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File #: 20-671    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/31/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Hong Zheng, D.O., Inc. to provide non-invasive cardiology services, for the term of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022, for an amount not to exceed $550,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200915_r_Hong Zheng, DO, Inc., 2. 20200915_a_Hong Zheng, DO, Inc.
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Louise F. Rogers, Chief, Health System
Chester J. Kunnappilly, MD, Chief Executive Officer, San Mateo Medical Center
Subject: Agreement with Hong Zheng, D.O., Inc. to Provide Non-Invasive Cardiology Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Hong Zheng, D.O., Inc. to provide non-invasive cardiology services, for the term of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022, for an amount not to exceed $550,000.

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BACKGROUND:
San Mateo County is responsible for providing necessary medical care to its medically indigent population. This includes services for cardiology disorders and the management and supervision of those services. The County's need for these cardiology services is increasing due to the aging of its patient population.

DISCUSSION:
Dr. Zheng will provide up to four half-day clinics per week, Transesophageal Echocardiogram interpretations, Electrocardiogram (EKGs) readings, Stress Echocardiograms (Stress Echoes), Stress Tests, and Holter Monitors. Dr. Zheng will also provide call coverage.

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

The resolution contains the County's standard provisions allowing amendment of the County's fiscal obligation by maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

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

It is anticipated that Contractor will complete 3,068 Relative Value Units (RVUs) per annum.

PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
Measure
FY 2020-21 Estimated
FY 2021-22 Projected
Number of projected volumes of RVUs per annum
3,068
3,068

FISCAL IMPACT:
The term of the agreement is October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022. The amount of the agreement is not to exceed $550,000 for the two-year term. Funds in the amount of $275,000 are included in the...

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