Lapses may prompt an overhaul of Texas-based JPS board
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 19, 2008
In January, a consultant's review of Texas-based JPS Health Network showed failings that could threaten the health and safety of patients at the network's hospital. However, administrators never told the 11-member board they had commissioned the studies or presented their findings. Now, leaders on the JPS board and the Commissioners Court, which appoints board members, are examining whether the system's oversight policies were broken or need to be strengthened.