Sutter Health, Eden Medical Center
Archive for May, 2010

The Exterior Mock-Up: What is it?

by Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director We've had several questions about the small structure located on the west side of the construction project. The structure is designed to test the materials that will be used on the exterior of the new hospital and is commonly referred to as the "exterior skin mock-up." A closer look at the structure reveals the surface materials in consideration for the new hospital's exterior. These materials include the pre-cast Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC, the "skin" of ...
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Project Update

Following several months of structural steel installation, the crews from Herrick Steel have dismantled the massive 300-foot crane and removed it from the site, off to another project. The crane was a familiar sight – visible from miles away – as crews quickly built the structural steel tower that now defines the new hospital building. Work is continuing now on a critical phase of the project, the shear wall installation. This work will continue through fall 2010, and is a time ...
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Photos of the Week

Courtesy of  DPR Construction The crane has left the building! The 300-foot crane brought on site as part of the structural steel erection has been dismantled and removed from the site, now that the crews from Herrick Steel have reached the highest point. Work continues on the shear wall installation, underground electrical and plumbing installation, metal decking and much more on site. With hundreds of workers on site daily, parking is critical. The Laurel Grove site is graded and ready for pavement, and ...
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In Appreciation of Our Nurses

by George Bischalaney, President & CEO Every year on this date, May 6, we celebrate the good work of our nurses as part of National Nurses Week, a time set aside to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting the health care needs of the American people. At Eden Medical Center, we have nearly 700 registered nurses working at our Eden and San Leandro campuses. These amazing people aren't just ...
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Photo of the Week

Our favorite photo from the signing of the steel beam for the Topping Off Ceremony. Four-month-old Amanda was born at Eden and has left a lasting impression, along with her mom and grandmother.
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