The Board of Trustees for the Boone County Hospital met Tuesday morning. Among business items discussed:
Long time Chief Financial Officer Dave Mellet is no longer with the Boone County Hospital. Interim CFO Joe Debbin has been appointed by Quorom Health Resources, the hospital management and administration group which oversees the Boone County hospital. QHR has posted the CFO position and is in the process of accepting applications. After they narrow the field of qualified candidates, Hospital CEO Joe Smith and the Board will begin the interview process.
In regard to Physician recruitment, with the support of Dr Tracy McIntyre, a candidate has been offered a position as an OB/GYN doctor. This would be a replacement for Dr Emily Chang, who has resigned from her position with the Boone Hospital.
The preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year was distributed to the Board. Joe Smith’s recommendation on the budget was presented and accepted. The actual budget will be presented for final action at the Board of Trustees meeting on June 27 at 7pm