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Hospital district shows progress in solving cash flow issue

Ongoing problems with cash flow within Crook County Medical Services District are well on their way to being solved, according to a monthly report from CEO Micki Lyons.

In November, Lyons promised the Board of Trustees that progress would be visible by the end of the year, a prediction that proved to be accurate.

“We had to get it cleaned up, and so now we have a process,” she said. “…It’s slow, but we’re starting to see a positive change now.”

The cash flow problem was originally caused by issues with the electronic medical records system. At November’s meeting, Lyons requested a transfer of...