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Looking Ahead to A Smoke-Free Campus

Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director We recently held an Open House for employees to learn more about the new hospital construction and explore the layout of the new facility and campus. It was at this event that many staff members learned for the first time that, when the new hospital opens in 2013, the campus will be smoke free. A smoke-free campus means that smoking will not be allowed anywhere on the hospital property, including the grounds, gardens and parking areas, by ...
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New Hospital Project Earns Global Award

Tekla International  Recognizes Work of Sutter Team! [singlepic id=177 w=320 h=240 float=left] Tekla International -- a global software solution company dedicated to improving the building and construction industry by offering solutions to improve quality, cost-efficiency, and sustainability -- has named its 2010 Global BIM (Building Information Modeling) Award recipients. Congratulations to the Sutter Medical Center team for earning both the BIM project category and the public vote. “The winner of the BIM category, Sutter Medical Center, has been carried through on stringent ...
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Weekly Photos

A closer look at the construction in progress. Photos courtesy of DPR Construction, General Contractor for the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley project. The new hospital exterior takes shape [imagebrowser id=16] Work continues on the interior [imagebrowser id=17]
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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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Photos of the Week

Courtesy of DPR Construction The main hospital tower is taking shape as workers continue welding the structural steel and shear wall installation. This is now the view of the project site, from the top of Eden Hospital. Inside the tower, crews are making tremendous progress: [caption id="attachment_1866" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Another shear wall ready for concrete pour"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1867" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Columns are wrapped in rebar reinforcement"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1868" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Under-slab electrical conduit in the area that will be home to the future electrical room"][/caption] And ...
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Photos of the Week

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 | No Comment Yet
Posted in Construction, Helipad, Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley
Work continues this week after a couple of rain delays. Crews are still on target to open the newly relocated helipad on October 28, while work to secure the footings for the foundation keeps moving ahead. [caption id="attachment_1515" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Pouring the concrete"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1516" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Concrete pour for the helipad ramp"][/caption]
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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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Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley First to Win Award for Innovative Approach to Building New Hospital

Monday, May 4th, 2009 | No Comment Yet
Posted in News Room
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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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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