Friday, October 14, 2016

CCRHD Board Highlights - Oct 14th mtg

Present: Chair J. Massier; Directors T. Armstrong, J. Bruce, S. Forseth, B. Kemp, J. Sorley, A. Richmond, M. Wagner, R. William, B. Anderson, B. Coakley, R. Sharpe, W. Cobb, M. Campsall and TNRD Area 'E' Director S. Watson (entered meeting at 9:32am)

Meeting called to order at 9:30am

Meeting Agenda adopted/September 23rd minutes of the CCRHD Board adopted


1) The Board adopted Capital Expenditure Bylaws 121, 122 and 123 for the following capital projects:

a) Replacement of Elevators - Dunrovin Park Lodge
b) Installation of Standby Generators – GR Baker Memorial Hospital
c) Implementation of Electronic Medical Record - Northern Health region within CCRHD

2) The Board received the Hospital Consent Calendar, as of October 14th, 2016

3) The Board received an update from BC Emergency Health Services in regards to the implementation of the Community Paramedicine Initiative in communities within Interior Health

4) The Board received a press release from Northern Health - New Digital Mammography Machine for GR Baker Memorial Hospital

5) The Board approved a request from the Cariboo Foundation Hospital Trust for $33,649 representing 40% funding of a portable ultrasound machine for the Cariboo Memorial Hospital and directed a Capital Expenditure Bylaw be prepared for the November 4th CCRHD Board meeting for consideration of 3 Readings/Adoption

6) The Board received a letter from Hilary Crowley, requesting support for a full academic physiotherapy program at UNBC and that
a letter of support for a full academic physiotherapy program at UNBC be provided as requested with a copy of the letter being sent to the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Advanced Education, the MLAs, UBCM and NCLGA.

7) The Board received an written capital project update from Interior Health for the month of September 2016

8) The Board received a Public Service Announcement from Interior Health, dated October 13, 2016, advising that a project team will be available at Cariboo Memorial Hospital and 100 Mile House District General Hospital in October to offer access to MyHealthPortal

The Board adjourned at 9:43am

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