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 director says talks over payment to San Leandro Hospital are ‘not friendly’

San Leandro Hospital and its emergencyroom remain open.EDEN TOWNSHIP | As part of the settlement that ultimately saved San Leandro Hospital from closure in 2013, the Sacramento-based Sutter Health allowed the Eden Township Healthcare District, which lost the case, to divert payment from its defeat to the operating budget of the San Leandro facility.Payments by … Continue reading Eden director says talks over payment to San Leandro Hospital are ‘not friendly’

Boardmember Who May Have Unwittingly Saved San Leandro Hospital Has Died

Dr. Harry DvorskyEDEN TOWNSHIP HEALTHCARE DISTRICT | Dr. Harry Dvorsky, a former chief of staff at Castro Valley's Eden Hospital and elected member of the Eden Township Healthcare District Board of Directors, died Feb.10. He was 90.The kind thoracic surgeon was known to attend board meetings with his trademark bow tie and served three terms on … Continue reading Boardmember Who May Have Unwittingly Saved San Leandro Hospital Has Died

Sutter Health’s Epic Fail

HEALTH CARE | It seems San Leandro Hospital got out from under the thumb of Sutter Health in the nick of time. The California Nurses Association on Tuesday harshly criticized the hospital provider for potentially putting patients at risk when its $1 billion records keeping computer program went dark for most of the day on … Continue reading Sutter Health’s Epic Fail

Alameda County Official Says Sutter Will Not Close San Leandro Hospital Until 2014, At Earliest

HEALTH CARE | Sutter Health's long-held intention to shut down San Leandro Hospital will not happen this year, says the director of the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency, but as early as spring 2014.The reason for the delay, says Alex Briscoe, is not due to Sutter’s indecision over shuttering the hospital and its much-needed emergency room, … Continue reading Alameda County Official Says Sutter Will Not Close San Leandro Hospital Until 2014, At Earliest

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

Why Sutter Health Is So Quiet About San Leandro Hospital’s Future

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | When news Sutter Health had purchased a full-page color advertisement in various newspapers just a day before Alameda County Supervisor Wilma was set to discuss the fairness of the health care provider's non-profit tax exemption, it struck more than a few as no coincidence. It also gave yet another indication the … Continue reading Why Sutter Health Is So Quiet About San Leandro Hospital’s Future

Chan Makes A Run At Sutter’s Tax-Exempt Status; Hospital Responds With Full-Page Ad

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan's latest attempt to turn the legislative screws on Sutter Health and its likely attempt to shutter San Leandro Hospital may result in further scrutiny over the health care provider's lucrative non-profit tax exemptions.At a well-attended forum featuring Board of Equalization member Betty Yee, Chan and others questioned … Continue reading Chan Makes A Run At Sutter’s Tax-Exempt Status; Hospital Responds With Full-Page Ad

AG Issues Support With State High Court For Healthcare District, San Leandro Hospital

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALFeb. 17, 2012 | California State Attorney General Kamala Harris' office filed an amicus brief Thursday with the State Supreme Court urging the high court to accept the Eden Township Healthcare District’s petition to continue its legal challenge involving Sutter Health over San Leandro Hospital.The filing is the second time her office has offered support … Continue reading AG Issues Support With State High Court For Healthcare District, San Leandro Hospital

Healthcare District Takes San Leandro Hospital Case To State Supreme Court

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALJan. 31, 2012 | The Eden Township Healthcare District waited until the last moment before formally petitioning the State Supreme Court Monday to settle its on-going legal fight with Sutter Health over ownership of San Leandro Hospital. At odds is whether two officials maintained conflicts of interest when negotiating the agreement at the center of … Continue reading Healthcare District Takes San Leandro Hospital Case To State Supreme Court

Why San Leandro Hospital Should Be The Next Occupy Battleground

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALDec. 27, 2011 | The fight to keep San Leandro Hospital was about the 99 percent versus the obscenely rich way before the notion became an unbelievably effective and accurate description of the financial unfairness raging in this country.Sutter Health’s vigorous attempts to shutter the community hospital over the past three years despite … Continue reading Why San Leandro Hospital Should Be The Next Occupy Battleground

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

Eden Healthcare District Says St. Rose Loan Is In Default; Hospital Set To Repay

SAVE SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALDec. 12, 2011 | The Eden Township Healthcare District notified financially-strapped St. Rose Hospital last week it was in default of a $2.35 million loan the elected body provided the Hayward private hospital last fall.The Dec. 6 letter to St. Rose from the District was followed a day later with an offer by its CEO Michael … Continue reading Eden Healthcare District Says St. Rose Loan Is In Default; Hospital Set To Repay

State Appeals Court Hears Opening Arguments in San Leandro Hospital Case

SUTTER HEALTH V. EDEN TOWNSHIP DISTRICTSAN FRANCISCO | Nov. 2, 2011 | Oral arguments for the appellate case between Sutter Health and the Eden Township Healthcare District over the possession of San Leandro Hospital began Tuesday morning.Attorney's for both sides presented their case to the three-judge panel at the California State Court of Appeals in … Continue reading State Appeals Court Hears Opening Arguments in San Leandro Hospital Case