Struggling St. Rose Hospital gets $8 million lifeline from county

Hayward's St. Rose Hospital is still facinga $6 million budget deficit this fiscal year.ALAMEDA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSHayward's St. Rose Hospital is Southern Alameda County's main provider of indigent health care. This fact also means the hospital continually struggles to keep its doors open due to the number of Medi-Cal patients its sees on a … Continue reading Struggling St. Rose Hospital gets $8 million lifeline from county

Things I Think About the June Primary

CHAPTER 15 | SD10: I think the MugshotMary Web site is despicable and totally deaf to half the electorate. I think a woman in the 10th District is nuts to pull the lever for Bob Wieckowski…I think Hayashi has consistently said sorry for her transgression three years ago. What else is she supposed to do … Continue reading Things I Think About the June Primary

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

Study: Hospitals will be Hampered by Legislation Asking Non-Profits for Tax-Exempt Accountability

ASSEMBLY | HEALTH CARE | A state legislative audit two years ago found non-profit hospitals receiving lucrative tax-exemptions lack accounting for the amount of charity care they provide. Last year, East Bay Assemblymembers Bob Wieckowski and Rob Bonta authored a bill based on the audit's recommendations. Wieckowski pulled the bill last May.However, a study released … Continue reading Study: Hospitals will be Hampered by Legislation Asking Non-Profits for Tax-Exempt Accountability