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Paynesville Press - Sept. 03, 2003

Paynesville Area Hospital District Meeting

The Paynesville Area Hospital District took the following actions at their meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

•The board approved proceeding with an application for Critical Access Hospital designation, directing the administration to complete an application. Designation as a Critical Access Hospital would increase Medicare reimbursement to the Paynesville Area Hospital.

•The board approved the following appointments to the medical staff: Kristine Cervin, Pharm.D., to the ancillary staff; Richard Backes, M.D., and Kyler Meers, LICSW, to consulting privileges; and James Mohs, M.D., Larry Okerlund, M.D., and Paul Van Gorp, M.D., to back-up privileges. The board also accepted the resignation of privileges from Dr. Patrick Malone (radiology).

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