Eden Health District replaces board director who quit to attend medical school

Castro Valley resident Pam Russo was appointed by the Eden Health District Board of Directors to replace Megan Lynch, the first-term director who recently resigned to attend medical school. Russo is the currently director of the Hayward Area Recreational and Parks District Foundation and a former St. Rose Hospital nurse and administrator. “At an unprecedented … Continue reading Eden Health District replaces board director who quit to attend medical school

Eden Health District to purchase 100,000 medical masks; help fund 3 testing sites

The Eden Health District Board of Directors authorized the purchase of 100,000 new medical masks on Wednesday, in addition, to helping fund three proposed covid-19 mobile testing sites in Alameda County. "We're going to end up being the lightning rod for getting this thing going," said Gordon Galvan, chair of the Eden Health District Board … Continue reading Eden Health District to purchase 100,000 medical masks; help fund 3 testing sites

Eden board chooses former El Cerrito mayor as CEO over Ellen Corbett

The Eden Health District Board of Director's search for a new full-time chief executive officer came down to two candidates well versed in East Bay politics. The board unanimously chose to offer a contract to Mark Friedman, a former El Cerrito mayor and long-time aide to former Alameda County supervisor and state senate leader Don … Continue reading Eden board chooses former El Cerrito mayor as CEO over Ellen Corbett

Eden Interim CEO named: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

After enjoying more than two years of retirement from serving as CEO of Central Alameda County's Eden Health District, Dev Mahadevan is back. The district named Mahadevan as interim CEO on Wednesday. Mahdevan spent nine years as the district's CEO before departing in July 2017. But in recent months, Mahadevan had been tasked with lease … Continue reading Eden Interim CEO named: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Eden Health District paralyzed again over selection of interim CEO

Two weeks ago, Eden Health District Board of Directors Chair Gordon Galvan left an Eden Health District meeting annoyed at the board's inability to unanimously select a former Sutter Health executive that he actively recruited as its interim CEO. If the board was split in its support of George Bischalaney, a former Eden Hospital CEO, … Continue reading Eden Health District paralyzed again over selection of interim CEO

After some directors balk and bicker, Eden Health District will not hire former Sutter exec

At a meeting of the Eden Health District that had an almost surreal fly-on-the-wall feel, its Board of Directors quarreled Wednesday evening over the proposed pay and limited work hours contained in a proposed contract for former Eden Hospital administrator George Bischalaney to become the beleaguered health care district's interim CEO. After charges by one … Continue reading After some directors balk and bicker, Eden Health District will not hire former Sutter exec

Eden Health District to offer interim CEO candidate $17,333 a month in salary

The Eden Health District Board of Directors will decide Wednesday afternoon whether to hire former Eden Hospital executive George Bischalaney as its interim chief executive officer. The board announced on Nov. 7 that it had terminated the contract of Michael Mahoney, its CEO of two years and a former executive at St. Rose Hospital in … Continue reading Eden Health District to offer interim CEO candidate $17,333 a month in salary

Sutter Health exec who wanted to close San Leandro Hospital is poised to lead the Eden District

The Eden Health District, a local government agency that represents most of Central Alameda County, announced Thursday that Michael Mahoney is out as its CEO after more than two years. He will likely be replaced by George Bischalaney, a former Sutter Health official who previously led Castro Valley's Eden Hospital and strongly advocated for the … Continue reading Sutter Health exec who wanted to close San Leandro Hospital is poised to lead the Eden District

Cash-strapped Eden Health District eyes well-known, high-priced consultants

The Eden Health District, once the target of dissolution backed by some members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and other elected officials, in part, because of its limited recent record of funding health-related endeavors in central Alameda County, is eyeing two well-known and high-priced consultants to help them regain their standing in the … Continue reading Cash-strapped Eden Health District eyes well-known, high-priced consultants

Swalwell, Valle want Sutter Health to forgive $19m judgment to help St. Rose Hospital survive

Rep. Eric Swalwell has agreed to lead a blue-ribbon commission to alleviate Hayward'sSt. Rose Hospital and its finances.ALAMEDA COUNTYAlameda County Supervisor Richard Valle said Monday that a blue-ribbon commission, already supported by Rep. Eric Swalwell, should be created to help solve the worsening financial condition at St. Rose Hospital, a facility viewed as crucial for … Continue reading Swalwell, Valle want Sutter Health to forgive $19m judgment to help St. Rose Hospital survive

Eden Health District taps former St. Rose executive as next CEO

Michael Mahoney takes over for retiring EdenHealth District CEO Dev Mahadevan in June.EDEN HEALTH DISTRICTThe Eden Health District Board of Directors on Wednesday named former St. Rose Hospital executive Michael Mahoney to be its next CEO. He replaces long-time CEO Dev Mahadevan, who announced his retirement in March.Mahoney will receive a one-year, $145,000 base salary, … Continue reading Eden Health District taps former St. Rose executive as next CEO

Eden Health District escapes Chan’s bid for dissolution

Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan hasthreatened dissolution of the health district for differing reasons since 2012. EDEN HEALTH DISTRICTThere is not a need for the embattled Eden Health District to be dismantled and its assets distributed to various health care agencies, said the local government body tasked with drawing and maintaining the boundaries of local jurisdictions in … Continue reading Eden Health District escapes Chan’s bid for dissolution

EBC AGENDA – April 7-13 — Budget season begins – URBAN SHIELD concerns – OAKLAND non-profits – EDEN dissolution?

THE WEEK OF APRIL 7-13When Richmond Assemblymember Tony Thurmond officially (finally!) threw his hat into the ring for state superintendent of instruction this week, he basically informally set in motion the 2018 election cycle in the East Bay. Thurmond's announcement was no surprise. He had basically been telling people he was going to run for … Continue reading EBC AGENDA – April 7-13 — Budget season begins – URBAN SHIELD concerns – OAKLAND non-profits – EDEN dissolution?

Eden Health District CEO to retire this summer

Dev Mahadevean has served as EdenHealth District CEO for nine years.EDEN HEALTH DISTRICTEden Health District CEO Dev Mahadevan announced Friday that he is retiring, effective July 1, after nine years leading the day-to-day operations of the central Alameda County health care agency.During Mahadevan’s tenure the district (known previously as the Eden Township Healthcare District) greatly … Continue reading Eden Health District CEO to retire this summer

Eden Health District CEO says Bonta wants dissolution solely for their assets, not reasons stated

Eden Health District CEODev MahadevanEDEN HEALTH DISTRICTAlameda County elected officials and two East Bay assemblymembers have asserted for the past year that the Eden Health District no longer provides health care grants for its central county residents and should be dissolved.Eden Health District CEO Dev Mahadevan, though, claims elected officials merely want the jurisdiction's holdings, … Continue reading Eden Health District CEO says Bonta wants dissolution solely for their assets, not reasons stated