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AI- 8474   3. L.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 05/31/2017  
Amistad Community Health Care Center Agreement
Submitted By: Dina Chavez, Health Department
Department: Health Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Approve agreement between Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District (“CCNCPHD”) and Amistad Community Health Care Center (“Amistad”) for the period 2/15/2017 through 9/30/2019 that will automatically renew for successive one year terms that allows Amistad to participate in the Health Information Exchange (“HIE”) System of Texas and enter its pertinent patient chronic disease data into the HIE System that is defined and required by the CCNCPHD; and authorize the Director of the Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District to sign on behalf of Nueces County.
BACKGROUND
The CCNCPHD was granted funds through the 1115 Waiver Program for the purposes of implementing a health information exchange (“HIE”) system to enhance the continuity of care for its users and assist in overall community healthcare
DISCUSSION
As consideration for implementing the use of the HIE system during the term of Agreement the CCNCPHD agrees to:

• Allow Amistad use of IT equipment (computer monitor, keyboard, and desk top) to be used for gathering and storage of pertinent data for the HIE system. Amistad shall provide for regular maintenance of IT equipment and return IT equipment to District in same condition, save and except reasonable wear and tear, upon termination of this agreement. Amistad will be responsible for removing all data from IT equipment prior to returning to CCNCPHD.
• CCNCPHD at its sole option with the approval of Nueces County and in strict accordance with Chapter 263 of the Texas Local Government Code concerning disposition of salvage and surplus property may elect to donate the IT equipment to Amistad after this agreement.
• Amistad will upload pertinent chronic disease data into the HIE system that is defined and required by the CCNCPHD.


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Amistad Community Agreement

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