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

Stark: Sutter Marches To Their Own Tune

HE SAYS THERE IS LITTLE HE CAN DO TO HELP SAN LEANDRO HOSPITALBy Steven TavaresSupporters of keeping the doors open at San Leandro Hospital, don’t expect help from the federal government. Rep. Pete Stark said during a town hall last weekend he cannot pick and choose which hospitals he helps and described himself powerless against … Continue reading Stark: Sutter Marches To Their Own Tune

Poltical Potshots: Corbett Outflanks Hayashi

WAIVER EXTENDED TO FAIRMONT UNTIL 2020 COULD BE A GAME CHANGERThe threat of closing rehabilitation services at Fairmont Hospital because of California's 2013 deadline to seismically retrofit state's health care centers was a major talking point in the county's cap. Showering money on Fairmont is not feasible, the county says, and utilizing San Leandro Hospital's … Continue reading Poltical Potshots: Corbett Outflanks Hayashi

Rogers says State not as rigid on Seismic Retrofit

Eden Township Director Carole Rogers says State Senator Ellen Corbett told her the state-mandate to have all medical facilities seismically retrofitted by 2013 will not be as rigid as once believed. Rogers says nearly half of all facilities have yet to offer up plans for such renovation or will not be drawn up in time. … Continue reading Rogers says State not as rigid on Seismic Retrofit