Mission: We, the physicians, staff, and governing board of pawhuska hospital, inc. , are committed to providing the highest level of healthcare possible for our facility. Recognizing the health needs of our community and surrounding area, we pledge to provide, in a cost-effective manner, the services necessary to enhance the quality of life. Understanding the constant and dramatic change in the healthcare industry, we will strive to achieve excellence and continue our support of the community.
Programs: Pawhuska hospital, inc. Is a 25-bed critical access hospital that operates in pawhuska, oklahoma. The hospital is managed through an agreement with jane phillips memorial medical center, which is an entity of the st. John health system. Pawhuska hospital and the jane phillips health system have had this management relationship for the past 27 years, going back to the initial management agreement that was executed back in 1986. The hospital provides care to patients who meet certain criteria under its charity care policy without charge or at amounts less than established rates. Continued on schedule o. Because the hospital does not pursue collection of amounts determined to qualify as charity care, they are not reported as revenue. The amount of charges foregone for services provided under the hospital's charity care policy were approximately $122,852 for the year ended september 30, 2014. Total direct and indirect costs related to these foregone charges were approximately $126,000 at september 30, 2014, based on an average ratios of cost to gross charges.