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BHC Auxilliary - February 2019 Minutes

BROADWATER HEALTH CENTER AUXILIARY

February 5, 2019

 

The Broadwater Health Center Auxiliary meeting was called to order by Nancy Marks at 7:04 p.m. There were 12 persons in attendance on a snowy evening. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The financial report showed a balance of $11,652.39. The financial report was approved.

2018 Hospital Utilization

A Message From the Administrator

WHERE WE Were:
 
In 2012, the hospital’s Board of Directors was searching for someone with the  expertise and experience to help resurrect the closed nursing home and the nearly closed BHC hospital and clinic. They selected me due to my past turnaround experience to start October 31st 2012. 
 

Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards Broadwater Health Center Grant for CT Scanner

Townsend, Mont.—The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded Broadwater Health Center a $400,000 grant to purchase a 64-slice computer tomography (CT) scanner. Since 2015, the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Rural Healthcare Program has awarded over $30 million to outfit 79 of the region’s hospitals with state-of-the-art CT scanners to help them provide the best care to patients close to home. 

WIC Announcement

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ShoutOut to the BHC Dietary Department

BHC dietary department provides nutritious, attractive, and palatable food to patients, staff, and visitors, while maintaining high standards of sanitation, production, and service to all customers. Eight employees, including a manager and one Registered Dietitian serve an average of 25,000 meals a year to patients and cater an additional 325 special functions and meetings. The Registered Dietitian not only ensures that nutritional needs are being met, but also that patients receive proper nutrition counseling if necessary.

Welcome new team member Zoe Travis

Zoe Travis RN, the new Clinical Informatics Nurse joins the Broadwater Health Center team!  As the Clinical Informatics Nurse she will be helping the organization to utilize the electronic healthcare record system to the best of its ability.

Humana is On Board!

Over the past several weeks Broadwater Health Center (BHC) has been working with Humana to expedite a contract to help those residents affected by the Medicare Advantage cut. BHC has been engaged in contract negotiations with Humana in the effort to participate in their Medicare Advantage product since October 2017, when we learned that Blue Cross Blue Shield would no longer be serving our community with a Medicare plan.

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