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No final decision on Van Diest Medical Center contract with Mercy Health Network.
Posted: Oct 30 2012 by ppowers

At a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Van Diest Medical Center board of trustees tabled any final decision on entering into the new management contract with Mercy Health Network of Des Moines. The board had some issues that need to be addressed. An executive committee made up of board members Carroll Ose, John Hemingway and Steve Mourlam will address the issues and come back with the final recommendations to the board and to the Mercy Health Network to decide at a future meeting of the Van Diest Medical Center board of trustees.The meeting is now set for Wednesday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. in the hospital board room. In another matter, the Van Diest Medical Center board members passed a resolution for the Hamilton County Supervisors to refinance the hospital's General Obligation Bonds for an eight year period beginning in 2018. The bonds are  expected to save the hospital an estimated $1,092,000. The supervisors will make a final decision on the recommendation at a future board session.

At a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Van Diest Medical Center board of trustees tabled any final decision on entering into the new management contract with Mercy Health Network of Des Moines. The board had some issues that need to be addressed. An executive committee made up of board members Carroll Ose, John Hemingway and Steve Mourlam will address the issues and come back with the final recommendations to the board and to the Mercy Health Network to decide at a future meeting of the Van Diest Medical Center board of trustees.The meeting is now set for Wednesday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. in the hospital board room. In another matter, the Van Diest Medical Center board members passed a resolution for the Hamilton County Supervisors to refinance the hospital's General Obligation Bonds for an eight year period beginning in 2018. The bonds are  expected to save the hospital an estimated $1,092,000. The supervisors will make a final decision on the recommendation at a future board session.

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