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Archive for February, 2009

Next Steps: Moving Forward to Build by 2013

[caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="149" caption="Jesus Armas"][/caption] By Jesús Armas, Government Affairs Liaison Last December, the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley project was released for public review and inspection, and a 45-day public comment period commenced. During this time (the comment period ended January 20, 2009), the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council and the Alameda County Planning Commission held public hearings to present their comments and to receive comments from interested individuals and organizations. Additionally, the County's ...
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Eden Medical Center Only Hospital in Alameda County to Achieve “Breast Imaging Center of Excellence” Status

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 | No Comment Yet
Posted in News Room
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gwendolyn D. McClain Director of PR & Government Affairs Office: (510) 727-2720 Cell:    (510) 305-6579 Email Castro Valley, CA – February 19, 2009 — Eden Medical Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).  By meeting the rigorous standards of ACR’s voluntary, breast-imaging accreditation programs in four modalities—mammography, stereotactic biopsy, breast ultrasound and breast ultrasound guided biopsy—Eden is the only hospital in Alameda County to receive this prestigious honor. “Today we are very proud ...
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What’s Up on Lake Chabot Road?

By Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director We recently received a comment on our site regarding the relocation of Sazio’s Ristorante Italiano, located across and down the street from Eden Medical Center on Lake Chabot Road. The person asked, “How are you being a good neighbor by driving out a small family-owned business like Sazio’s without any relocation assistance?” Like every issue, there is more to the story than what appears in the newspapers or is talked about in private circles. That’s why ...
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Good-Bye, Paper! Hello, EHR!

By Todd Peterson, Vice President of Information Technology, Eden Medical Center My name is Todd Peterson and I’m Vice President of Information Technology at Eden Medical Center. Castro Valley has been my home for the past 26 years, and I’ve worked for Sutter Health for ten years, joining Eden 2 ½ years ago. My team is responsible for making sure all computer systems are up and fully functioning 24/7; and while computer repair is a significant part of our ...
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Lots of Reasons Why Physicians Will Love the New Hospital

[caption id="attachment_789" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Dr. Sidney Wanetick"][/caption] Sidney Wanetick, M.D. My name is Sidney Wanetick. For 26 years, I was in practice as an OB-GYN in Castro Valley, and I delivered more than 3,000 babies at Eden Medical Center. In 2008, I retired from practice to accept the position of Vice President of Medical Affairs at Eden Medical Center. Today, I serve as the administrative liaison between the medical staff and administration, helping to support our physicians as they provide high quality ...
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Straight Talk with the CEO: Speaking of Neuroscience & Brain Surgery…

By George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center Yesterday, one of Eden Medical Center’s neurosurgeons, Dr. Dickinson blogged about what’s in store for neuroscience at the new Sutter Castro Valley hospital. Coincidentally, Eden was also mentioned in an article in the AARP Bulletin on February 2, which it picked up from the Contra Costa Times. The article basically said that the State of California through its Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) had released statewide data on ...
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Neuroscience Gets a Face Lift at the New Hospital

Monday, February 2nd, 2009 | No Comment Yet
Posted in Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley
By Lawrence Dickinson, M.D. Eden Medical Center has a world-class team of doctors, nurses and therapists at its Sutter East Bay Neuroscience Center. The Neuroscience Center is the best provider of cranial and spinal surgery care in the East Bay, and one of only two hospitals in the entire Bay Area to receive top marks in outcomes from surgical procedures of the brain. As a neurosurgeon at both Castro Valley and San Leandro campuses since 1998, I can tell ...
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