San Francisco Department of Public Health

AGENDA
HEALTH COMMISSION MEETING

Tuesday, August 20, 2002
At 3:00 p.m.
101 Grove Street, Room #300
San Francisco, CA 94102

THE BUDGET COMMITTEE OF THE COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE CONSENT CALENDAR ON THIS AGENDA AT 2:00 P.M. THE HEALTH COMMISSION WILL ACT ON THOSE ITEMS OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR, WHICH HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE. 
PUBLIC COMMENTS WILL BE TAKEN FOR EACH AGENDA ITEM.

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) PROPOSED ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF JULY 16, 2002
*Minutes of July 16, 2002

3) PROPOSED ACTION: APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR OF THE BUDGET COMMITTEE
(Commissioner Arthur M. Jackson)

(3.1) DPH-Central Administration/MIS - Request for approval of a new contract with Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services Corporation, in the amount of $966,150, to assist in the transition from an outsourced patient billing system to an in-house patient billing system, for the term of September 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary

(3.2) AIDS Office-Prevention - Request for approval of a retroactive sole source contract renewal with Continuum HIV Day Services, in the amount of $745,875, for the Homebase Program, which provides transitional HIV support services for incarcerated persons and the HOPE Study, a research project, which assesses the effectiveness of the Homebase Program, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information form, Monitoring report summary

(3.3) AIDS Office-Prevention - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Centerforce, Inc., in the amount of $764,000, to provide HIV prevention and education services to incarcerated and post-release populations at San Quentin State Prison, Central California Women's Facility and Fresno County Jail, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. 
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information form, Monitoring report summary

(3.4) AIDS Office-Prevention - Request for approval of a new, retroactive contract with Centerforce, Inc., in the amount of $59,004, to provide HIV prevention and education services to incarcerated and post-release African-American men at San Quentin State Prison whose post-release address is within the San Francisco Eligible Metropolitan Area, for the period of July 1, 2002 through December 31, 2002.
* Calendaring request memo, Client demographic information form

(3.5) AIDS Office-HIV Research - Request for approval to accept and expend retroactively a subcontract from Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. (PHFE), in the amount of $325,345, to fund a project for "San Francisco HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials", for the period of June 1, 2002 to May 31, 2003. 
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Letter from PHFE, Budget pages

(3.6) CHP-Maternal and Child Health - Request for approval to accept and expend a grant from the California Department of Health Services, in the amount of $113,788, to support healthy eating and childhood overweight prevention services, for the period of August 1, 2002 to September 30, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget pages

(3.7) PHP-AB 75 Project - Request for approval to accept and expend retroactively a grant allocation from the State Department of Health Services through its California Healthcare for Indigents Program (CHIP), in the amount of up to $4,136,456, to provide reimbursement for health services delivered to indigent persons for the term FY 2002-03.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget pages

(3.8) PHP-Epidemiology and Disease Control - Request for approval to accept and expend retroactively a supplemental grant from the State Department of Health Services, in the amount of $893,885, to further develop and implement plans for public health preparedness and response to bio-terrorism for the period of July 1, 2002 to August 30, 2003. The grant includes a sole-source contract with the Regents of the University of California for $18,031 for the same period.
* Calendaring request memo, Grant information form, Budget pages

(3.9)+ PHP-Behavioral Health Services - Request for retroactive approval of a renewal contract with Lifemark Corporation, in the amount of $434,222, to provide fiscal intermediary services to the Personal Assisted Employment Services (PAES) for dental services, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. + This item was continued from the July 16, 2002 meeting.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary

(3.10) PHP-Behavioral Health Services - Request for approval of a contract modification with San Francisco State University, in the amount of $20,000 per year, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004, of a four-year contract, to provide professional substance abuse counselor training and certification services, for a total contract value of $340,000, for the period of July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2004.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary 

(3.11) PHP-Behavioral Health Services - Request for approval of a retroactive contract renewal with Morrisania West, Inc., in the amount of $517,605, to provide day treatment substance abuse services to African American youth and young adults, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary and response letters

(3.12) PHP-Behavioral Health Services - Request for retroactive approval of a new sole source contract with San Francisco Suicide Prevention, in the amount of $304,000, to provide fiscal intermediary services for the San Francisco Office-Based Opiate Treatment one-year pilot project, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo

(3.13) Primary Care - Request for approval of a retroactive renewal contract with Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc., with a total four-year contract amount of $207,100, to provide primary care and HIV screening services to low-income residents of San Francisco, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2006.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

(3.14) CHN-SFGH Trauma Program - Request for approval of a new contract with Gerson/Overstreet, in the amount of $75,000, to provide aeromedical access needs assessment and feasibility study for the Trauma Center at San Francisco General Hospital, for the period of September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo

(3.15) CHN-SFGH - Request for retroactive approval of a new contract with the Regents of the University of California, in the amount of $280,000, to provide orthotics and prosthetics for medically indigent adult clients of the Community Health Network, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo

(3.16) CHN-SFGH Nursing Operations - Request for approval of contract renewals with the following firms for a combined total of $1,500,000: C.W. Healthcare, Inc., HRN Services, Inc., Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., Medical Staffing Network, Inc., Medstaff, Inc., Nurse Providers, Inc. and United Nursing International, for the provision of supplemental, temporary, per diem and traveling nursing personnel services for the San Francisco General Hospital, Community Health Network, for the period of September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Vendors lists, Monitoring reports and response letter

(3.17) CHN-Jail Health Services - Request for approval of a retroactive renewal contract with Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc., in the amount of $3,749,029, to provide psychiatric and substance abuse treatment services for inmates in the San Francisco County Jail system, for the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.
* Calendaring request memo, Monitoring report summary, Client demographic information form

4) FOR DISCUSSION: DIRECTOR'S REPORT
(Mitchell H. Katz, M.D., Director of Health)
(Report on activities and operations of the Department.)
*Report

5) PRESENTATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AWARDS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST
*List of Awardees

6) FOR DISCUSSION: PRESENTATION OF THE ANNUAL JAIL HEALTH REPORT
(Joe Goldenson, Medical Director, Forensic Services)
* Report

7) FOR DISCUSSION: PRESENTATION OF THE HEALTHCARE ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT
(Frances Culp, Health Program Planner, DPH Policy and Planning)
*Report

8) PUBLIC COMMENTS**

9) CLOSED SESSION
A) Public comments on all matters pertaining to the closed session
B) Vote on whether to hold a closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.11)
C) Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d) 
    Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
    Proposed settlement of a litigated claim for $100,000, Cordero v. CCSF, San Francisco Superior Court Case #324064
D) Reconvene in Open Session
    Possible report on action taken in closed session (Government Code Section 54957.1(a)2 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(b)(2).)
2. Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussions held in closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a).) (Action Item)

9) ADJOURNMENT
* Explanatory documents are available at the Health Commission Office, 101 Grove Street, Room #311, telephone 554-2666.
** Opportunity for members of the public to address the Health Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Health Commission. Additionally, public comments will be taken for each agenda item.

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