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File #: 22-071    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/21/2021 Departments: HEALTH
On agenda: 1/25/2022 Final action: 1/25/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Galen Inpatient Physicians, Inc. dba Vituity, to provide hospitalist services, increasing the amount by $1,575,000 to an amount not to exceed $11,200,000 with no change to the agreement term.
Attachments: 1. 20220125_r_Galen Inpatient Physicians, Inc. dba Vituity, 2. 20220125_a_Galen Inpatient Physicians, Inc. 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: Fourth Amendment to the Agreement with Galen Inpatient Physicians, Inc. dba Vituity to Provide Hospitalist Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an amendment to the agreement with Galen Inpatient Physicians, Inc. dba Vituity, to provide hospitalist services, increasing the amount by $1,575,000 to an amount not to exceed $11,200,000 with no change to the agreement term.

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BACKGROUND:
Galen Inpatient Physicians, Inc. dba Vituity (Vituity) has been providing all hospitalist services for San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) since March 2017. On February 25, 2020, your Board approved the current agreement for the term of March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2023, in an amount not to exceed $9,600,000. The agreement requires that Vituity provide 24-hour, 365 days per year coverage of the following SMMC units: 2AB, ICU, and 3AB. Additionally, the agreement requires Vituity to offer after hours coverage for SMMC's skilled nursing facility, Unit 1A. In August 2021, the agreement was amended twice to engage Vituity to temporarily provide medical director services to Unit 1A. In October 2021, the agreement was amended again to extend the temporary medical director services to Unit 1A and to increase the not to exceed amount by $25,000 from $9,600,000 to $9,625,000.

DISCUSSION:
This agreement is being further amended to engage Vituity to provide medical director services to Unit 1A for the remainder of the term of the agreement.

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's fiscal obligation by a maximum of $25,000 (in aggregate).

It is anticipated that V...

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