Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0882    Version: 1 Name: Medical Director Report
Type: GC Agenda Item Status: GC Medical Director Report
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: Lake County Community Health Center Governing Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Medical Director Report - Dr. Zun
Attachments: 1. Demographics.2021
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Medical Director Report - Dr. Zun

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Physical Health
Provider Collaboration
* Discussions are under way to offer a family medicine physician the Regional Medical Director position.
* With the addition of the three new Pediatricians and the new Regional Medical Director, provider positions will be fully staffed.

Operations
* Providers are adjusting to renovations taking place at our Belvidere Health Center.
* Patient Focus: attached is a graph of the demographics of the patients we served in 2021; this graph includes age, sex, ethnicity, and race and the data demonstrates:
o The majority of our patient population identified as female
o The majority of our patient population is comprised of children and middle-aged persons
o Half of our patient population identified as Hispanic

External Relations
* In order to improve continuity of patients who are admitted to the hospital, I have applied for privileges at Vista Medical Center - East, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, and Advocate Condell Medical Center. This partnership will enable the agency to view patient medical records, contact the admitting doctor, and speak with consultants.
* Discussions are ongoing with the area hospitals to expand specialty referral options.

Regulatory
* The Joint Commission (TJC) completed their review of the FQHC and we did exceptionally well with only five minor findings.
* The HRSA site visit is confirmed for August 3 - 5, 2021 and preparations are ongoing.

Psychiatry - MAT
Provider Collaboration
* No updates.

Clinic Operations
* No significant FQHC-related changes in clinical operations. Most services continue to be provided using telephone or video encounters.
* The Behavioral Health Medical Director position is posted.
* Anatoliy Pyslar, MD, has joined the agency as a full time Psychiatrist; he will be treating patients at the Addictions Treatment Program, Crisis Care Program, Substance Abuse Program, and Grand Avenue Health Center.

External Relations
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