December 21, 2021 - Quality Care Board Meeting

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 11:00 a.m.


Phone (US Toll): 1-312-535-8110 (Chicago) / 1-415-655-0002

Event number (access code): 245 381 85669


Charles Wright, Deputy Inspector General; William Diggins, Acting Chief Administrative Officer; Saul J. Morse, Chairperson; Angela Hearts-Glass, Board Member; Megan Norlin, Board Member (joined at 12:00p); Jae Jin Pak, Board Member; Shirley Perez, Board Member; Joyce Medley, Administrative Assistant

Called to Order

Meeting called to order at 11:05 a.m.

Approval of October 19, 2021 Meeting Minutes

Motion to approve the minutes - Shirley Perez

Motion Seconded - Jae Jin Pak

All in favor, No Opposed - October 19, 2021, minutes approved

Bi-Monthly Update on OIG Operations

Draft revision to Rule 50:

  • Deputy Inspector General, Charles Wright, discussed the history of Rule 50 and the proposed changes regarding referring some investigations to the facilities
  • Committee members discussed their concerns with the proposed changes.

Update to OIG operations:

  • COVID variant and concerns of face-to-face interviews.
  • Bureau chiefs are using their judgement on when staff should phone vs. face-to-face interviews.
  • There are a few staff retirements at the end of the year that may cause a strain on some operations.
  • Hiring processes are continuing with a new CAO to be hired early in the new year

Administrative Matters

Continue to schedule the board meetings on the third Tuesday every other month at 11:00 a.m. on 02/15/22, 04/19/22, 06/21/22, 08/16/22, 10/18/22,  and 12/20/22.

Motion to Approve schedule - Shirley Perez

Motion Seconded - Angela Hearts-Glass

All in favor, no opposed - schedule approved

Other Business

No other business.


Meeting adjourned at 12:05 p.m.

Motion to adjourn - Saul Morse

Seconded by all, no opposed - meeting adjorned