The owners of a nursing home now being run by Alameda Hospital is suing the City of Alameda Health Care District and the hospital, claiming managers there breached their contract to lease the home by not taking over on the date planned.
In an April 9 lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court, Waters Edge, Inc. is seeking $315,250 in damages, plus interest and court costs. A case management conference is scheduled for August 22.
Alameda Hospital has earned a two-year extension on the January 1 deadline for seismic upgrades to two buildings it is required to retrofit, a report Chief Executive Officer Deborah E. Stebbins is set to give on Thursday night says. The hospital now has until 2015 to complete the work, though managers have told the state they’ll need an additional three years beyond that. Read more >> about Alameda Hospital gets two-year break on seismic deadline
The third time proved to be the charm for Tracy Jensen, who was appointed Wednesday to an open seat on the Alameda Health Care District Board.
Jensen bested three other applicants for the seat, which Stewart Chen vacated after earning a two-year term on the City Council. Her new dais-mates voted 4-0 to select her to complete Chen’s hospital board term after ranking the candidates.
Four people with more than a century’s combined experience in different aspects of the health care field have applied to fill out the second half of former Alameda Health Care District Board member Stewart Chen’s four-year term, in the wake of Chen’s ascension into a City Council seat.
Lynn Bratchett, Shubha Fanse, Terrie L. Kurrasch and Tracy Lynn Jensen have all applied to fill Chen’s seat on the board, which oversees Alameda Hospital. A replacement for Chen is expected to be picked on January 28. Read more >> about Four vying for hospital board seat
Alameda Hospital is seeing a glimmer of financial hope as programs administrators set up to pull the hospital out of its fiscal slump are paying off more handsomely than expected.
Even with the new revenues, though, the hospital is continuing to experience monthly losses, and by the end of September the hospital had less than $1 million in cash at its disposal. The hospital took in $5.9 million in revenues and spent $6.6 million in September, not counting parcel tax revenues. Read more >> about New projects offer glimmer of fiscal hope for hospital
The board that oversees Alameda Hospital approved a new budget Wednesday whose success is premised on the strength of new programs hospital managers hope will boost the financially troubled hospital’s revenues into the black.
The Alameda Health Care District Board voted 3-1 to approve the budget, with longtime hospital critic Elliott Gorelick voting against approval and Robert Deutsch not present for the early morning meeting. Read more >> about Hospital Board approves budget