Sutter Health, Eden Medical Center
Archive for July, 2010

Q & A with the Project Manager

[caption id="attachment_187" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Digby Christian"][/caption] The Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley project has been recognized throughout the construction industry as a unique project in design and approach, catching the interest of architects and builders throughout the world. We sat down with Digby Christian, Sutter Health Project Manager, for a closer look at what makes this project unique. Q. Why is this project different than other projects you and the team members have been involved in? One of the unique features of ...
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One Year and Counting

by George Bischalaney President & CEO, Eden Medical Center [caption id="attachment_2050" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="One year later: the hospital is taking shape"][/caption] The first of this month marked one year since the celebratory groundbreaking for construction of the new hospital in Castro Valley. Passing this one-year milestone is worthy of a little reflection on the long journey to get here. The concept of a new hospital first surfaced in the late 1990s, brought about by legislation created as a result of the Northridge earthquake that ...
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Photo of the Week

Courtesy of DPR Construction Safety first! Rebar installation on Level 2 shear walls is underway, while the first floor shear walls are now complete.
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Alameda County Court Dismisses Lawsuit

by George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center Nearly a year after the California Nurses Association filed a challenge to prevent Sutter Health from rebuilding Eden Medical Center, the petition has been denied. The judgment by Alameda County Superior Court was entered on July 7, 2010, and the Order Denying the Petition is now on the court’s website case # RG09462329. You can also view a PDF version of the judge's order. For all of us at Eden Medical Center, and ...
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Why Philanthropy?

Our hospital construction project has passed the one-year mark since the groundbreaking ceremony on July 1, 2009. The project has progressed rapidly in that time, just as work behind the scenes has progressed to plan for the programs, services and technology for the new building. A significant effort is underway to involve the employees, volunteers, physicians and community in supporting the new hospital through philanthropy. We sat down with Jack Alotto, president of the Eden Medical Center Foundation, to find out ...
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On the Job

While the construction teams take a break from their work week, we will be at work behind the scenes this weekend to upgrade the blog site. Please excuse the temporary downtime as we upgrade to bring you the latest news, photos and videos. This site will be down at times over this coming weekend, July 10 -11. To get a closer look at the construction in progress, you can visit Eden Medical Center at 20103 Lake Chabot Road in Castro Valley, to ...
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