An Economic Assessment Report Community Impact Associated to Glen Rose Medical Center


 

An Economic Assessment Report Community Impact Associated to Glen Rose Medical Center
 


5 February 2009 at 1:22:06 PM
pharper

You can read it here but I find a few things interesting.

1. This would come out now right before the election so people will think about the impact it has when voting.

2. The largest cost is:

Salaries & Benefits

$ 13,779,355

wonder how much of that goes to whom. If this passes then we will be able to request and get this information through open records requests but now it is hidden because of the private foundation. Be careful what you ask for as you just might get it as you have to follow the rules that come with taxing people which means opening up your books to the public for lots of scrutiny.


Permalink
     Views: 1421 
Latest Blog Post by pharper -Glen Rose Medical Center posted a patient record online and it stayed there for nearly 2 years
Comments!  
1 - salon   5 Feb 2009 @ 2:42:34 PM 

I don't recall but wasn't part of this in the slide presentation. Wonder how much the study costs.


Latest Blog Post by salon -Just leaving this here-about Trump's moral depravity re: fallen troops
2 - avoter   5 Feb 2009 @ 8:15:28 PM 

Yes, I understand that our Chamber of Commerce emailed this to everybody on their list today.  Who is the new COC president/chairman? Coincidence?



3 - humanbeing   5 Feb 2009 @ 9:48:07 PM 

The hospital, nursing home, laboratory and radiology operate 24/7. Certified, licensed personnel probably make between $20 and $35 an hour plus benefits (the high cost of health insurance is driving GRMC into the ditch along with many other employers).

GRMC also has an Outpatient Surgery and 24 hour Emergency Room. Then there are nurse's aides, phlebotomists, medical transciptionists, billing specialists, secretaries, human resource, social workers, house keeping staff, pharmacy, maintenence, and of course, physicians and administration.

Let's not forget that GRMC has been quite solvent all these years, generating (until recently) the income it needs to operate. How come no one wants to talk about that? 

Is GRMC trying to hide something? I don't think so. I support our hospital.


Latest Blog Post by humanbeing -State Department Admits It Doesn't Know Keystone XL's Exact Route
4 - humanbeing   5 Feb 2009 @ 9:55:40 PM 

 Just read the study. It speaks for itself.


Latest Blog Post by humanbeing -State Department Admits It Doesn't Know Keystone XL's Exact Route
5 - salon   6 Feb 2009 @ 8:42:42 AM 

HB-this has nothing to do with whether a private foundation that leases from Somervell County residents is solvent or not. Except, perhaps, that now that it apparently may not be, GRMC is asking the taxpayers to declare a hospital district so that taxpayers can pay for the hospital directly.

The economic study is talking about the benefits of a hospital to our area. Mike Ford has already said, I'm paraphrasing, that Somervell County would be determined to have a hospital here. And why not? They own the land, the building and the equipment.


Latest Blog Post by salon -Just leaving this here-about Trump's moral depravity re: fallen troops
 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

Latest Posts

Just leaving this here-about Trump's moral depravity re: fallen troops
salon 10/17/2017

Trump's Moral Vacuum - Bullies and Trumpcare
salon 10/17/2017

Some Interesting Logical Fallacy Resources
salon 10/17/2017

Plans for Somervell County Salon - October 2017
salon 10/12/2017

Somervell County Jail Logs/Sheriff Incident Reports/Fire-EMS - Sept 1 2017 thru Oct 10 2017
salon 10/12/2017

Kudos to Brian Watts and John Curtis (Somervell County) re: Check Registers (2017)
salon 10/12/2017




Comments

salon > Saw this video today   (Pesky Black Buzzards)

salon > Adding a comment after Donald Trump's false equivalence of the KKK/Nazi/White Supremacy rally in Charlottesville. (Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas Back in the News-Internet Sex Sting with Pastor)

salon > Update on letter grading from Texas Lege May 2017 In the compromise version of the bill, schools and districts would be graded in three categories: student achievement, student progress and closi.... (Letter Grades in 2017 for Glen Rose ISD and Brazos River Charter Schools)

salon > 4/3/2017-Update on the American Humanist Assoc vs Birdville ISD case. In March 2017 - A federal appeals court on Monday said a Texas school board may open its meetings with student-led prayers with.... (Religious News and Notes from the Distaff Side - 5/14/2016)













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