‘This Is It’ Says County Official Asking Healthcare District For $20M Subsidy To Save San Leandro Hospital

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | Asking for a $1,000 loan from skeptical parents is one thing, urging a struggling health care district to pony up $20 million to save a hospital’s emergency room is another. Sitting astride a lone office chair before the Eden Township Healthcare District Wednesday evening, the Director of Alameda County Healthcare Services … Continue reading ‘This Is It’ Says County Official Asking Healthcare District For $20M Subsidy To Save San Leandro Hospital

Community Leaders Say Gun Violence In The East Bay Is A Public Health Crisis

Asm. Rob Bonta at an Assembly hearingon gun violence May 17 in Oakland.ASSEMBLY//OAKLAND/GUNS | An Assembly hearing focusing on rising gun violence in the East Bay, instead evolved into a string of community and faith-based leaders clamoring for answers over how to heal what they say is the root cause of violence in places like … Continue reading Community Leaders Say Gun Violence In The East Bay Is A Public Health Crisis

DEAL TO SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL IS ON THE TABLE

ILLUSTRATION/ Steven Tavares PHOTO/CNASAN LEANDRO//HEALTH CARE | Sutter Health and the Alameda Health System are set to sign a letter of intent to begin negotiation terms of an agreement that will keep San Leandro Hospital open for, at least, the next two years.Under the proposed deal, Alameda Health System (AHS), formerly known as the Alameda … Continue reading DEAL TO SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL IS ON THE TABLE

Health Care CEO Flirts With Another Job While Steering Defunct San Leandro Deal

ACMC CEO Wright LassiterHEALTH CARE NOTES | Just as Alameda County Medical Center CEO Wright Lassiter was making the rounds in an attempt to cajole three local government bodies to subsidize his acquisition of San Leandro Hospital, he was also planning to jump ship. Lassiter told a trade Web site covering the health care industry … Continue reading Health Care CEO Flirts With Another Job While Steering Defunct San Leandro Deal

Inside The Collapse Of The Latest Proposal To Save San Leandro Hospital

HEALTH CARE | Even as the public was led to believe a three-pronged plan to keep San Leandro Hospital open as a acute care general facility with a 24-hour emergency room had great potential, letters between Sutter Health, the Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan and San Leandro’s mayor show the deal has been … Continue reading Inside The Collapse Of The Latest Proposal To Save San Leandro Hospital

Proposal To Save San Leandro Hospital Is Dead, Been Dead Since November

>>CHAN TO EXAMINE SUTTER'S SUBSIDY AT EDEN>>"Rehab Is Dead. ACMC Deal Is Dead."HEALTH CARE | The potential deal to maintain current services at San Leandro Hospital for, at least, three years is no longer on the table, says Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan.“Rehab is dead. ACMC is dead,” Chan said Wednesday referring to the proposal … Continue reading Proposal To Save San Leandro Hospital Is Dead, Been Dead Since November

Chan Threatens Healthcare District; Seeks More Money For San Leandro Hospital

Supervisor Wilma Chan in less cozytimes with ACMCSAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | The Eden Township Healthcare District is steaming mad following a letter from Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan and San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy hinting at the possible dissolution of the elected body if they do not raise their contributions for the framework of a … Continue reading Chan Threatens Healthcare District; Seeks More Money For San Leandro Hospital

Eden Healthcare District Approves Short-Term Sudsidy For San Leandro Hospital

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | A commitment by the Eden Township Healthcare District to help subsidize the short-term operations of San Leandro Hospital was unanimously approved this week even as the facility’s future remains in serious doubt following the transfer of title to property from the District to Sutter Health just three weeks ago.The plan … Continue reading Eden Healthcare District Approves Short-Term Sudsidy For San Leandro Hospital

Alameda County Medical Center Proposes To Operate San Leandro Hospital For Two Years

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | Representatives from the Alameda County Medical Center will present a proposal Wednesday night to take over operations of San Leandro Hospital for, at least, the next two years.ACMC will unveil the plan at the monthly meeting of the Eden Township Healthcare District in Hayward, according to its agenda posted Monday. … Continue reading Alameda County Medical Center Proposes To Operate San Leandro Hospital For Two Years

All Quiet On The San Leandro Hospital Front; So They Say

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALApril 23 2012 | Members of the Eden Township Healthcare District say a letter offering title to San Leandro Hospital to Sutter Health is in the mail.Carole Rogers, the chair of the Eden Township Healthcare District, told a large group of residents and nurses gathered for a San Leandro City Council committee hearing … Continue reading All Quiet On The San Leandro Hospital Front; So They Say

Sutter Health Mum About Plans For San Leandro Hospital After High Court’s Decision

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALApril 18, 2012 | With the Eden Township Healthcare District's legal options expended, excluding a somewhat quixotic petition to the U.S. Supreme Court, what comes next for patients and employees of San Leandro Hospital is unclear.Sutter Health, following the State Supreme Court's decision to deny the District's petition to hear allegations of conflict … Continue reading Sutter Health Mum About Plans For San Leandro Hospital After High Court’s Decision

County Official Says San Leandro Hospital Can Be Saved, But In What Form?

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALMar. 27, 2012 | Just as arrangements are being made to prop the struggling St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, the director of county health care services says San Leandro Hospital can be rescued in some form regardless of the outcome of the Eden Township District’s lawsuit against Sutter Health. “We need to ensure … Continue reading County Official Says San Leandro Hospital Can Be Saved, But In What Form?

With San Leandro Hospital In The Balance, Labor Rep Asks For Seat At Negotiating Table

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALSAN LEANDRO | Feb. 10, 2012 | A representative for nurses at San Leandro Hospital urged the Eden Township Healthcare District Wednesday night to include the union in negotiations between them and Sutter Health over the future of the facility.Carol Barazi, a nurse at San Leandro Hospital, speaking from a statement from … Continue reading With San Leandro Hospital In The Balance, Labor Rep Asks For Seat At Negotiating Table

Appellate Court Sides With Sutter Over Ownership Of San Leandro Hospital

BREAKINGDec. 21, 2011 | The end of San Leandro Hospital as a general acute care hospital with emergency room services may be near.A state appellate court ruled Wednesday in favor of Sutter Health's right to secure title to the San Leandro community hospital. The opinion affirmed a similar decision issued bt an Alameda County Superior Court … Continue reading Appellate Court Sides With Sutter Over Ownership Of San Leandro Hospital

Emails Detail Controversial Lease Discussions for San Leandro Hospital

Sept. 26, 2011 | Sutter Health, the operator of San Leandro Hospital, and the Alameda County Medical Center acknowledged in correspondences the controversial lease they signed in July 2009 is expired and discussed renewal of the agreement after current litigation between Sutter and the Eden Township Healthcare District concludes, according to emails obtained by the nurses’ union.A … Continue reading Emails Detail Controversial Lease Discussions for San Leandro Hospital