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File #: 20-678    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2020 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Renata Jarosz, DO to provide physical medicine and rehabilitation services for the term of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $680,000.
Attachments: 1. 20200915_r_Renata Jarosz DO, 2. 20200915_a_Renata Jarosz
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 Renata Jarosz, DO to Provide Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Renata Jarosz, DO to provide physical medicine and rehabilitation services for the term of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $680,000.

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BACKGROUND:
Since September 2014, Dr. Renata Jarosz has provided musculoskeletal clinical and physical medicine (physiatry) services for San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC). The main purpose of these services is to diagnose and treat patients with complex musculoskeletal pain syndromes and to triage referrals to orthopedic surgery pain management and neurosurgery services. These services ensure that only surgical patients are referred to orthopedics and neurosurgery, and physiatry patients are treated non-surgically. Because patients are now appropriately sorted, patients in both the surgical and non-surgical settings are seen more quickly.

DISCUSSION:
Under the terms of the agreement, Dr. Jarosz will continue to provide physiatry services five days each week to SMMC patients. In addition, Dr. Jarosz also will serve as Medical Director of Physiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine, as well as Medical Director for the Physical and Occupational Therapy Departments.

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.

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

It is anticipated that Dr. Jarosz will complete a proj...

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