An update from the
Chambless said the three options are meant to close the coverage gap and include enrollees with premium payments, co-payments and work requirements, while also bringing in new dollars with economic expansion, premium taxes, new state revenues and savings over traditional
"While Phoebe provided over
"We salute the efforts of the
The proposal is known as "
The board also said that Phoebe's new website is expected to be unveiled on Monday consistent with its recent rebrand, a product the hospital's marketing staff heavily contributed to. On a related note, the board voted on Wednesday to appoint Marketing Vice President
As part of its
The hospital's board also approved a proposal from its Medical Executive Committee and medical staff regarding drug screenings. Effective
Over the three-year period, the medical staff is expected to study whether the regulation contributes to patient safety and provider well-being.
Unless affirmative action is taken to renew it, the policy will lapse after three years. At that point, it is anticipated that a recommendation would come down for the policy to apply to all medical staff employees.
The hospital board was also introduced to husband-and-wife physicians, Drs.
Prior to the meeting, Albany Pink presented a donation of more than
More than 1,000 participants celebrated and honored breast cancer patients and their families during the Albany Pink event held in March at
The donation presented on Wednesday included
Going forward, Albany Pink proceeds will benefit patients with all female-centric cancers, including breast, cervical and endometrial. Albany Pink 2017 will be held on
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