Sutter Health, Eden Medical Center
Archive for August, 2010

Photos of the Week

Courtesy of DPR Construction Taking a closer look on the work inside the structure . . . [caption id="attachment_2102" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The future site of the Neuroscience surgical suite for brain surgery. For now, it is a stainless steel rebar floor. Why stainless steel? Because this surgical suite will be equipped with a dedicated MRI for brain surgery. Regular steel and a giant magnet just can't coexist here!"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2103" align="aligncenter" width="200" caption="JW Mcclenahan piping installation on the lower level of the Podium"][/caption] [caption ...
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The Cost of Care

Some health insurance executives claim, and some news media have recently reported, that large provider systems like Sutter Health make health care more expensive by demanding higher-than-average reimbursement from insurers.  To clarify Sutter Health's position and shed more light on Sutter's priorities, we're posting this recent Q&A with Sutter Health's leadership. What is Sutter Health’s perspective on claims that hospitals' demands for higher reimbursement from insurers drive up the cost of health care? Sutter Health believes its reimbursements from insurers are fair, ...
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Trauma Room In Progress

Photo of the Week courtesy of DPR Construction The future Trauma Center is taking shape on the first floor of the new hospital.  Here, the rebar and concrete blockouts are laid out. Crews have been making tremendous progress on the concrete work, which is expected to continue through the middle of September.
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Photos of the Week

Courtesy of DPR Construction This week the DPR crews  are really "pouring it on" at several locations in the project site, continuing their intensive installation of the shear walls, slab on deck (level 3), slab on grade (ground level) and the electrical pad on the ground level. While the concrete is flowing -- and in some cases curing -- the rebar installation continued in several different areas. Meanwhile, the mechanical, electrical and plumbing layouts, insertions and installations continue! Here are a ...
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