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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Brookings Health System Board of Trustees Minutes: 10/26/2017

Brookings Health System
Board of Trustees
October 26, 2017

Board of Trustees:
Present: Jim Booher, Andrew Ellsworth, Daryl Englund, Nancy Fahrenwald, James Morgan, Dick Peterson, Justin Sell, Walt Wosje; Ex-Officio: Keith Corbett, Mary Kidwiler and Ryan Krogman

Absent: Sheila Anderson

Management: Jason Merkley, CEO; Steve Lindemann, CFO; Tammy Hillestad, CNO; and Sheri Wiig, recorder.

President Wosje called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

INVITED GUESTS:
Merkley welcomed Avera Health representatives, Teri Bergeleen and Stacey Lenker, who were invited to present an update regarding the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Prairie Vista Care Organization. Progress is rolling forward to commence the Track 1 ACO in January, 2018. The application for intent to participate has been filed and the ACO will finalize agreements with CMS in mid-November. Currently, there are an estimated total of 20,000 beneficiaries assigned to the ACO. Lenker and Bergeleen also provided information on data gathering, governance, patient engagement and 2018 ACO strategy.

Guests were thanked for their informative presentation. Both exited the meeting at 5:45 p.m.

CONSENT AGENDA
A motion was made by Fahrenwald, seconded by Peterson to approve the agenda and the following consent agenda items: September 28, 2017 Board of Trustees meeting minutes and September 2017 Financials, Adjustments and Payables as follows:

September 2017 Payables:
(Vendor name and amount)
INSURANCE REFUND, $2,132.40; INSURANCE REFUND, $1,178.32; INSURANCE REFUND, $459.00; INSURANCE REFUND, $447.44; INSURANCE REFUND, $220.37; INSURANCE REFUND, $162.00; INSURANCE REFUND, $154.22; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $113.00; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $100.00; INSURANCE REFUND, $60.60; INSURANCE REFUND, $60.19; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $45.00; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $22.84; INSURANCE REFUND, $21.88; INSURANCE REFUND, $21.88; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $20.00; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $15.51; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $14.36; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $10.00; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $6.81; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $6.34; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $1.36; PATIENT REFUND CHECKS, $0.10; AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPITAL, $65,060.88; DR MARK A VOSSLER, $30,240.00; DIMENSIONAL INSIGHT, INC, $14,151.25; UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL SERVICES, INC., $11,684.00; OWENS & MINOR, $10,498.06; DR ANDREW J CHONTOS, $6,930.00; BARBARA L. ANDERSON, $6,000.00; MIMEDX GROUP, INC, $4,341.50; MIDWEST UROLOGIC STONE UNIT, $4,250.00; DR KELLY EVANS, $4,080.00; HOLOGIC, $3,952.00; CARTIVA, INC, $3,800.00; PARAGON 28, INC., $3,337.50; PHYSICIANS LABORATORY LTD, $2,954.41; MARCO, $2,631.56; OLYMPUS AMERICA INC, $2,429.96; DR ANDREW ELLSWORTH, $2,040.00; CARDINAL HEALTH 414, LLC, $1,975.27; HEARTLAND PAPER COMPANY, $1,697.75; VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS, INC., $1,637.30; MEDIACOM, $1,549.61; SMITH & NEPHEW, INC, $1,542.00; A-OX WELDING SUPPLY COMPANY, $1,312.42; BROOKINGS FUTBOL CLUB, $1,250.00; MCKESSON MEDICAL SURGICAL INC, $1,203.98; MIDWEST GLASS, INC., $1,015.06; HEARTLAND PAPER COMPANY, $978.78; STRYKER ENDOSCOPY, $841.73; TARA HEINZE, PA, $795.00; SHARI KLEINJAN, $718.18; KYLA HUNTIMER, $685.54; BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP, $675.01; TOWN & COUNTRY SHOPPER, $675.00; ACEP, $655.00; BRIAN KVAMME, $645.00; MCKEEVER INC., $635.26; MEDTOX DIAGNOSTICS, INC, $630.00; ORTHO-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS, INC., $609.29; INTEGRATED MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC, $550.00; NOVA BIOMEDICAL, $527.00; PINESTAR TECHNOLOGY INC, $525.00; BROOKINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, $500.00; SIOUX FALLS AQUATICS LLC, $500.00; KRIS ZOBEL, $473.68; RANDI BAUMAN, $466.19; ROVE STAFFING, LLC, $463.75; FISHER HEALTHCARE, $463.43; PRECISION LENS, $420.00; ASHLEY ENGELSTAD, $368.29; SHELLY DEKNIKKER, $357.59; ALLEGRA PRINT & IMAGING, $325.82; BUYERS DIRECT, INC., $322.02; SDHCA, $319.00; HUSH BABY, LLC, $315.00; CARDINAL HEALTH, $311.38; JULIE HENRY, $310.84; BROOKINGS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION, $300.00; ALLERGAN USA, INC., $274.40; EMERGENCY EDUCATION, $250.00; ASHLEY BROWN, $214.21; ITC TELECOM, $200.46; DENISE LARSON, $189.93; BAYMEDICAL PRODUCTS, $185.09; DEB AALDERKS, $182.11; KELLY PODHRADSKY, $179.23; SARSTEDT, INC., $168.90; BROOKINGS REGISTER, $167.00; AAA CABS, LLC, $160.00; SECURE BILL PAY, $159.00; JACLYN BOLDT, $157.00; CHESTERMAN COMPANY, $138.60; DEAN FOODS NORTH CENTRAL, $132.42; DISH, $129.02; DAVE'S COLLISION REPAIR CENTER, $124.00; CENTRAL BUSINESS SUPPLY, $120.04; HAYLEY PERREAULT, $118.24; TGB BRANDS, $113.00; REMEL INC, $112.75; CREATIVE PRINTING, INC, $111.07; ASHLEY HOLTER, $108.07; AMP ELECTRIC CONSTRUCTION, INC, $107.96; ARROWWOOD RESORT AND CONFERENCE, $103.32; CNA SURETY, $100.00; J & T CLEANING, $100.00; MEDELA, $99.20; LYNETTE RICHARZ, $96.30; PAN O GOLD BAKING COMPANY, $95.89; KAITLYN KROGMANN, $95.23; GREGG TEBEEST, $92.56; NINA NORDBYE, $89.88; COOK MEDICAL LLC, $89.28; SDCSS, $85.00; AMBER LARSEN, $84.74; BREG, INC., $77.29; CREST HEALTHCARE SUPPLY, $68.75; BETH NEMMERS, $56.71; PENNER PATIENT CARE INC., $49.06; EINSPAHR AUTO PLAZA INC, $46.38; GALLS, AN ARAMARK COMPANY, $42.99; JAN OLSON, $42.80; CARSTENS INC, $38.15; JENNY BICKETT, $36.38; LISA MALONE, $31.03; CENTURYLINK, $16.67; RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC., $16.56; UNITED AD LABEL, $13.47; ICU MEDICAL, INC., $13.00; LEWIS DRUG, INC., $12.92; LYNNE KAUFMANN, $11.77; FIRST BANK & TRUST, $133,533.88; BROOKINGS MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, $60,295.44; INTERSTATE OFFICE PRODUCTS, $27,605.85; HGA, $22,423.89; ST. JUDE MEDICAL, $20,400.00; OWENS & MINOR, $19,445.57; DAKOTA TRUCK UNDERWRITERS, $17,335.58; FIRST DATABANK INC, $16,290.00; CDW GOVERNMENT, $16,225.81; FFF ENTERPRISES, INC, $13,131.20; MEDICAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, INC, $10,953.00; SOUTHWEST HOSPITAL CONSULTANTS INC, $10,600.00; SD SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT PLAN, $10,508.66; BROTHERS PHARMACY & GIFTS, $9,368.47; AFLAC PREMIUM HOLDING, $8,284.66; SWIFTEL COMMUNICATIONS, $7,998.35; QIAGEN INC., $4,028.11; FISHER HEALTHCARE, $3,981.34; AVERA HEALTH, $3,822.00; CARDINAL HEALTH 414, LLC, $3,384.96; PARAGON 28, INC., $3,337.50; ALPHA MEDIA USA, LLC, $3,115.00; BRAEMAR, LLC, $2,422.41; RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT REPAIR, $2,266.59; COOKS WASTEPAPER & RECYCLING, INC., $2,251.61; STERIS CORPORATION, $2,160.54; CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY, $2,150.00; A-OX WELDING SUPPLY COMPANY, $2,085.16; HEARTLAND PAPER COMPANY, $2,074.31; LOWE'S, $2,003.59; QUALIFIED PRESORT SERVICE, LLC., $1,849.79; BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP, $1,834.89; HEARTLAND PAPER COMPANY, $1,785.55; PHYSICIANS LABORATORY LTD, $1,633.48; ABB OPTICAL GROUP, $1,348.93; TGB BRANDS, $1,279.00; MIMEDX GROUP, INC, $1,244.50; PRECISION LENS, $1,204.00; FREESTAR HEALTHCARE STAFFING, INC, $1,155.22; MEDIACOM, $1,131.89; ULINE, $1,017.50; ALLEGRA PRINT & IMAGING, $1,005.32; CARDINAL HEALTH, $905.33; ANAZAO HEALTH CORPORATION, $897.75; BROOKINGS AREA TRANSIT, $850.00; INJOY PRODUCTIONS INC., $846.00; MARY MEYER CORPORATION, $823.00; BUHL'S CLEANERS, $800.10; C.R. BARD, INC., $732.00; HIGH POINT NETWORKS, $699.00; DEAN FOODS NORTH CENTRAL, $689.09; 9 CLOUDS, $687.62; KRAVE INC, $640.00; WHIRC, $552.00; CENTRAL BUSINESS SUPPLY, $532.48; CREDIT COLLECTIONS BUREAU, $500.78; EMPIRE PRODUCTIONS LLC, $500.00; VOYA INSTITUTIONAL TRUST COMPANY, $500.00; KONE INC, $491.44; C.R. BARD, INC, $490.00; DIVISION OF CHILD SUPPORT, $435.70; STRYKER SALES CORPORATION, $423.74; LEXIS NEXIS RISK DATA MANAGEMENT IN, $405.00; BROOKINGS REGISTER, $350.00; CELLTRAK TECHNOLOGIES INC, $344.52; BROOKINGS HEALTH SYSTEM-AMG, $301.86; COOK MEDICAL LLC, $293.32; ABDALLAH CANDIES INC, $266.21; FIRST BANK AND TRUST, $265.00; LAKE SHORE LAWN CARE, $260.00; TRUGREEN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, $251.35; ARLINGTON MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, $250.50; CREATIVE PRINTING, INC, $232.84; SARSTEDT, INC., $224.82; BROOKINGS AREA UNITED WAY, $209.35; AVERA MEDICAL GROUP RADIOLOGY, $204.53; DAKOTA DATA SHRED, INC, $185.54; PHILIPS HEALTHCARE, $175.68; PAN O GOLD BAKING COMPANY, $171.76; LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES, INC., $171.00; NU-TECH ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, $170.00; BREIT LAW OFFICE, PC, $164.47; MCKESSON MEDICAL SURGICAL INC, $158.68; ALYSSA HALSEIDE, $158.36; KARA SCHMIDT, $157.00; CHESTERMAN COMPANY, $144.60; MIX DRY CLEANERS, INC., $121.50; BEV COTTON, $119.57; SALTER LABS, $115.23; CITY OF VOLGA, $111.53; REBECCA PALUCH, $110.16; REMEL INC, $109.64; ECOWATER SYSTEMS OF BROOKINGS, $104.58; FIRST COLLECTIONS, INC., $100.00; OLYMPUS AMERICA INC, $93.05; RUSHMORE SERVICE CENTER, LLC, $90.00; ALIMED INC, $80.62; PRAIRIE STRIDERS RUNNING CLUB, $75.00; CULINEX, $67.20; ACCOUNTS MANAGEMENT INC, $50.00; AVERA MEDICAL GROUP RADIOLOGY, $50.00; PERFORMANCE HEALTH SUPPLY, INC, $49.95; C R BARD INC, $47.00; RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC., $30.54; LEANIN' TREE, $30.28; BOOSTER & ADVERTISING AGENCY LLC, $30.00; AMANDA TROWBRIDGE, $25.00; UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL SERVICES, INC., $23.75; MIDWEST GLASS, INC., $23.11; LISA RASMUSSEN, $100.00; INTERSTATE OFFICE PRODUCTS, $204,906.20; CAREFUSION 211, INC, $34,280.60; UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL SERVICES, INC., $24,830.38; MMIC INSURANCE, INC, $24,226.00; AEGIS THERAPIES, INC, $22,452.77; PRIDE NEON INC., $20,812.46; OWENS & MINOR, $16,608.56; CREDIT-COLLECTIONS-BUREAU, $10,139.20; INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC., $9,549.85; PDS INC., $9,180.00; STRYKER ORTHOPAEDICS, $8,990.60; RYCAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC., $7,519.64; PARAGON 28, INC., $6,484.00; SKYE ORTHOBIOLOGICS, $5,686.25; WMG-DAKOTA, LLC, $5,467.50; STRYKER ENDOSCOPY, $4,810.35; HEARTLAND PAPER COMPANY, $4,744.57; NORTHWESTERN ENERGY, $4,598.28; AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPITAL, $4,400.96; MENTOR WORLDWIDE LLC, $4,324.06; SWIFTEL CENTER, $3,750.00; PRECISION LENS, $3,124.40; BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY, $2,951.07; 605 CUSTOM DESIGN LLC, $2,937.25; STATE HYGIENIC LABORATORY-ACCT REC, $2,775.00; BAUSCH & LOMB SURGICAL, $2,570.40; SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS, $2,260.80; BAYER HEALTHCARE, $2,110.36; 9 CLOUDS, $2,005.00; JENNIFER MENDEL, $1,980.00; DAVE'S WINDOW CLEANING INC, $1,960.00; OLYMPUS AMERICA INC, $1,887.92; ULINE, $1,587.60; ROBERT HYK, $1,457.50; SHERI JO GIBSON, NP, $1,433.00; AVERA MEDICAL GROUP BROOKINGS, $1,432.67; MEDIVATORS, $1,395.00; VERIZON WIRELESS, $1,348.14; ID AMERICA, $1,315.39; STERIS CORPORATION, $1,300.51; PRAETORIAN DIGITAL, $1,200.00; MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATIONS, $1,000.00; FISHER HEALTHCARE, $988.66; AVERA HOME MEDICAL, $987.00; BP OF BROOKINGS, INC, $861.35; FASTENAL COMPANY, $782.09; FOERSTER OFFICE & JANITORIAL SUPPLY, $742.30; AMBER OVERBY, $645.00; CITY OF BROOKINGS, $604.36; DEAN FOODS NORTH CENTRAL, $574.18; STERICYCLE, INC., $564.73; CARDINAL HEALTH, $557.89; MINUTEMAN PRESS, $546.71; LIMBERTWIG PRESS, $510.00; ANDERSON CLEANING, $500.00; SOUTH DAKOTA SAFETY COUNCIL, $450.00; GE HEALTHCARE, $431.95; BIOMERIEUX, INC, $423.02; ORTHO-CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS, INC., $416.19; MCKEEVER INC., $403.55; WALTER WOSJE, $400.00; DR CATHY LEADABRAND, $386.28; SARSTEDT, INC., $379.38; CREATIVE PRINTING, INC, $379.00; MINN-KOTA PEST SERVICES, INC., $378.23; REMEL INC, $361.07; BREG, INC., $355.88; CONMED LINVATEC CORP., $349.95; BUHL'S CLEANERS, $340.40; DIAGNOSTICA STAGO, INC, $335.55; CULLIGAN, $329.00; BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION, $309.24; DARYL ENGLUND, $300.00; DR ANDREW ELLSWORTH, $300.00; JAMES M BOOHER, $300.00; JAMES MORGAN, $300.00; JUSTIN G SELL, $300.00; NANCY FAHRENWALD, $300.00; RICHARD H PETERSON, $300.00; SHEILA ANDERSON, $300.00; AMERICAN DIABETIES ASSOCIATION, $299.00; CHESTERMAN COMPANY, $291.20; BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP, $281.48; CONMED CORPORATION, $278.10; BROOKINGS MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, $265.62; BRIAN KVAMME, $260.00; KONE INC, $255.04; CENTURYLINK, $254.88; PAN O GOLD BAKING COMPANY, $245.77; MICROLINE SURGICAL INC, $240.00; FIX IT SHOP, $237.00; PLATINUM CODE, $234.00; SDHCA, $230.00; DR RONOLD TESCH, $218.52; STERICYCLE, INC., $213.00; BROOKINGS REGISTER, $167.00; RENTAL DEPOT, $165.55; SANFORD HEALTH AHA TRAINING CENTER, $160.00; CENTRAL BUSINESS SUPPLY, $153.16; CLIA LABORATORY PROGRAM, $150.00; FEDEX, $126.77; MARKETLAB, INC., $123.71; GAVIN WEBER, $100.00; KATHY ALWIN, $100.00; STANLEY HALSEIDE, $100.00; E PROVIDER SOLUTIONS, LLC, $99.60; MEDIACOM, $98.42; CHERYL DURAN, $93.21; ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, $76.00; BRIAN DETMERS, $75.00; GCX CORPORATION, $66.00; MIDWEST PEST CONTROL, $62.50; HELSPER, MCCARTY, $60.00; ALLEGRA PRINT & IMAGING, $55.69; BIO RAD LABORATORIES, INC., $55.55; REBECCA PALUCH, $55.08; BRENDA WARBORG, $50.00; BRUCE DYSTHE, $50.00; DARWIN HUSBY, $50.00; RON LARSON, $50.00; SHOES FOR CREWS, $47.96; LORAN PERRY, $40.00; NATHAN ANDERSON, $40.00; DEER OAKS MENTAL HEALTH, $37.77; CITY OF BROOKINGS LANDFILL, $35.06; RAMSDELL'S, $35.00; SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, $35.00; AMBER LARSEN, $26.75; AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPITAL, $3,136,530.73; FIRST BANK & TRUST, $555,356.29; SOUTH DAKOTA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, $238,018.95; 3M, $42,658.17; DELTA DENTAL OF SOUTH DAKOTA, $19,677.12; BUSINESS CARD, $17,406.32; OWENS & MINOR, $14,948.86; ADVANCED ASSET ALLIANCE, $11,810.68; STRYKER ORTHOPAEDICS, $11,701.85; MUTUAL OF OMAHA, $11,571.64; SD SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT PLAN, $10,558.66; PARAGON 28, INC., $10,125.00; INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC., $10,019.90; NOVADAQ CORP, $7,615.88; DR RONOLD TESCH, $6,460.45; SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS, $6,407.83; PDS INC., $5,940.00; RICHARD-EWING EQUIPMENT CO INC, $5,750.00; CARDINAL HEALTH 414, LLC, $3,521.22; AVERA HEALTH, $3,500.00; HY-VEE INC, $3,195.26; BROOKINGS PROFESSIONAL OFFICES INC, $3,000.00; AVESIS, $2,973.83; APEX PRINT TECHNOLOGIES, $2,678.25; CARLSON & STEWART REFRIGERATION INC, $2,491.33; HEARTLAND PAPER COMPANY, $2,268.66; MERRITT HAWKINS & ASSOCIATES LLC, $2,000.00; RES MED, $1,700.00; BROOKINGS HEALTH SYSTEM FOUNDATION, $1,699.14; MITEL CLOUD SERVICES, $1,614.43; PHILIPS HEALTHCARE, $1,569.78; CARDINAL HEALTH, $1,432.61; LYNNE KAUFMANN, $1,397.33; QUALIFIED PRESORT SERVICE, LLC., $1,390.92; HIGH POINT NETWORKS, $1,309.00; LOWE'S, $1,274.89; HILL-ROM, $1,242.00; WW TIRE SERVICE INC., $999.95; C R BARD, INC, $972.55; FREESTAR HEALTHCARE STAFFING, INC, $882.44; YOUNG DOOR SERVICE, $819.81; KELLY'S GIFT SHOP SUPPLIERS, $797.03; SUTTON RODEO/RANCH, $750.00; REMEL INC, $713.10; WELLS FARGO VENDOR FIN SERV, $662.00; REBECCA J WEEMAN, $660.00; BAXTER HEALTHCARE CORP, $611.16; PHYSICIANS LABORATORY LTD, $564.20; SHEILA NESS, $538.60; BAUSCH & LOMB SURGICAL, $502.60; VOYA INSTITUTIONAL TRUST COMPANY, $500.00; CHELSEY SUNDBERG, $499.41; AMANDA TROWBRIDGE, $472.53; PERFORMANCE MEDICAL, INC, $459.05; MEDTOX DIAGNOSTICS, INC, $437.00; DIVISION OF CHILD SUPPORT, $435.70; ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, $414.00; BRIGGS HEALTHCARE, $391.41; COURTESY PLUMBING, INC., $385.00; CREDIT COLLECTIONS BUREAU, $350.00; DVL FIRE AND SAFETY, $338.00; SEPTEMBER BESSLER, $291.27; CENTURYLINK, $284.46; FIRST BANK AND TRUST, $265.00; CITY OF BROOKINGS, $249.67; LAURA CROOKS, $245.58; TESSIER'S INC., $236.90; DRAEGER INC, $227.31; JULIA YODER, $222.44; JESSE WALSH, $211.33; JULIE PEDERSON, $210.87; DR NATALIE OWENS-SLOAN, $210.39; BROOKINGS AREA UNITED WAY, $209.35; MERRY X-RAY/SOURCEONE HEALTHCARE,, $205.15; DEREK DEGEN, $203.91; SHRM, $199.00; BAYMEDICAL PRODUCTS, $186.80; MCKESSON MEDICAL SURGICAL INC, $182.58; PARTY DEPOT, $180.53; BROOKINGS REGISTER, $167.00; BREIT LAW OFFICE, PC, $164.47; DIAGNOSTICA STAGO, INC, $156.56; QUICKMEDICAL, $150.27; LINDSEY BOTHWELL, $150.00; TIMEKEEPER NORTHSTAR, $150.00; CHOICE1 HEALTH CARE SERVICES, LLC, $149.70; ALLEN MEDCIAL SYSTEMS INC, $149.00; DR NAZIR DELAWAR, $142.32; SARSTEDT, INC., $130.10; AMBU INC, $130.00; AMANDA UECKER, $125.00; KAREN WEBER, $110.99; AMICI INC, $106.93; FIRST COLLECTIONS, INC., $100.00; UNITED TECHNOLOGIES, $95.00; RUSHMORE SERVICE CENTER, LLC, $90.00; A & D GRAPHICS, $84.00; MIDWEST GLASS, INC., $72.35; SALTER LABS, $62.50; CREATIVE FORECASTING INC, $60.00; MELBY PHOTOGRAPHY, $59.00; KCI USA, $57.00; ABBOTT LABORATORIES, $44.00; THE UPS STORE, $41.00; ALIMED INC, $37.87; PHARMACY SPECIALTIES, INC, $36.00; SILVERSCRIPT INSURANCE COMPANY, $30.78; ABDALLAH CANDIES INC, $30.36; SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, $27.98; UNITED ACCOUNTS, INC., $25.00; VOYA RETIREMENT INS & ANNUITY CO, $15.50; UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, $12.40; OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE, $10.00

TOTAL: $5,384,852.15

Action: All present voted yes; motion carried.


INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
Articles of interest included “Devastated by two hurricanes, Puerto Rico’s healthcare system faces long road to recovery”, Modern Healthcare; “Emergency preparedness: Mass shooting in Las Vegas signals new reality for hospitals”, Modern Healthcare; “Don’t Be Taken Hostage, Prevention and a planned response can help hospitals deal with the risks of a ransomware attack”, Trustee.

Merkley noted, for the protection of our staff and community, Brookings Health System has a Safety Committee in place to assist in planning for potential workplace violence such as an active shooter, as well as emergency preparedness for natural disasters. Appropriate policies have been developed and drills take place each year to help prepare for emergencies that may happen in Brookings.


REPORTS
Operational

CEO Report
Merkley noted the SHIINE educational seminar that took place on Medicare enrollment received much attention with our conference room exceeding capacity. Future sessions are being planned for next spring and fall. Megan Bultsma has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Brookings Health System Health Professions Scholarship in Athletics. Bultsma is a SDSU women’s basketball center and is majoring in Psychology. A ribbon cutting event in the new Grand Lobby will be held next Friday, November 3rd at 2pm. Board members were encouraged to attend.

CFO Report
Lindemann noted the Rural Demonstration Project (RCHD) will provide Brookings Health System approximately $2M in reimbursement for 2015, 2016 and 2017. The settlements for 2016 and 2017 have been received. CMS will be providing further guidance on settlement for the last three months of 2015 which are still outstanding. Brookings Health System Investment Authority documents are moving forward; Articles of Incorporation have been submitted to the Secretary of State; bylaws are near completion; RFP has been completed and is ready to be distributed if approved by City Council at their late November meeting.

New Hires:
McLaughlin, Cortney $12.00; Smith, Cynthia $22.00; Draper, Kelsie $10.50; Flitter, Melissa $13.50; McClure, Kathryn; $12.00; Schulz, Heidi $13.00; Ortman, Kaitlin $12.40; Johnson, Jodi $27.65; Kinross-Wright, John $180.00; Carroll, Candace $17.00; Hartman, Tyler $13.75; Hofmeister, Brittany $10.50; Bird Sandven, Shaylynn $10.50; Rezac, Melissa $12.20; Schneider, Sara $29.00; List, Julia $15.00; Schaible, Mandy $16.00; Reno, Megan $12.00; Lewandowski, Amanda $13.00; Block, Paige $12.75; Rush, Tristen $10.75; Blees, Gabriella $10.50; Campbell, Barbara $10.50; Roelfs, Emily $25.00

Status Changes:
Geraets, Bailey $12.00; Tefera, Haileselassie $12.00; Halseide, Stanley $38.49; Beckman, Audie $16.13; Jensen, Kandi $16.73; Crooks, Laura $22.15; Reick, Devon $22.70; Larsen, Shawna $17.01; Newman, Mandy $24.41; Podhradsky, Kelly $12.50; Anderson, Amanda $27.59; Engelstad, Ashley $23.97; Laleman, Faith $13.03; Halvorson, Jamie $30.60; Dunn, Daniel $13.77; Everman, Claude $20.52; Kees, Mary $61.82; Bunkers, Steve $92.86; Inman, Janine $15.08; Cooley, Katie $17.15; Weber, Karen $52.45; Zenk, Sydney $12.18; Schliessman, Jessica $12.42; Wixon, Mindy $16.56; Aune, Maria $12.61; Vernarsky, Stacy $16.48

CNO Report
Hillestad noted Brookings Health System’s sleep study program recently purchased and installed new equipment to allow the program to transition from a contracted service to a service being provided by newly BHS trained staff. A significant cost savings is expected. The number of sleep studies continues to grow and has a two (2) to three (3) week waiting list. Hillestad also noted the Pain Management Taskforce is reviewing the use and benefits of aromatherapy as an alternative to pain medications.

Board Committee Reports
Administrative Committee:
Administrative Committee member, Morgan, provided a report; the Administrative Committee met on October 17, 2107. Topics of discussion included Brookings Health System Investment Authority, Prairie Vista ACO and Board Nominations. There were no action items.

Building Committee:
Building Committee Chair, Englund, provided a report; the Building Committee met on October 17, 2017. Topics of discussion included Hospital Expansion/Renovation (schedule, site plan/landscaping, punch list), Yorkshire Eye and Dental Clinic, Ambulance Garage/Building and the White Clinic – Farmstead project. There were no action items.

Finance Committee:
Finance Committee Chair, Peterson, provided a report; the Finance Committee met on October 19, 2017. The Committee reviewed and approved September 2017 Financials, Adjustments and Payables. Other topics of discussion included the Investment Authority, Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Settlement, 2018 Operating Budget and the 2018 Capital Budget; total capital requests are set at $1.1M which includes $347k in contingency identified for equipment that may need to be replaced as well as Meaningful Use Stage 3 contingencies and an additional contingency of $300k was added for the Avera Hosted Meditech conversion and potential early software installations.

A motion was brought forward from the Finance Committee to approve the FY18 Capital Budget. The motion was seconded by Englund.

Action: All present voted yes; motion carried.

Quality Committee:
Quality Committee Chair, Ellsworth, provided a report; the Quality Committee met on October 17, 2017. Topics of discussion included Housekeeping Patient Satisfaction Survey, Performance Improvement projects, Legislative Advocacy Projects, Mortality Taskforce and We are the Patient Experience Campaign II. There were no action items.


OLD BUSINESS
Brookings Health System Investment Authority
Merkley noted the Investment Authority is moving forward with all of the required documentation in final stages. In November we will meet with the Mayor and City Council to request the supplemental ordinance. Shortly thereafter the RFP will be sent out to seek an Investment Manager. The goal is to have everything ready by January 1 or shortly thereafter.

RCHD Extension
Merkley noted, as Lindemann previously stated, the time period in question is for the retroactive 2015 payment. Noridian is waiting for further direction from CMS.

AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference
Merkley reminded members the 31st American Hospital Association (AHA) Rural Health Care Leadership Conference will be held February 4 – 7, 2018 and encouraged board members to attend if schedules allow. Registration is now open with the early bird discount deadline of December 15.
Please contact Wiig if you are interested in attending.


NEW BUSINESS
Medical Staff Credentialing
A motion was made by Ellsworth, seconded by Morgan to approve the credentialing and re-credentialing as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee.

Action: All present voted yes; motion carried.

Bylaws of the Medical Staff
For informational purposes an updated version of the Medical Staff bylaws was provided. Merkley stated our Medical Staff leadership review the bylaws and make revisions, if necessary, on a yearly basis. These bylaws ultimately reflect the quality of services being provided which are governed by the Board of Trustees.

Q2 2017 Performance Dashboard
Merkley reviewed the overall performance snapshot for the Hospital and the Neighborhoods at Brookview. Q2 2017 trends met expectations with some opportunities for improvement related to our pillars of success: Finance, Growth, People, Quality, and Service. Strategies are in place with the rollout of the second phase of our “We are the Patient Experience” Campaign which will focus on “Every Patient, Every Time, Every Interaction”.

Board Calendar
A draft calendar of important dates that require Board attention/action was shared. Members were asked to review and let Wiig know if anything needs to be changed or added.

Other
Corbett shared, the Brookings Holiday Celebration will be held on Thursday, December 7th, from 5:00-7:00pm at McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center. All members were invited as an opportunity to express his thanks to the Board. A formal invite will be mailed soon.

Merkley reminded members of the 3rd Annual Physician Appreciation Event to recognize and honor our physicians. The event will be held on Thursday, November 16th from 6:00-8:00pm.


Upon motion by Morgan, second by Englund the meeting adjourned at 6:46 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________________
James Morgan, Vice President
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