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10 > Image 10 of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, 2011-06-14

Part of Minutes of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees

-10- and bed capacity for Pavilion A, increasing productivity of faculty and staff, meeting ambulatory EMR deadlines, Medicaid managed care, and bad debt and cash management in light of capital needs. The Health Care Committee moved and voted to accept the 20l2 budget. Dr. Richard Lofgren presented a clinical performance fund update. He noted that there has been a very significant improvement in the quality outcomes for the reduction in mortality a huge accomplishment and a significant improvement in patient safety indicators. Customer service scores have improved over the past six months and employee engagement continues to be enhanced. Efficiency metrics remain competitive compared to university health consortium benchmarks. This includes supply costs being lower this year compared to last year and the length of stay remaining competitive. There has been better than expected growth in surgical cases and new ambulatory business while the total number of discharges remains level. Dr. Kevin Nelson presented privileges and credentials from UK HealthCare Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan. The committee made a motion and all credentials and privileges were approved. During the aftemoon, the retreat featured several presentations. Dean Tim Tracy presented an update on the College of Phannacy. Dr. Philip Kem offered an overview of the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Dr. Linda Van Eldik discussed the Sanders Brown Center on Aging and a potential ongoing grant for that center. Dr. Mark Evers reported on an NCI designation update for the Markey Cancer Center. Dr. Emery Wilson, interim dean ofthe College of Medicine, gave an update on the College of Medicine. Ms. Young concluded her remarks by saying that it was a full day. BB. University Relations Committee Report Ms. May, chair of the University Relations Committee, reported that the committee dealt with finishing its recent Presidential Search Committee business by suggesting that it would be appropriate to express its appreciation to the Extension offices around the state by preparing plaques to send to each. The Board agreed with their proposal. In addition, Ms May suggested that her group will also send a certificate of appreciation to all of the people who helped in planning the across-state trips that her group led. In addition, Ms. May updated the committee on the busy schedule expected for UK Public Relations in the transition from the Todd presidency to the upcoming Capilouto presidency. CC. Other Business Dr. Brockrnan moved to other business and began the annual reports ofthe universitys affiliated corporations by asking for a report from Trustee representatives on each corporations board of directors.