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Archive for October, 2008

What it Takes to Get Approvals to Build a New Hospital

[caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="149" caption="Jesus Armas"][/caption] By Jesús Armas, Government Affairs Liaison Hello, my name is Jesus Armas. My role with this project is to work with numerous governmental agencies to get the green light to enable Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley to be constructed. This is an exciting and new experience for me. For three decades, I worked for a number of California cities and was involved in reviewing various projects as they were presented to those cities for approval. ...
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A Native Landscape Architect Brings Native Plants and Sustainable Design to the New Hospital

By Randy DeValle, Landscape Architect for the new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley I guess you could say I am about as home grown a design team member as can be, having lived in Castro Valley since 1959. My family moved here when I just four years old. My mother still lives right up Stanton, just a little past Eden Medical Center. My name is Randy DeValle, and I am the Landscape Architect for the new hospital ...
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Straight Talk with the CEO: Welcome to Our New Blog Community!

By George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center The Next Generation Hospital. The new Sutter Medical Center, Castro Valley. Hello, and welcome to our new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley blog. As CEO, I want to introduce our new blog site and invite you to participate in conversations with us as about the new hospital and medical office building that will replace Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. I’m very excited to be able to share information and engage with ...
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Schedule, Scope and Budget—What Our Project Manager for Facility Planning Dreams About

[caption id="attachment_187" align="alignleft" width="158" caption="Digby Christian"][/caption] By Digby Christian, Senior Project Manager for Facility Planning & Development My name is Digby—which tends to be a name that people remember and depending on the context that can be a good or a bad thing. There is probably no escaping the fact that people close to this project will have a hard time forgetting that the project manager's name was Digby and he had a bit of a British accent. I am ...
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Design Innovation for a Safe, Healing Environment

By Cassandra Phelps Clark, Project Communications Director Hello. My name is Cassandra Phelps Clark, and I have been a part of the Eden Medical Center family for 19 years now. Most people in the community recognize me as the communications director and spokesperson for the hospital. But for the past year, I have had the incredible opportunity to work as part of the project team to build a new hospital in Castro Valley. After being part of the hospital’s ...
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Welcome to our New Blog!

We have launched a Social Media outreach program, using the Web to keep you informed about our progress in building the new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley, a Sutter Health affiliate, which will eventually replace Eden Medical Center; and we want to provide you with a forum to interact with us so we can address your questions and concerns. Our blog will serve as your Internet “headquarters,” where you can find updated information and links to our main Eden ...
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Media Contacts

Monday, October 20th, 2008 | No Comment Yet
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For more information, questions or interviews concerning the design and construction of the new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley, please contact Cassandra Phelps Clark, Project Communications Director. For questions or comments about this blog or the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley Social Media Outreach Project, please contact Cathryn Hrudicka and Shelly Gordon of the Social Media Team. For press matters related specifically to Eden Medical Center, please email Gwendolyn McClain, Public Relations Department, or call: 510-727-2720. Please request photos, a press package, press ...
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Eden Health Care District Approves Sutter Deal

Monday, October 20th, 2008 | No Comment Yet
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East Bay Business Times Friday, November 16, 2007 By Marie-Anne Hogarth The Eden Township Healthcare District board of directors voted 4-1 Nov. 12 to move ahead with a deal with Sutter Health that calls for Sutter to fund a replacement hospital in Castro Valley and board members to give up their seats on the hospital board. The approval was met with cheers from supporters - mainly hospital workers and physicians - who made up the majority of the 170-plus people at the meeting. Opponents, mainly ...
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Sutter Unveils Hospital Plans

Sunday, October 19th, 2008 | No Comment Yet
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Castro Valley Forum November 7, 2007 By Amy Sylvestri The Eden Township Healthcare District held a public information meeting Monday night at the San Leandro Library to discuss the rebuilding of Eden Hospital and the future of San Leandro Hospital. Sutter Health has recently pledged $300 million to rebuild Eden from the ground up and $20 million to keep San Leandro Hospital running in exchange for complete control of the board of directors. The proposal has been met with opposition from some who feel ...
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