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Archive for December, 2008

Happy Holidays from Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley!

All of us at Sutter Health and Eden Medical Center wish you and your families a happy and healthy holiday! We want to thank you for your support and input over this past year as we work toward building a new regional medical center to service our communities. We have made great progress in 2008, and we are looking forward to moving ahead in 2009 to make this dream a reality. Here’s to a healthy New Year! —The Project Team
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Straight Talk with the CEO: Are We Building a Hospital with Enough Beds?

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="158" caption="George Bischalaney, President and CEO, Eden Medical Center"][/caption] Q & A with George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center We recently had an opportunity to talk with George Bischalaney, President and CEO of Eden Medical Center, about some questions that have been raised in the local community about the number of beds that will be available for patients in the new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley. This is part of a series of Straight Talk with the ...
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Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Released for Review and Public Comment

[caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="149" caption="Jesus Armas"][/caption] This week, the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) was made available by Alameda County for public review and comment. This is a major milestone for this project, putting us one step closer to a new hospital for residents for central Alameda County. The document is about 300 pages of detail, and is available through the Alameda County Planning Commission. We are also planning to make it available on our site as downloadable PDF documents. ...
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News Announcement: Alameda County Releases Draft Environmental Impact Report

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For more information contact: Cassandra Phelps December 12, 2008 Alameda County Releases Draft Environmental Impact Report for Sutter Medical Center, Castro Valley 45-Day Comment Period Is Now Open The Alameda County Planning Department has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) of the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley hospital rebuilding project for public review and comment. The DEIR , a requirement under the California Environmental Quality Act, analyzes potentially significant environmental impacts in 14 different categories. The entire document, with attachments, is now available for ...
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CEQA Is More Than A Four-Letter Word

[caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="149" caption="Jesus Armas"][/caption] By Jesús Armas, Government Affairs Liaison In 1970, the State of California adopted landmark legislation known as the California Environmental Quality Act. The Act, often referred to by its four-letter acronym (CEQA), establishes a requirement that the potential environmental impacts associated with a proposed project be analyzed before a decision is made to approve or deny a project. If, as a result of this analysis, it is determined that a project will have significant environmental impacts, ...
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Sutter Seeks To Be A Good Neighbor

[caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="149" caption="Jesus Armas"][/caption] By Jesús Armas, Government Affairs Liaison Imagine trying to build a new state-of-the-art hospital while keeping the existing one open. This is exactly the challenge confronting Sutter Health as it is pursues construction of our new hospital while keeping Eden Medical Center open to meet the health care needs of the community. How is this being accomplished? By expanding the area available for construction. A few years ago, Sutter Health purchased the Pine Cone Apartments, a 42-unit ...
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