Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 120380
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File Number: 120380 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-248-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: EXTEND TRAUMA MEDICINE SERVICES TO JACKSON SOUTH Introduced: 2/28/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/6/2012
Agenda Date: 3/6/2012 Agenda Item Number: 11A24
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING THE PUBLIC HEALTH TRUST TO TAKE SUCH ACTIONS AS ARE NECESSARY TO EXTEND TRAUMA MEDICINE SERVICES TO JACKSON SOUTH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND/OR JACKSON NORTH MEDICAL CENTER AS DETERMINED BY THE TRUST TO BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE TRUST AND COMMUNITY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY FOR FILING OF THE APPLICATION FOR SERVICE APPROVAL WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Indexes: JACKSON SOUTH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Co-Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Prime Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 3/6/2012 11A24 Adopted P

County Attorney 2/28/2012 Assigned Eugene Shy

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING THE PUBLIC HEALTH TRUST TO TAKE SUCH ACTIONS AS ARE NECESSARY TO EXTEND TRAUMA MEDICINE SERVICES TO JACKSON SOUTH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AND/OR JACKSON NORTH MEDICAL CENTER AS DETERMINED BY THE TRUST TO BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE TRUST AND COMMUNITY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY FOR FILING OF THE APPLICATION FOR SERVICE APPROVAL WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

BODY


WHEREAS, the Public Health Trust operates Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson South Community Hospital, and Jackson North Medical Center; and
WHEREAS, the Trust also operates the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, which provides Level I Trauma Center Pediatric services and Adult Critical Care services, and has developed great expertise in the provision of trauma care services; and
WHEREAS, the Trustís trauma work at Ryder, with the University of Miami, has generated national recognition for its unparalleled care, while saving thousands of lives; and
WHEREAS, the Trust desires to apply its expertise in providing traumas services to establish and operate trauma care programs in South Dade and North Dade in order to better serve the populations of those immediate areas; and
WHEREAS, the Trust finds that the actions described herein are in the best interest of the Trust and the communities it serves and the Financial Recovery Board of the Public Health Trust has recommended the actions described herein and recommends that the Board of County Commissioners approves the same; and
WHEREAS, the Commission desires to accomplish the purposes outlined in this Resolution as further described in the memorandum attached hereto and made a part hereof,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board hereby authorizes and approves the Public Health Trust, to take all actions necessary to establish trauma care programs at Jackson South Community Hospital and/or Jackson North Medical Center, as determined by the Trust to be in the best interest of the Trust and the communities it serves, including, but not limited to, all actions necessary for filing of the application for service approval with the Department of Health.



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