Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: CPMC

How you can help feed overstressed healthcare workers

The call is out to help overstressed healthcare workers: If you have N95 masks that you have not used or other crucial medical supplies that can be donated to...

Ed Lee’s development legacy and the end of ‘balanced growth’

There is one defining fact about Ed Lee's years as mayor that has been missed in all that has been written about his legacy: Between 2010 and 2014, according...

St. Luke’s won’t evict sub-acute patients ….

The Board of Supes celebrated a significant victory today when California Pacific Medical Center’s director, Dr. David Browner, announced that St. Luke’s hospital will not send 24 sub-acute care...

Sutter Health to shut down sub-acute care at St. Luke’s

Some 44 patients may be forced as far away as Sacramento and 72 healthcare workers  could lose their jobs since Sutter Health decided to abolish sub-acute care at St....

OPINION: A perspective on Ethics reform

The nonprofit dispute over Prop. C By Larry Bush OCTOBER 30, 2015 -- Some nonprofits, and the newly revived Bay Guardian, are opposing Proposition C, which would change lobbying rules. Let...

Mayor Lee’s failed housing policies — and how we can demand change in 2015

The mayor's State of the City address stressed housing -- but his actual record is dismal and his proposals won't work   By Calvin Welch JANUARY 15, 2015 -- The themes of...

Kaboom! The plan to blow up Candlestick — and the health impacts on the neighborhood

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 7, 2015 – Stand outside of Shirley Moore’s front door and you can see Candlestick Park – easily. The empty stadium is about 300 feet away....

Big hospitals get tax breaks for community benefits — but don’t earn them

Editor’s note: As Kaiser nurses walk the picket lines (we will be reporting more on the strike later this week) it’s worth noting that these “nonprofit” hospitals aren’t all...

Judge hears City College case — and schools ACCJC

  By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 – Judge Curtis Karnow heard arguments today on the immensely complicated flurry of litigation in the City College lawsuit, and while a formal ruling...