Palestine Magazine May 2019 - Page 23

SMOKEY THE BEAR paid a visit at the Crockett, Texas Health Fair. PRMC was well represented at the 2018 Jaquelyn Sky Foundation Gold Run. E C O N O M I C I M PA C T Charity and other uncompensated care (includes unpaid cost of Medicaid, as well as charity care and other uncompensated care) ..............................$5,655,341 SPONSORSHIPS A N D D O N AT I O N S It was our pleasure to be able to support the following activities and organizations during the past year:  Crisis Center of Anderson County  Crockett Resource Center  Jacquelyn Skye Foundation  Museum for East Texas Culture  Paint Palestine Pink  Palestine Chamber of Commerce  Palestine Junior Service League  Palestine Resource Center  Palestine YMCA  Student Scholarships Community benefit programs..................... $744,102 Financial contributions ....................$320,207 Professional development ................$43,615 Tuition reimbursement ........................$6,132 Physician recruitment ......................$371,648 Community health services .................$2,500 Taxes paid ..................................................$1,357,898 Property and other taxes ................$884,533 Local sales tax ..................................$114,755 State sales tax ..................................$358,610 2018 TOTAL: $7,757,341 2019 Board of Trustees OFFICERS Robert Blackwell, MD , Chairman OBGYN Associates of East Texas Roy Finch , Secretary CEO, PRMC MEMBERS Charles Bennett, MD Retired, Honorary Medical Staff Robert Falconer, MD General Surgeon Rhonda Herrington Fine Arts Director Palestine ISD Sara Minton Executive Director Palestine Resource Center Russell Packard, MD Chief of Staff Psychiatrist, PRMC Adrianne Smith, MD Medical Director Wound Care / PRMC HBO Leon Willhite Retired, Economic Development/Planning Charity and other uncompensated care includes hospital costs not covered by Medicaid reimbursements and supplemental payments, as well as charity care and bad debt. “Physician recruitment costs” include recruitment costs and support of new physicians’ initial practice establishment in the community. Payroll includes consolidated salaries, wages, benefits and contract labor costs. “Capital investments” include facility expansions/renovations, equipment purchases, technology replacement, information technology additions/updates, and routine facility upkeep and maintenance. All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Health” or the “Company” used in this release refer to subsidiaries of LifePoint Health, Inc. Palestine Regional Medical Center is part of LifePoint Health ® , a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier ® . Through its subsidiaries, it provides quality inpatient, outpatient and post-acute services close to home. LifePoint owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in 30 states. It is the sole community healthcare provider in the majority of the non-urban communities it serves. More information about the company can be found at www.LifePointHealth.net.