BVCHD Board of Directors
The BVCHD Board of Directors will meet Wednesday January 14th
(Open Session at 3:00 P.M. in the Hospital conference Room) to review the three
candidates who have applied for the open seat on the board, that was vacated in
October 2014. It is the intention of the BVCHD Board to select the fifth board
Peter Boss has applied to the BVCHD Board of Directors to
become a director, to fill the vacant seat.
The Boss family resides in Fawnskin and is actively involved in community projects. Peter’s mother is the namesake of the newest addition to the BVCHD campus on Garstin Street in Big Bear Lake, the Brenda Boss Family Resource Center.
Boss recently retired after thirty-nine years as an Emergency
Physician. From 1998-2013, Boss worked
in the Bear Valley Community Hospital Emergency Room. As an emergency department director, Dr.
Boss was at Hemet Valley Medical Center for 32 years. Also, Boss
managed a partner group of twenty-six physicians, staffing two hospitals.
Dr.Boss states, “As an emergency physician, emergency
department director and managing partner of a medical group, I have many years
of experience interacting with hospital administration, hospital boards and
medical staff. In addition, I have
worked closely with the emergency department staff and staff of the other
departments in the hospital.”
Peter Boss’ higher education was with University of Redlands
Biology BS–Magna Cum Laude and Loma Linda University – Medicine. As an experienced physician, he has first-hand
knowledge of hospital operations and in particular emergency departments.
In order of importance, the major issues that that Dr. Boss believes
are confronting the health care industry and, specifically, BVCHD hospital
board and staff are:
1. Keeping the District solvent 2.
Impact of the affordable health care act
Preparing for the soon to be rapid increase in the number of elderly patients
as the Baby Boomers retire to Bear Valley
Expanding services and contracts with the various health care providers in
order to keep patients in the Valley
A new emergency room