'll see more expenses, we'll have to pull (unintelligible) salaries. 

Rough transcript: Harper I'll just state again. I don't think we should spend our money there, at all, or operating in any capacity. 

Burroughs: We're actually not spending money there 

What Burroughs said is actually not true. She ought to know that since she's one of the board members that voted to get loans for the clinic, for example, to remodel it. 

Harper We shouldn't be operating outside the district. We're a non-profit entity with the IRS and the State of Texas, we shouldn't be operating in a for-profit capacity outside the district, especially when that district doesn't charge their taxes to the hospital district ..

Rough transcript: Harper: So that check to Somervell County Appraisal District, was that for that lawyer's ..

Whitsett: For the legal fees, yes.And quite honestly, it's still sitting on my desk. 

Harper: Here's a question. Why are we paying Liz Morgan? 

Whitsett. Has to do with an expense check that she had before she left, we were obigated to pay that. 

Rough Transcript: Harper: So we spent $1900 for a dinner for a doctor we didn't end up hiring.

Whitsett: We did try to hire her, she went somewhere else. ... That was lodging? Not positive if that was for the whole thing. She was there for 2 nights. 

Burroughs: We wouldn't have paid for wine

Whitsett: Another Inn on the River- dr Ramsay for peer reviews, doesn't say lodging, the other one specifically says lodging. 

Rough Transcript: Nabors: Is this the lowest we've been on days cash on hand in a while?

Whitsett: Um, it was four before we got those IGT money, before that yes it was down to four.

Harper: We have been broke since we have been here

Whitsett: That was smart-alecky

Harper: Well, sorry

Rough transcript: Harper: I say it's because we keep spending money in Pecan.

Burroughs. Right because it costs money to treat sick people

Harper: Right, sick people in our district. 

Whitsett: That's all I had unless you have questions.

Burroughs: What is going to be done?

Whitsett: Are you asking my opinion about what we're going to do? .. We've been talking. I don't know how much more expenses on the hospital side we can keep. At some point you don't have any fat to (unintelligible). We might have to close down departments, not sure, we're talking about several different things. Luminant 4th of 5th of May so hopefully we'll know something by then. Unless you have some recommendations.

Burroughs: I was just worrying about where mine was coming from.

Harper: I do. I have some recommendations. 

Burroughs: Why don't we close our clinic in Pecan?

Harper: That's a good start

(?soemone off camera) Those are people that pay their bills 

Harper: Cease Pecan operations. Emergency room services only, end the contract with the 501a, we hire a few doctors directly to work directly for the district so we're not losing all this money through the doctors. (unintelligible) contracts have been approved by Ray Reynolds. 

Burroughs Hospital services count for 3/4 of our profit. 

Harper: WE're not here for profit, I keep getting back to that.

Burroughts. You have to have additional tax money if you're going to keep it open if you weren't generating something

 

There's one more clip I did, but I'm saving it for its own post. Brett Nabors gets snippy with Paul Harper


Permalink Tags:          
     Views: 815 
Latest Blog Post by salon -Video- Somervell County Commissioners Court Special Sessions (2) Dec 23 2019
More Posts You Might Enjoy
Sheriff Logs, Jail Logs, Fire Logs from Nov 15, 2019 through Dec 18, 2019
Somervell County Hospital District CFO Report from Dec 5 2019 and I-35 Clinic Info
Part of your RAISED Somervell County Hospital District taxes going for Pecan Clinic in Hood County
Should Somervell County Hospital District Keep Records Past 90 days? They voted to delete video

 You! Leave a Comment! You Know you Want To!
You must be a registered member to comment on the blog.
Your first post is held pending approval to make sure you're not a spammer bot

 Not registered? Or you can login!

LOGON - Name:Password:

New poster comments are moderated, meaning they won't show up until approved... or not.  Be patient-we have lives outside this blog, so it might take awhile You want to be rude? totally stupid? inappropriate? Racist? Bigoted? Flame war baiter? Your post may be deleted. Spammers or people posting pretend interest comments but really wanting to hawk their latest book or sell stuff or govt propaganda flacks won't see their posts published. Comments do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the site owner(salon).
If you have a problem with logging in or registering, please speak up right away. Love your comments. Oh, except spammers
More on commenting



     

Click Here for Main Page



Guest
Today Is  
Monday, January 20, 2020

Latest Posts


Paul Harper offered to settle State of Texas ex rel. Best v Harper lawsuit for $68k back in 2016
pharper 12/29/2019 Views 550



Video- Somervell County Commissioners Court Special Sessions (2) Dec 23 2019

salon 12/23/2019 Views 575



Top 100 Posts on Somervell County Salon for 2019

salon 12/22/2019 Views 390



Plans for Somervell County Salon Blog for 2020
salon 12/22/2019 Views 302



Imagine you were called up for jury duty and some people said they'd already made up their mind
salon 12/22/2019 Views 317



National Review on Removing Trump from Office (12/2019)
salon 12/22/2019 Views 310


More Blog Headlines








 



Comments

salon > Quick update on this, via Pacer-Click on pic to see larger (Turk Case Update- Telephone Conference Hearing Set for March 8 2019 )

salon > Lance Been awhile. Send me an email at salon@glenrose.net with the names of who you're talking about, above. Also, the newspaper editor is no longer local, ie officed here, but the paper is run.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I'd love to see the Hotel Guest books and see if Jacene's name shows up long before he officially *found* the tracks.  I'd like to know if the Visitor's Bureau has emails wit.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I see the land or that part of it is now in the hands of Glen Rose's own Corky Underwood. Is Jacene still involved?   I had already informed the Visitor Bureau manager (who's.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )





Home | Blog Home | About | News | Piazza | Calendar | Audio/Video/Open Rec | Search
Write!  |profile | quotes |
top Daily | top Weekly |top Month | top Year | Top All! | archives | subscribe RSS