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Brent Bischoff

Board Chairman

Norbert Johnson

Board Member

Mary Schamehorn

Board Secretary

Tom Bedell

Board Treasurer

Pamela Hansen

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Board Meeting Archives

APPLICATIONS ARE being sought for Southern Coos Health District Board position #5, term ending June 30, 2025. Board member Brent Bischoff resigned for personal reasons.

Duties of the SCHD board: The board adopts and periodically reviews the hospital’s mission, vision and values, and ensures that they drive strategic plans and board decision-making. The board determines the programs and services provided by the hospital and makes sure that they address community needs and the fulfillment of the mission. The board is responsible for ensuring adequate resources are available and allocated in support of these efforts. It is also responsible for clear communication of the hospital’s mission, goals and accomplishments, both internally and externally, generating confidence in and loyalty to the hospital.

Board member candidates must live within the boundaries of the Southern Coos Health District.

Please send a letter of interest with resume by Friday, May 3, 2024 to Board of Directors, Administration Department, Southern Coos Hospital and Health Center, 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, OR 97411 or email to: info@southerncoos.org.

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2024, at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to hear staff reports for the month of February, to consider liability insurance renewal, review District check signing policy, review a board education proposal,  and consider financing options for the Electronic Health Record and Enterprise Resource Platform project.

At 6:00 p.m. there will be an  Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2)(c) to consider matters pertaining to the function of the medical staff of a public hospital licensed pursuant to ORS 441.015 Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations. No decisions shall be made in Executive Session. Open session will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

There will be a second Executive Session following the open meeting under ORS 192.660(2)(i) and 192.660(8) to review and evaluate the performance of an officer, employee or staff member if the person does not request an open meeting.

This regular meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org. To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

To review or download the agenda and complete packet, click here: 2024 Board Packet - March 28 - Final

The updated Strategic Plan can be viewed here: StrategicPlan 03-25-2024

Dated this 22nd  Day of March, 2024, Brent Bischoff, Chairman

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to hear staff reports for the month of January, to consider Resolution 2024-02 Banking Signature Authority to add Chief Financial Officer, Antone Eek, and review the Community Health Benefit Report.

At 6:00 p.m. there will be an Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2)(c) to consider matters pertaining to the function of the medical staff of a public hospital licensed pursuant to ORS 441.015 Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations. No decisions shall be made in Executive Session.

Open session will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.  There will be a second Executive Session, following the open meeting, under ORS 192.660(2)(i) and 192.660(8) to review and evaluate the performance of an officer, employee or staff member if the person does not request an open meeting.  This reason for executive session may not be used for general evaluation of an agency goal, objective or operation of any directive to personnel concerning those subjects.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org. To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

To read or download the Board Agenda, click here: 2024 Board Agenda - February 22

To read or download the Board Packet, click here: 2024 SCHD Board Packet - February 22

Dated this 16th Day of February 2024

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

The Southern Coos Health District will hold a special meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2024, at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center, to consider information regarding proposed Electronic Health Record and Enterprise Resource Planning platforms with possible motion to approve, and to review and approve Resolution 2024-01 to update bank signature authority to remove departing CFO and add SCHD Board Treasurer.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org. To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

The Board Agenda can be viewed and downloaded HERE: 2024 Board Agenda Special Meeting - February 9 2024 

The Board Packet can be viewed and downloaded HERE: 2024 Board Packet Special Meeting - February 9 2024

Dated this 2nd day of February, 2024

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, January 25, 2024, at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to hear staff reports for the month of December and to consider a recommendation from Administration to proceed with a remodel project to support surgical services sterile processing.

At 6:00 p.m. there will be an Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2)(c) to consider matters pertaining to the function of the medical staff of a public hospital licensed pursuant to ORS 441.015 Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations and 192.660(2)(m) to discuss information about review or approval of programs relating to telecommunications systems, including cellular, wireless or radio systems.

No decisions shall be made in Executive Session. Open session will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org (click on the live stream button to watch).

To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

Those interseted can view and download the Board packet here: 2024 Board Packet - January 25.

The updated Strategic Plan can be found here: StrategicPlan 01-22-2024

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, December 28, 2023, at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to hear staff reports for the month of November, to consider a recommendation from results of the the emergency department physician staffing RFP, and to consider a hospital rebranding proposal.

At 6 p.m. there will be an Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2) to consider matters pertaining to the function of medical staff of a public hospital licensed pursuant to ORS 441.015 Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations.  No decisions will be made in Executive Session.  Open session will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

The full agenda and board packet is available here: 2023 SCHD Board Packet - December 28

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org.
To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

2023 SCHD Board Meeting - December 28 - Open Session - APPROVED MINUTES

Dated this 21st Day of December, 2023

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, November 30, 2023 with Executive Session at 6 p.m. and Open Session at approximately 6:30 p.m. at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center.

The District Board will review staff reports for the month of October, consider a proposal from Rural Pacific Emergency Services, PC, consider annual employee holiday bonus, updates to the employee retirement plan and review the District check signing process.

The Board will also consider moving the December regular meeting from December 21 to December 28.  The November and December meetings are typically adjusted to accommodate holiday dates and month-end financial reporting.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org. To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

To view the board meeting agenda and packet, click here: 2023 SCHD Board Packet - November 30.

To view the Strategic Plan update, click here: StrategicPlan 11-27-2023

2023 SCHD Board Special Meeting - November 1 - APPROVED MINUTES 

Dated this 24th Day of November, 2023

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Southern Coos Health District will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room of Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to hear additional information regarding total cost of ownership and finance models for a new Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform for possible action.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org.  To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

Dated this 27th Day of October, 2023

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, at 6 p.m. at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to receive the annual audit report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2023 and review staff reports for the month of September.

The board will also consider moving the November meeting from November 16 to November 30.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org.

To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

2023 Board Agenda - October 26

2023 SCHD Board Packet - October 26

Strategic Plan 10-24-2023

2023 SCHD Board Meeting - October 26 - APPROVED MINUTES

Dated this 20th Day of October, 2023

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

The Southern Coos Health District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, October 9, 2023, at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to review and consider plastic surgeon services.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at https://www.southerncoos.org. To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

Video recording of the meeting is available here:

PUBLIC NOTICE

Sept. 25, 2023

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at Southern Coos Hospital and Health Center. At 6 p.m. there will be an Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2)(c) to consider matters pertaining to the function of the medical staff of a public hospital licensed pursuant to ORS 441.015 Licensing of Facilities and Health Maintenance Organizations. No decisions shall be made in Executive Session.

The regular meeting will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. to hear any motions from Executive Session, review staff reports for the month of August, hold FY23 Board of Directors Election of Officers, discuss recommendations to discontinue employee retention bonuses, review Plastic Surgery Hand & Wrist Business Plan, and listen to a HealthCare Collaborative Group Facility Master Plan Presentation.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org.  To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

2023 Board Packet - September 28

2023 September 28 SCHD Board Meeting - Open Session - APPROVED MINUTES

Dated this 22nd day of September, 2023

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Southern Coos Health District will hold a special meeting on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center to hear Vendor Recommendation, Total Cost of Ownership, and Financing Model presentations for Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

No decision is anticipated at this meeting.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org.

To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

2023 Board Agenda Special Meeting - September 21

PUBLIC NOTICE:

The Southern Coos Health District will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at Southern Coos Hospital and Health Center.

At 6 p.m. there will be an Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2)(c) to consider matters pertaining to the function of the medical staff of a public hospital licensed pursuant to ORS 441.015 Licensing of Facilities and Health Maintenance Organizations. No decisions shall be made in Executive Session.

The regular meeting will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. to hear any motions from Executive Session, review staff reports for July and to review two new Safety Management policies.

This meeting will be open to the public at 900 11th Street SE, Bandon, Oregon and available to view via the Southern Coos Hospital website at www.southerncoos.org.  To participate remotely in Public Input or for any questions relating to this public meeting, please call the District Administration office at 541-329-1031.

2023 August 24 SCHD Board Meeting - Open Session - APPROVED MINUTES

Dated this 18th day of  August, 2023

Brent Bischoff, Chairman

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