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Archive for June, 2009

Straight Talk with the CEO: Let’s Hope Health Care Reform Doesn’t Sacrifice Quality of Care While Cutting Costs on Coverage

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="158" caption="George Bischalaney, President and CEO, Eden Medical Center"][/caption] By George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center Health care reform is on the agenda, again. The stakes are high, but our President is determined to make some significant changes. As the discussion moves from general to specifics, special interests are staking out their positions. None of the stakeholders—hospitals included—wants to feel the impact or be at a disadvantage. Amidst the demand for cost reduction and health care coverage ...
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Work on the New Hospital Begins!

[singlepic=10,320,240,,left] By Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director After what has seemed like a very long journey, we now have permits in hand, and contractors have already mobilized on the Eden Medical Center campus to get it ready for construction of the highly anticipated new hospital. We want to keep you informed about the project, and let you know what you can expect in the next week and throughout the month of July. Fencing around the perimeter of the construction area is almost complete! ...
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Bay Area Media Weighs in on Board of Supervisor’s Vote to Build Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley…

Friday, June 12th, 2009 | 1 Comment
Posted in News Room
The highly anticipated decision by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to approve construction of the new hospital in Castro Valley has been closely followed by Bay Area media.  Read more about the outcome of the June 9th meeting and the issues raised in our communities.  We welcome your comments under the SMCCV blog post on June 11th, as well as on our social networks (click on social network links on the right column)... County Supervisors Meet on New Eden Hospital ...
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Alameda County Board of Supervisors Approves the EIR

[singlepic=14,320,240,,left] By Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director After much debate and public input, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to certify the EIR (Environmental Impact Report) and approve the zoning and land use entitlements for the new hospital to replace 54-year-old Eden Medical Center. Passage of the EIR and land use entitlement approvals is a major milestone for the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley project—and the communities that will be served by this new, state-of-the-art hospital and adjoining medical office building. About ...
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Agenda for Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Tuesday, June 9th

We could really use your support! The Alameda County Board of Supervisors will meet this Tuesday, June 9th, at 1:00 p.m. to make the final decision whether or not to build the new hospital to replace Eden Medical Center and pass the FEIR (Final Environmental Impact Report). We all know the value of having a hospital in our own backyards. The meeting starts at 1:00, but Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley is on the agenda at 2:00 p.m. The ...
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