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Tracking California Quakes

Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director While California earthquake safety legislation is the driving force behind new hospital construction such as ours, earthquake safety doesn’t begin or end with new construction. For many years, Eden Medical Center has participated in the California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program (CSMIP) by placing seismic motion sensors in the building to gather vital information when an earthquake strikes. Recently, the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley project team reached agreement with the California Department of Conservation to place sensors ...
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Weekly Photos

Photos courtesy of DPR Construction Construction continues this week as workers  focus on a temporary pedestrian bridge from the parking garage to the hospital entrance. This is a critical part of the walkway changes that make way for new access roads and fire lane to the site and to the parking garage. Work is also continuing on the relocation of the helipad, moving approximately 150 feet north. The most noticeable work is with the large drill, crane and cement truck on ...
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Credit Crisis, Deteriorating Revenues Jeopardize Ability of Hospitals To Meet Seismic Deadlines

Economic Survey Shows 64% of Hospitals Cannot Secure Funds for Seismic Compliance Mandate The nation’s ongoing credit crisis and deteriorating revenues, caused in large part by governmental underfunding, is jeopardizing the ability of California’s hospitals to comply with state-mandated deadlines for seismic retrofitting, according to an updated economic impact report released today by the California Hospital Association (CHA). The report, which is based on a survey of hospital chief financial officers (CFOs) conducted in April 2009, shows that 64 percent of hospitals report ...
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Construction WebCam Goes Live!

Now you can watch the construction live, track the progress and even view time lapse images of the construction site. Our new WebCam gives you 24-hour access to the action. Crews have been working hard since July 1, 2009, to grade the property and move the helicopter landing site to make way for the foundation. The project now has approval from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) for the first phases of construction, and the contractors are working ...
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