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File #: 20-045    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 2/25/2020 Final action: 2/25/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with CEP America - California, a California general partnership dba Vituity to provide emergency and correctional health services for the term of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $7,177,374.
Attachments: 1. 20200225_r_CEP America - California, a California general partnership dba Vituity, 2. 20200225_a_CEP America - California, a California general partnership dba Vituity
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, San Mateo County Health
Chester J. Kunnappilly, MD, Chief Executive Officer, San Mateo Medical Center
Subject: Agreement with CEP America - California, a California General Partnership dba Vituity for Emergency and Correctional Health Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with CEP America - California, a California general partnership dba Vituity to provide emergency and correctional health services for the term of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $7,177,374.

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BACKGROUND:
San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) has a continuing need for contracted medical staff to provide emergency and correctional health services.

DISCUSSION:
CEP America - California, a California general partnership dba Vituity will assume responsibility for all correctional health services and emergency services for SMMC. The services will include administrative and clinical duties. Specifically, correctional clinical activities will include, but are not limited to, clinical services at all correctional facilities to inmates, consult to clinical staff, review of medical records, and on-call service. Emergency services will include, but are not limited to, the emergency department being staffed 24 hours a day, with physicians working a maximum of 12 hour shifts and responding to calls from Correctional Health Services and Cordilleras Mental Health Center.

County Administrative Memorandum B-1 provides that contracts for physicians are exempt from the Request for Proposals process.

The agreement and resolution have been reviewed and approved by County Counsel as to form.

This agreement is coming to your Board late due to protracted negotiations.

It is anticipted that on a quarterly basis, patients will be seen by a provider 98% of the time before leaving the emergency...

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