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Memorial Regional Health Hospital board to consider investing in drug, alcohol treatment program

Craig Press staff report

CRAIG — A two-year, $502,639 investment in a public-private partnership for a drug and alcohol treatment program will be considered for approval when the Memorial Regional Health Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.

The comprehensive program would see people struggling with substance abuse treated through telemedicine and local residential treatment programs offered through the partnership.

In addition to considering approval of two consent agendas, the board will also hold concurrent executive sessions to consider the 2018 fourth-quarter risk report under the mandatory non-disclosure provisions of Part 2, Article 72 of Title 24 C.R.S. § 24-6-402(4)(g) and review matters of negotiation pursuant to C.R.S. § 24-6-402(4)(e); and to review physician contracts pursuant to C.R.S. § 24-6-402(4)(f).

Members of the board will meet for dinner at 5 p.m., and the meeting will follow in the conference room at The Memorial Hospital, 750 Hospital Loop Road.

To view the complete agenda, visit memorialregionalhealth.com/wp-content/uploads/1-17-19-bot-agenda-please-post.pdf.