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File #: 2875   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2020 Department: Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Subject: Agreement with Desert Regional Medical Center for Clinical Rotations in Psychiatry
Attachments: 1. CON - ARMC - 9-15-20 - Agreement for Clinical Rotations in Psychiatry with DRMC, 2. COV - ARMC - 9-15-20 - Agreement for Clinical Rotations in Psychiatry with DRMC

REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

September 15, 2020

FROM
WILLIAM L. GILBERT, Director, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

SUBJECT
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Agreement with Desert Regional Medical Center for Clinical Rotations in Psychiatry
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve Agreement with Desert Regional Hospital, Inc. dba Desert Regional Medical Center for clinical rotations of neurology resident physicians in psychiatry at no cost, for the period of September 15, 2020 through September 14, 2025.
(Presenter: William L. Gilbert, Director, 580-6150)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will not result in the use of Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). There is no cost for the clinical rotations in psychiatry for the contract period.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Approval of this recommendation will provide for the health and safety of San Bernardino County residents by allowing Desert Regional Medical Center (DRMC) neurology resident physicians to obtain clinical experience, specifically in Psychiatry, at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) to improve patient care. It is customary for resident physicians to acquire specialty clinical knowledge at medical facilities other than their primary training facility. The other medical facilities offer the opportunity for resident physicians to gain experience caring for patients and performing procedures in specialties that their primary facility, in this case DRMC, may not offer or may offer at a lesser volume.

DRMC operates several accredited residency programs, and each program has specific requirements related to the number and types of patients for whom a resident must provide care. To meet the volume requirements, it is necessary to partner with other facilities, such as ARMC, ...

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