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Health Regulation Sanctions - August 1, 2011, through August 31, 2011

Summary Sheet
Board of Health and Environmental Control
October 13, 2011

(  ) Action/Decision
(X) Information

I. Title: Administrative Orders, Consent Orders, and Sanction Letters issued by HEALTH REGULATION (HR).

II. Subject: Sanctions completed during the period August 1, 2011, through August 31, 2011.

III. Facts: For the period August 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011, Health Regulation issued three (3) Consent Orders with total penalties of $ 9,250.

Program Consent Orders Amount
Radiological Health 1 $ 8,250.00
EMS 2 $ 1,000.00

IV. ANALYSIS: Benco Dental Supply Company, 295 CenterPoint Boulevard, Pittston, PA 18640. Under a Consent Order executed June 20, 2011, the Department imposed an $8,250 monetary penalty with $6,150 of the monetary penalty stayed upon an eighteen-month period of compliance. The facility was found to have violated Regulation 61-64, X-Ray, for failure to conduct adequate equipment performance tests and to properly mount x-ray unit(s).

Previous Sanctions: None

Wilson Medical Transport, 1943 Boyd Street, Scranton, SC 29591. Under a Consent Order executed July 22, 2011, the company paid a monetary penalty of $1,000. The company was found to have violated Regulation 61-7, Emergency Medical Services, for failure to submit required reports.

Previous Sanctions: None

Robert T. Mchone, 163 Little Virginia Rd., Fountain Inn, SC 29644. By Consent Agreement executed August 12, 2011, Robert T. Mchone was ordered to surrender his EMT-Paramedic card to the Department and be issued an EMT-Intermediate certification for a period of six (6) months. Following an investigation, it was discovered the individual was found to have violated Regulation 61-7, Emergency Medical Services, for falsifying documentation required for recertification. Specifically, Mr. Mchone could not verify the authenticity of his BLS certification, which was in question.

Previous Sanctions: None

Approved By:
Pamela M. Dukes, Deputy Commissioner
Health Regulation