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File #: 20-519    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Sutter Bay Medical Foundation dba Palo Alto Medical Foundation for healthcare, research and education for general surgery services, revising the list of contract providers, extending the term by one year to June 30, 2021, and increasing the amount payable thereunder by $1,025,000 to an amount not to exceed $3,075,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200707_r_Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 2. 20200707_a_Palo Alto Medical Foundation
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 Sutter Bay Medical Foundation dba Palo Alto Medical Foundation for Healthcare, Research and Education for General Surgery Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Sutter Bay Medical Foundation dba Palo Alto Medical Foundation for healthcare, research and education for general surgery services, revising the list of contract providers, extending the term by one year to June 30, 2021, and increasing the amount payable thereunder by $1,025,000 to an amount not to exceed $3,075,000.

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BACKGROUND:
San Mateo County is responsible for providing necessary medical care to its medically indigent population. This care includes general surgery, as well as the management and supervision of this service. The Sutter Bay Medical Foundation dba Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) for healthcare, research and education for surgery group has provided surgery services at San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) for the past twelve years. Parties entered into a new agreement on June 5, 2018 for the term of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $2,050,000.

DISCUSSION:
PAMF will continue to provide general surgery services at SMMC through services of doctors familiar with SMMC and its patients. General surgery services are provided under the general direction of the Chief of Surgery and the Chief Medical Officer. Monitoring and evaluation of the quality of services provided by PAMF are accomplished through peer review by the Quality Assurance Committee and the Medical Staff Executive Committee. The level of compensation and related work is based on regional benchmarks for general surgery services.

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