WCH Holds Monthly Meeting on Tuesday

The Washington County Hospital Board of Directors met on Tuesday for a regular monthly meeting.  During that meeting, it was announced that total patient revenue was slightly up from the budget for the month of January, with outpatient, swing bed and extended care revenues favorable, with inpatient revenue being unfavorable.  Net operating revenue for January was in favor to the budget by 3-percent, for $31,881.  Total operating expenses were 2.8-percent higher than the budget for $27,621.  The Net loss for January for WCH was $2,351 versus a budgeted net income of $2,575, with the YTD net income at $24,162.  Operating loss was at $34,231 for the month of January, which is basically at budget, with the year-to-date of operating loss being $312,385.  That figure is favorable for the YTD budget.  Dan May was appointed to the Buildings and Grounds committee and the Personnel and Management Contract Review Committee, and Eric Campagna to the Joint Conference Committee and the Nominating committee.  The Board approved the purchase for additional drive capacity for the primary Storage Area Network, for a cost of just under $10,980.  Also the purchase of a high-low exam table for the Rural Health Clinic was approved, for a cost of $6,270.17, with the WCH Auxiliary agreeing to fund the purchase.