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Eastern Sierra News for June 13, 2024





Dr. Kevin Flanigan

At a Special Meeting held on Thursday evening on February 13th, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors, after a Closed Session, announced that it had unanimously place CEO Kevin Flanigan on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of a hospital financial audit.

Rumors began to circulate immediately on the release of the public notice that there would be a Special Board of Directors Meeting on Thursday with a Closed Session concerning the Chief Executive Officer.

After the Closed Session, Board President Jean Turner reported back in Open Session that the board had decided to take the following actions:

Number 1, the board has authorized our outside Labor Counsel to contract with outside investigators regarding District finances and Operations by a 5-0 vote.

The Second Action, Doctor Flanigan is to immediately be placed on paid administrative leave, by a 5-0 vote.

Thirdly, we (the board) will be appointing Kelli Davis, our COO as interim CEO effective immediately until the completion of the investigation.”

There being no public comments, the meeting was adjourned.