HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE

TAPE LOG

 

March 16, 2007   Hearing Room E

3:00 P. M.  Tapes 23 - 25

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Mitch Greenlick, Chair

Rep. Tina Kotek, Vice-Chair

Rep. Dennis Richardson, Vice-Chair

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici

Rep. Scott Bruun

Rep. Ben Cannon

Rep. Linda Flores

Rep. Sara Gelser

Rep. Ron Maurer

 

VISITING MEMBER:                 Rep. John Dallum

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

Erin Seiler, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

Rural Health Care Issues – Informational Meeting

HB 2500 – Work Session

                                                HB 2773 – Work Session

Rural Health Care Issues – Informational Meeting

 

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

23A

002

Chair Greenlick opens the meeting at 3:05 p.m.

RURAL HEALTH CARE ISSUES – INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

034

Carol Ledbetter, Associate Dean/Professor, Eastern Oregon University (EOU)

 

040

Dianne Storby Vice-President, Mid-Columbia Medical Center

 

045

Chair Greenlick

 

048

Gordon Ensley, Administrator, Lake District Hospital

 

053

Dr. Larry Cohen, Assistant Professor, Cascade East Family Practice Residency

 

056

Susan Tinker, Interim Dean of Instruction, Treasure Valley Community College

 

059

Chair Greenlick

 

060

Ms. Tinker  

 

081

Chair Greenlick

23A

088

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

092

Chair Greenlick

 

098

Dr. Oded Shulsinger,  Physician, North Bend  Medical Center

 

104

Chair Greenlick

 

117

Dr. Shulsinger

 

151

Chair Greenlick

 

155

Dr. Shulsinger

 

170

Chair Greenlick

 

173

Rep. Dallum

 

174

Rep. Bonamici

 

175

Rep. Bruun

 

176

Rep. Gelser

 

177

Chair Greenlick

 

179

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

 

181

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

183

Rep. Flores

 

184

Rep. Cannon

 

187

Chair Greenlick

 

198

Ms. Ledbetter (EXHIBIT A)

 

312

Chair Greenlick

 

326

Ms. Tinker

 

330

Chair Greenlick

 

354

Ms. Storby

 

420

Chair Greenlick

 

423

Rep. Dallum

24A

005

Chair Greenlick

 

010

Dr. Cohen

 

062

Mr. Ensley

 

089

Dr. Cohen

 

095

Chair Greenlick

 

103

Mark Dalley, Chief Executive Officer, Holy Rosary Medical Center

 

146

Linda Simmons, Director, Community & Continuing Education and Workforce Training, Treasure Valley Community College

 

176

Chair Greenlick

 

182

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

190

Don Bruland, Program Director, Senior and Disabled Services, Rogue Valley

 

303

Vice-Chair Richardson

24A

304

Dr. Andrew Medane, Chief Knowledge Officer, Veterans’ Administration Northwest Health Network/Chief of Staff, U.S Department of Veterans Affairs, Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics

 

341

Chair Greenlick

 

358

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

372

Dr. Medane

 

398

Chair Greenlick

 

410

Vice-Chair Richardson

23B

008

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

019

Mr. Dalley

 

031

Rep. Maurer

 

047

Chair Greenlick

HB 2500 –WORK SESSION

 

074

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

 

079

Rep. Flores (EXHIBIT B)

 

095

Ed Patterson, Executive Director, Oregon Rural Health Association

 

102

Chair Greenlick

 

106

Mr. Patterson

 

153

Chair Greenlick

 

155

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

158

Mr. Patterson

 

170

MOTION:  Rep. Flores moves to ADOPT HB 2500-3 amendments dated 03/15/07.

 

173

VOTE:  9-0-0

 

 

Chair Greenlick, hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

179

MOTION:  Rep. Flores moves HB 2500 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Revenue by prior reference.

 

188

VOTE:  9-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

 

190

Chair Greenlick

HB 2773 – WORK SESSION

 

194

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

194

MOTION:  Rep. Kotek moves HB  2773 to the floor with a DO PASS recommendation.

 

218

Chair Greenlick

 

219

Rep. Bonamici

23B

222

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

225

Chair Greenlick

 

227

Sandy Thiele-Cirka, Committee Administrator

 

230

Chair Greenlick

 

232

Ms. Thiele-Cirka

 

247

VOTE:  9-0-0

AYE:            In a roll call vote, all members present vote Aye.

 

 

Chair Greenlick declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. KOTEK will lead discussion on the floor.

 

250

Chair Greenlick

RURAL HEALTH CARE ISSUES – INFORMATIONAL MEETING

 

254

Chair Greenlick

 

259

Dr. Kim Montee, Physician, Grand Ronde Hospital

 

357

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

369

Dr. Montee

 

382

Chair Greenlick

 

391

Dr. Montee

 

401

Mr. Dalley

 

422

Chellie Smietana, Program Coordinator, Northeast Oregon Network (NEON)

24B

001

Chair Greenlick

 

007

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

013

Ms. Smietana

 

019

Chair Greenlick

 

022

Ms. Smietana

 

029

Dr. Medane

 

057

Mr. Dalley

 

071

Dr. Montee

 

078

Chair Greenlick

 

082

Mr. Dalley

 

095

Chair Greenlick

 

105

Ms. Storby

 

122

Ms. Tinker

 

126

Chair Greenlick

 

138

Rep. Cannon

 

146

Dr. Montee

 

165

Ms. Tinker

 

175

Rep. Cannon

 

181

Chair Greenlick

24B

189

Rep. Bonamici

 

197

Chair Greenlick

 

198

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

212

Mr. Bruland

 

231

Ms. Storby

 

240

Chair Greenlick

 

245

Mr. Ensley

 

273

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

278

Mr. Ensley

 

286

Chair Greenlick

 

297

Ms. Storby

 

307

Alicia Shell, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/EMT Instructor, Treasure Valley Community College (TVCC)

 

370

Chair Greenlick

 

378

Dr. Montee

25A

005

Chair Greenlick

 

012

Rep. Maurer

 

023

Vice-Chair Richardson

 

028

Chair Greenlick

 

030

Rep. Bonamici

 

034

Rep. Gelser

 

045

Rep. Bruun

 

058

Vice-Chair Kotek

 

068

Rep. Flores

 

077

Rep. Cannon

 

091

Chair Greenlick

 

180

Chair Greenlick adjourns the meeting at 5:15 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. Rural Health Care Issues, written testimony, Carol Ledbetter, 3 pp
  2. HB 2500, -3 amendments, staff, 2 pp