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It’s Never Too Early To Plan

Planning Is Underway for Transition to New Hospital by George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center [singlepic id=183 w=320 h=240 float=none] Although we are still nearly two years away from moving into the new hospital, teams of employees and physicians have already started planning for the transition to the new building. We call the move a "transition" rather than a move, because it's a process that involves bringing with us good practices, good people and good programs, while entering a new era ...
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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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Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley First to Win Award for Innovative Approach to Building New Hospital

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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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Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley Garners More Community Support

[caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="149" caption="Jesus Armas"][/caption] By Jesús Armas, Government Affairs Liaison As we discussed in previous posts, acute care hospitals must meet certain earthquake standards by 2013. Failure to meet these standards means that hospitals must cease operations. Recognizing the critical role Eden Medical Center plays in meeting the health care needs of the community, Sutter Health previously expressed its commitment to build a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Castro Valley. Yet, this important project can move forward only if it obtains certain ...
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Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council Gives its Approval

By Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director This week, the Alameda County Planning Department presented the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Sutter Castro Valley Medical Center and related documents to the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council for review and approval. The Council is an advisory board of seven community members who work on behalf of the unincorporated town of Castro Valley and serves as advisor to Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley. This is one more essential step toward approvals to allow the new hospital ...
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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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Caregivers Contribute Experience and Creativity to Design the New Hospital

[singlepic=14,320,240,,left] By Bryan Daylor, Vice President of Ancillary and Support Services at Eden Medical Center My name is Bryan Daylor, and I am Vice President of Ancillary and Support Services at Eden Medical Center. I’m also on the “user” team that has had significant input on the design of the new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley. Those of us who head up different functional areas at Eden worked collaboratively with our respective teams (consisting of managers, supervisors, staff and physicians) to ...
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A Building That’s Truly Green and High Performing

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="New Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley Campus at Twilight"][/caption] By Andrew Flanigan, Senior Planner/Designer with Devenney Group One of our other main goals is to design a high performance, sustainable and truly green medical center. In fact we’re going for LEED Certification, which is the recognized standard worldwide for measuring building sustainability. Progress towards this goal has been made through the integrated team process, which ensures that we are working together to achieve our desired certification level and ...
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Learn about the New Hospital, and Let Us Hear from You—We’re Here to Listen!

[caption id="attachment_366" align="alignnone" width="241" caption="Neighbors and Community Members at October 22, 2008 Launch Event"][/caption] By Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director On October 22, 2008, we invited the community—and particularly the neighbors—around Eden Medical Center to come to the hospital to learn about the new Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley project. We had representatives from the hospital, Devenney Group (the architectural team), Sutter Health, the social media team, and others available to meet our neighbors, hear their feedback and answer their questions. We'll ...
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