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.

 

 

 

 

 

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 […]