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Building Information Modeling

How BIM is changing construction An interview with Michael Pearson, BIM Manager for DPR Construction, from our YouTube channel.
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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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More Honors For New Hospital

This just in! The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced that the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley project is among the 2010 recipients of the prestigious Building Information Model (BIM) Awards, given by AIA Technology in the Architectural Practice Knowledge Community (TAP). The program honors projects that highlight proven strategies and the latest trends in design and technology in the building industry. We’ll share more details on this prestigious award next week, as well as an interview with Digby Christian, project ...
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Managing the Details:
Planning for what goes inside the hospital

[caption id="attachment_708" align="aligncenter" width="240" caption="Bryan Daylor"][/caption] By Bryan Daylor, Vice President, Ancillary & Support Services, Eden Medical Center In my previous posts, I described how our "user" team approach to planning the new hospital Those of us who head up different functional areas at Eden worked in teams (consisting of managers, supervisors, staff and physicians) to determine the best way to improve the delivery of patient care in the new hospital by implementing industry best practices. Our focus all along has been on ...
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Welcome Back!

Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director The upgrade of our Website is now complete, and we are back with more news and information with a renewed vigor. These past two months have seen a bit of a slowdown on our posts and social media program due to summer vacations and transitions here, but we are up and running again -- and even more dedicated to making this site informative and useful to our staff, patients, neighbors, community and ever-growing network of friends.  ...
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Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley First to Win Award for Innovative Approach to Building New Hospital

Monday, May 4th, 2009 | No Comment Yet
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Photo of 2008 FIATECH CETI Award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Cassandra Clark Project Communications Director Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley Cell: (510) 305-6262 Social Media Consultants: Cathryn Hrudicka and Shelly Gordon CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. — May 4, 2009 — Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley (SMCCV), the new hospital that will replace Eden Medical Center, won the 2008 FIATECH CETI award, presented to the design team in April. FIATECH is a consortium within the building industry that provides global leadership in the implementation of new methodologies and technologies to deliver the ...
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Sutter Health’s Approach to Building the New Hospital Wins Award

By Digby Christian, Project Team Leader We are proud to tell you that on April 7, 2009, the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley (SMCCV) project team received the 2008 FIATECH CETI Award at the award gala held in Las Vegas. FIATECH is an industry consortium within the building industry. Its primary mission is to get all the “players” involved in capital projects to adopt new ways of thinking and new technologies to deliver higher value for the funders and end-users of ...
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Technology Innovation and Patient-Focused Clinical Flow

[caption id="attachment_708" align="aligncenter" width="240" caption="Bryan Daylor"][/caption] By Bryan Daylor, Vice President of Ancillary and Support Services at Eden Medical Center Technology is critical to convenience & efficiency… As I mentioned in my previous post, our collaborative team has been very focused on how we would use technology, innovation and design to improve work flow and increase efficiency. You may also want to read the previous post by Andrew Flanigan, Senior Planner/Designer with Devenney Group, the architecture firm for Sutter Medical Center ...
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Sutter Health Launches Unprecedented Social Media Outreach Program for New Hospital in Castro Valley

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 | No Comment Yet
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Cassandra Phelps Clark Project Communications Director Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley Cell: (510) 305-6262 Contact Cassandra by email Cathryn Hrudicka Shelly Gordon Social Media Consultants Contact Cathryn by email Call: (510) 845-5510 Contact Shelly by email   Sutter Health Launches Unprecedented Social Media Program for New Hospital in Castro Valley Health Care Provider Uses Web 2.0 to Foster Talks Between Community, Architects & Construction Team CASTRO VALLEY, CA. – January 6, 2008 – As Sutter Health and Eden Medical Center advance their plans to build a new hospital called Sutter ...
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Straight Talk with the CEO: Are We Building a Hospital with Enough Beds?

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="158" caption="George Bischalaney, President and CEO, Eden Medical Center"][/caption] Q & A with George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center We recently had an opportunity to talk with George Bischalaney, President and CEO of Eden Medical Center, about some questions that have been raised in the local community about the number of beds that will be available for patients in the new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley. This is part of a series of Straight Talk with the ...
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