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File #: 21-708    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/11/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Mariner Advanced Pharmacy Corp to provide pharmacy compounding services to San Mateo Medical Center for the term October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.
Attachments: 1. 20210914_att_Mariner Advanced - RFP Matrix, 2. 20210914_r_Mariner Advanced, 3. 20210914_a_Mariner Advanced
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 Mariner Advanced Pharmacy Corp to Provide Pharmacy Compounding Services


RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Mariner Advanced Pharmacy Corp to provide pharmacy compounding services to San Mateo Medical Center for the term October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.

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BACKGROUND:
Mariner Advanced Pharmacy Corp (Mariner) has been providing San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) with pharmacy compounding services since October 2019. In July 2021, SMMC completed a Request for Proposals for pharmacy compounding services and Mariner was the only vendor to submit a proposal.

DISCUSSION:
SMMC has a continuing need for pharmacy compounding services to comply with the California State Board of Pharmacy requirements, so patients can continue to receive their prescriptions in a timely manner. It is anticipated that at the end of this agreement, SMMC pharmacy upgrades will be completed and resume compounding onsite.

County Counsel has reviewed and approved the resolution and agreement 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 prescriptions will be dispensed accurately 100% of the time.

PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
Measure
FY 2021-22 Estimated
FY 2022-23 Projected
Percentage of time prescriptions are dispensed accurately
100%
100%

FISCAL IMPACT:
The term of the agreement is October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2023. The amount of the agreement is not to exceed $500,000 for the two-year term. Funds in the amount of $187,500 are included in the SMMC FY 2021-22 Adopted Budget. Funds in the amount of $2...

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