kmc http://kvpr.org en Amid Budget Woes, County Looks To New Future For Kern Medical Center http://kvpr.org/post/amid-budget-woes-county-looks-new-future-kern-medical-center <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kern County Board of Supervisors met Monday to discuss the future of the county’s financially troubled Kern Medical Center. The Board met with hospital CEO Russell Judd and an outside consultant to outline new governance guidelines for </span>KMC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> which is losing around $3 million a month.</span></p><p>Supervisor Mike Maggard says the hospital is at a critical juncture.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 03:21:58 +0000 Joe Moore 32561 at http://kvpr.org Amid Budget Woes, County Looks To New Future For Kern Medical Center Kern County Fires Hospital CEO; Animal Control Director http://kvpr.org/post/kern-county-fires-hospital-ceo-animal-control-director <p>The Kern County Board of Supervisors has fired two high profile department heads within 24 hour of each other. Both Kern Medical Center CEO Paul Hensler and Animal Control Director Jen Woodard were dismissed over concerns about their performance.&nbsp;</p><p>On Monday night, the board voted to fire Hensler&nbsp;after a lengthy meeting over&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">concerns about financial mismanagement at the county run hospital.</span></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 01:04:09 +0000 Joe Moore 21372 at http://kvpr.org Kern County Fires Hospital CEO; Animal Control Director KMC to Consider Pact With Foreign Med School http://kvpr.org/post/kmc-consider-pact-foreign-med-school <p>The Kern County Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal next Tuesday to allow a foreign medical school from the Caribbean to cycle 100 students a year through the clinical rotation program at Kern Medical Center.</p><p>The Ross University School of Medicine would pay Kern County $3.5 million a year for 10 years for the program, if it&rsquo;s approved by the board. KMC currently has students from UCLA and several other Caribbean medical schools in its program.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 19:51:46 +0000 Joe Moore 679 at http://kvpr.org KMC to Consider Pact With Foreign Med School