Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta were recognized among the top Bay Area hospitals for having significantly better rates for keeping patients alive and healthy, according to a recent study by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development published in the...Read More about Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta Medical Centers Excel at Keeping Patients Healthy, State Report Finds
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We’re proud to announce that, today, after months of planning and of training clinical staff and AIM team members, the Advanced Illness Management (AIM)® Program is going “live” in the East Bay. This program will include Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta medical centers;...Read More about Improving Patient Care in the East Bay
On Saturday, Dec. 1, from 7 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Eden Medical Center safely transferred 75 patients from its former site to its new modern state-of-the art 130-bed facility in Castro Valley.
After 18 months of planning, training and focusing, more than 500 clinical staff, physicians and IT specialists supported and transported patients from critical care to the Emergency Department.
“Each patient had an assigned transport team and necessary clinical staff to ensure their safety and comfort,” said Rose Corcoran, R.N., vice president of patient care.
“It was an incredible day–to work with such an experienced and caring team and to witness not only making the new medical center come to life, but seeing the implementation of the new electronic health record–all in one day . . . I’m very proud!”
By Julie Ruiz-Wibbelsmann
(Photos courtesy of Terry Lorant Photography)
James Moore began servicing elevators at Eden Medical Center nearly 60 years ago. But when the new medical center opened Saturday, he took his last ride on the elevators in the old hospital—as a patient.
Known as “Big Jim” because he tops out above 6 feet tall, Mr. Moore began servicing elevators when he was just 17 years old. Read More about The Last Ride on Move Day
By Julie Ruiz-Wibbelsmann
First impressions are important. When Connie Taylor-Smith of environmental services walked into the new Eden Medical Center, she was amazed: “I’ve worked here for 28 years and they said they were going to build a new hospital. And now it’s happened. And it’s awesome!”
By Julie Ruiz-Wibbelsmann
We are on the move! After years of planning, we are so excited to be moving into our new Eden Medical Center this Saturday, Dec. 1–just three years after breaking ground in July of 2009!
Constructing the 220,000-square-foot hospital and 80,000-square-foot medical office building required 22,000 cubic yards of concrete, 6.4 million pounds of structural steel and 43,000 square feet of glass.
But our state-of-the-art medical center is made of much more than steel and concrete: Patient-centered care is built into its core design.
“We’ve created a next generation medical center fully equipped with the latest technology,” said George Bischalaney, CEO, Eden Medical Center, “and an outstanding team of people dedicated to excellence in patient care. Tomorrow on Move Day, we will make our dream a reality as we open one of the most advanced medical centers in the East Bay Area.” Read More about Move Day Is Here: December 1, 2012!
By Andrew Flanigan, Devenney Group Senior Planner/Designer
Our glass donor wall was constructed as a reflection of our community.
Etched into the glass is the image of Lake Chabot, which forms a beautiful, timeless backdrop for visitors entering our lobby. We worked together with a local artist and photographer to create the unique etching of our lake.
The donor wall will also contain a series of televisions that electronically update the donor names and allow visitors to access the most current medical center information using touch screens.
We’ve etched a quote by philosopher and physician Albert Schweitzer, M.D., into the donor wall to encapsulate our commitment to serving our community at Eden Medical Center:
By Randy DeValle, landscape architect
We’ve designed a unique outdoor garden space through the latest sustainable landscaping techniques, which include using both native and climate adaptive plants that reduce water consumption and recycled materials.
In addition to designing environmentally friendly, “green” gardens, we have also incorporated a “ribbon” design element. Appearing as a two-toned pattern in the floor of the hospital, the ribbon flows throughout the whole interior of the medical center—connecting it to the medical office building—as well as throughout the outdoor garden areas. Read More about ‘Greener’ Gardens Through Sustainable Landscape, Green Design
By Andrew Flanigan, Devenney Group senior planner/designer
Nestled in the hills of Castro Valley, the new Eden Medical Center was designed to reflect the natural beauty of the rolling hills as well as to serve as an icon of the community.
One of the main concepts of the design was to integrate the exterior of the building with the surrounding community. We have reduced the scale of our seven-story hospital bed tower by using design patterns and textures that emphasize horizontal, rather than vertical lines. Read More about Inspired Design of the New Eden Medical Center