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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 11A Linda Satchwell ment that physicians live no er, small rural hospitals provider will phone right mented and measured for size increased transparency Staff Writer more than 20 minutes from have a rough time enticingaway and discuss the prob-quality purposes, in reporting clinical perfor- Isatchwell@plumasnews.comthe hospital in case of anquality doctors, especially in lem over the phone and/or mance and quality measures emergency call, and any tough economic times, schedule an appointment Critical access kudos and find ways to collaborate Retention and recruitmentthoughts of living in Truck- Hayes said the good news time. Board member Janie with neighboring hospitals. At Eastern Plumas Health ee are out the window, for EPHC is that he current- All clinics are striving to McBride commented that McBride was happy to re- Care's November board Brader's patients in ly has several quality re-be more accommodating to she'd been reading an article port that Hayes and the ad- meeting, Chief Executive Of- Graeagle aren't likely to cruiting prospects, one ofpatients. They're seeing in this month's Trustee mag- ministrative staff had al- ficer Tom Hayes reported take the news gently, howev- whomcomes withawife and walk-in patients, and the azine, "Survival Strategies ready implemented all of that Dr. Trey Brader would er. He's an excellent doctor children, so much of the nec- Portola Clinic is currently for Community Hospitals," these changes. be leaving EPHC in Janu- and, upon his arrival, news essary social network willworking on having evening regarding necessary Board president Gail ary. He'd vowedto give"rur-down the Graeagle gossip arrive with him. hours one day a week, ac- changes in the ways that McGrath added there was al health care" a six-monthpipeline quickly reported cording to Hayes. small, critical access hospi- also a necessary transparen- trial run. In the end, he his talents. Within a few Clinic quality upgrades Clinics are also working tals do business, cy between hospital admin- found it wasn't a good fit,weeks, he had a full sched- New EPHC clinics super- on customer service, said In the wake of the istration and the board said Hayes. ule of patients, visor Patrick Morgan, R.N., Hayes, who has repeatedly economic crunch and insur-that allowed board members This is probably not ex- Word is, he'll be returning reported he's working to en- voiced the opinion that hay- ance and health care reform to leave day-to-day opera- tremely surprising since to his native Austin, Texas. sure that lab results are re- ing a live human answer the legislation, the article said tions alone and focus, as Brader is approximately 30 Physician retention and ported to patients within phones during open hours these hospitals, in order they should, on the overall years younger that his aver- recruitment is a top priority seven to 10 days if tests are shouldn't be too much to to be successful, needed to course and vision of the age patient at the Graeaglefor Hayes. 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