MetroHealth approves year-old meeting minutes from timeframe of search for the successor to CEO Dr. Akram Boutros

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cleveland.comRobert Fischer, associate professor at the Mandel School and co-director of the school’s Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, discussed a move by the MetroHealth System board to approve minutes from five committee meetings that happened months ago after issues were raised by an internal audit. “What is the best practice is correcting an omission, but for it to take this long is really out of the norm,” Fischer said. “Approving this much later just weakens the verified accuracy of minutes. That’s the problem.”

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