Eden Township Healthcare District becomes Eden Health District

Eden Health District Board of Directors in 2013HEALTHCARE | Without a hospital to oversee following the loss of San Leandro Hospital to Sutter Health in recent years, the Eden Township Healthcare District has long needed a face lift.Meet the new Eden Health District, the elected government body announced Wednesday.The new name has been in the … Continue reading Eden Township Healthcare District becomes Eden Health District

Eden Township eyes potential parcel tax to prop up struggling hospitals

A potential parcel tax might split revenuesbetween St. Rose and San Leandro Hospitals.Healthcare district looked at parcel tax in 2012EDEN TOWNSHIP | Two struggling East Bay hospitals may need the help of voters next year with a parcel tax. The embattled Eden Township Healthcare District is taking the first steps toward exploring whether a district-wide … Continue reading Eden Township eyes potential parcel tax to prop up struggling hospitals

Chan asks Sutter, Eden Township to work together on latest hospital issue

Alameda County Supervisor Wilma ChanHealthcare district looking into parcel taxHEALTH CARE | With the future of San Leandro Hospital still up in the air, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan says its former operators--Sutter Health and the Eden Township Healthcare District--need to work together to solve the facility's perennially poor bottom line.“Both Sutter and Eden have … Continue reading Chan asks Sutter, Eden Township to work together on latest hospital issue

Cutter rips healthcare district for not paying ‘fair share’ to San Leandro Hospital

“I am quite outraged at what Eden does and how theydo it," said San Leandro Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter.Cutter also questions Eden Township CEO's paySAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL | San Leandro Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter excoriated the local healthcare district during a council meeting Monday night.for its refusal to further fund San Leandro Hospital.The hospital, … Continue reading Cutter rips healthcare district for not paying ‘fair share’ to San Leandro Hospital

City Hall Insider: agenda notes from around the East Bay, July 6-7

SAN LEANDRO/July 6, 7p.m.Will San Leandro pay to subsidize hospital this year?HOSPITAL SUBSIDY Two years ago, the San Leandro City Council allocated $3 million over the next 3 years for continued operations of San Leandro Hospital . The third $1 million installment is due this month and the city has shown recently it is a … Continue reading City Hall Insider: agenda notes from around the East Bay, July 6-7

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’

Save San Leandro Hospital Vet Appointed to Eden Township Board

Roxann Lewis is the newest member of the Eden Township Healthcare DistrictBoard of Directors.EDEN TOWNSHIP | One of the people who helped San Leandro Hospital escape closure last year is now a member of the Eden Township Healthcare District Board of Directors.The board unanimously approved the appointment of Roxann Lewis Wednesday to replace former board member … Continue reading Save San Leandro Hospital Vet Appointed to Eden Township Board

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

How Alameda Health System Is Going All-In With Deals In Alameda, San Leandro

ALAMEDA COUNTY//HEALTH CARE | The fall and potential renaissance of two East Bay health care facilities in San Leandro and Alameda share similar qualities, they reportedly bleed money and struggle to compete in a market dominated by big players in the health care industry. However, while Alameda resident’s took control of their stand-alone hospital years … Continue reading How Alameda Health System Is Going All-In With Deals In Alameda, San Leandro

Eden Township Healthcare District Ordered To Pay Sutter Health $17 Million In Damages

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | An arbitrator ordered the Eden Township Healthcare District to pay Sutter Health over $17 million in damages to compensate for losses the health care provider incurred during a two-year span while ownership of San Leandro Hospital was in legal dispute.The District filed a lawsuit in 2010 in order to block Sutter's option to purchase San … Continue reading Eden Township Healthcare District Ordered To Pay Sutter Health $17 Million In Damages

San Leandro Hospital Deal May Not Be Done By Deadline, But Don’t Worry

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | The letter of intent between Sutter Health and Alameda Health System (AHS) to keep San Leandro Hospital open expires July 1. However, if July 2 comes around without a deal in place, don’t worry; says Wright Lassiter, the head of AHS, it’s not the end of the world.Lassiter told The Citizen … Continue reading San Leandro Hospital Deal May Not Be Done By Deadline, But Don’t Worry

San Leandro Approves First Two-Year Budget

SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL | For the first time in its history, the San Leandro City Council unanimously passed a two-year budget this week forecasting a $124.7 million budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. The city expects using general fund reserves to close deficits over the next two years.The multi-year budget approved Monday … Continue reading San Leandro Approves First Two-Year Budget

Letter Of Intent Makes No Mention Of Keeping ER In San Leandro Open

SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | The letter of intent signed two weeks ago by Sutter Health and Alameda Health System does not include language assuring the emergency room at San Leandro Hospital stays open. The proposed deal to transfer title of the facility to the former Alameda County Medical Center along with a $22 million subsidy … Continue reading Letter Of Intent Makes No Mention Of Keeping ER In San Leandro Open

‘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

Chan Says Sutter Health Made First Move On San Leandro Hospital Negotiations

ALCO Supervisor Wilma ChanSAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL | After years of ambivalence by Sutter Health to even negotiate with Alameda County or the Eden Township Healthcare District over San Leandro Hospital, it approached Supervisor Wilma Chan on its own last February, she said Monday. Chan was in San Leandro Monday night to update the council on … Continue reading Chan Says Sutter Health Made First Move On San Leandro Hospital Negotiations