East Bay

About East Bay

The East Bay Section of the Hospital Council is comprised of 35 hospitals, representing 5,829 licensed beds in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano counties.

 

 

 

 

 

Planning for RSV in the Bay Area

Who What Hospital Council is working with regional medical health operational area coordinators to organize a Bay Area call regarding respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The purpose is to gain a better understanding of how RSV is affecting our local hospitals and see if there is a need for level loading. We are asking for the […]

East Bay Hospitals Revise Mutual Aid Agreement

Who What In 2009, at the request of East Bay hospitals, Hospital Council drafted an East Bay Hospital Mutual Aid Agreement. The agreement is voluntary, with the goal of assisting hospitals in meeting Joint Commission emergency management standards and supporting each hospital or health system’s disaster plan. The agreement is not intended to override any […]

Meeting Hosted with Candidates for Solano County Board of Supervisors

Who Solano county hospital government relations leaders Candidates for Solano County Supervisor District 3 What On Sept. 21, the Hospital Council hosted an introductory meeting with the two candidates for the open Solano County Supervisor District 3 seat (cities of Cordelia, Fairfield and Suisun). The meetings were an important opportunity to learn about the candidates […]

Hospitals Meet With Assembly Member Lori Wilson

Who Assembly Member Lori Wilson Hospital Council Hospitals and health systems in Assembly District 11 What On May 27, Hospital Council hosted an introductory meeting with Assembly Member Lori Wilson (D-Suisun City) and hospitals in her district. The Assembly member ran unopposed in a special election for the District 11 Assembly seat in April and […]

City of Berkeley Proposes Fair Workweek Ordinance

Who Berkeley hospitals and health systems Hospital Council What The Berkeley City Council’s Health, Life Enrichment, Equity & Community Committee is holding a series of hearings to discuss a proposed fair workweek ordinance. The draft ordinance would require employers in the city of Berkeley with 50 or more employees globally to adhere to certain scheduling […]

Meetings Resume to Discuss Contra Costa County Ambulance Patient Offload Times

Who Contra Costa County hospitals Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Services Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Hospital Council What Hospital Council has resumed regular meetings with Contra Costa County hospitals, County Emergency Medical Services, and the County Fire Protection District regarding ambulance patient offload times (APOT). At the first meeting since the pandemic, hospital […]

Update on New APOT Policy from Falck Ambulance in Alameda County

Who Alameda County hospitals Falck Ambulance Hospital Council What On March 1, Falck Ambulance (Alameda County’s 911 provider) implemented a new ambulance patient offload time (APOT) policy for a 60-day trial period. In response to concerns raised by Hospital Council, the policy was revised to drop the provision to bill hospitals for offloads that exceed […]

Hospital Council Supports Bay Area Proposal to Address Workforce Shortages

Who Workforce Development Boards in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties Cities of Oakland and Richmond Hospitals and other major health care employers What On behalf of our hospital members in four Bay Area counties, Hospital Council submitted a letter of support for a collaborative proposal from six workforce development boards in […]