July 3, 2014
FAIRFIELD — NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield has received verification that it meets the national standard for being a central treatment center for seriously injured patients in Solano County, but that won’t change the county’s 9-month-old protocol for ambulances to send such patients to Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Vacaville, despite that facility’s not yet being verified.
June 23, 2014
Rebecca La Londe is area quality leader for Kaiser Permanente.
Facilities Managers Recognition Awards 2014: David Leighton, Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical CenterJune 16, 2014
David P. Leighton is assistant administrator of Support Services for Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center.
June 9, 2014
Profiles of 26 human resources executives at top placement agencies or the North Bay’s largest employers.
May 20, 2014
NORTH BAY — The Business Journal today announced the selection of its 2014 Women in Business honorees from a diverse group of industries and organizations including agriculture, wine, professional services, technology, specialty foods, restaurants, small business, health care and fitness and nonprofits.
The keynote speaker at the June 25 awards gala will be Hollie Delaney, director of human resources for Zappos.com, a company widely known for its high levels of customer service and extraordinary corporate culture. The company’s journey from San Francisco online shoe and apparel startup to its sale in 2009 to Amazon for $1.2 billion is captured in the best-selling book by its founder and CEO Tony Hsieh, “Delivering Happiness, a Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose.”
March 31, 2014
Read profiles of Corporate Philanthropy Awards-winners with more than 1,000 employees: Agilent Technologies, Autodesk, Kaiser Permanente, Medtronic and Wells Fargo Bank.
March 13, 2014
ROHNERT PARK — A San Ramon-based developer and owner of medical real estate on Thursday said it purchased a 69,000-square-foot medical office building in Rohnert Park and plans to bring a new tenant into half of it.
February 17, 2014
Simione Healthcare Consultants acquired Boyd & Nicholas, a health care consulting firm based in Rohnert Park. …
Santa Rosa-based Oakmont Senior Living is highlighting the recent opening of The Terraces. …
Sonoma Valley Health Care District said it has completed refinancing of the 2009 general obligation bonds. …
Joanne LaMonica, MD, a urologist, has joined Adventist Health-owned Ukiah Valley Medical Center. …
St. Joseph Health-operated Queen of the Valley’s CARE Network in Napa was honored by Premier. …
Kaiser Permanente said it has distributed grants totaling $49,000 to establish community partnerships with 12 elementary schools within the Santa Rosa City Schools District and two elementary schools — Laurel Dell and Short Elementary — in San Rafael.
Hospice by the Bay on March 19 will hold a free seminar, “The Life of Your Estate After Death: Probate and Trust Administration.”
December 17, 2013
Officials overseeing California’s health insurance exchange on Tuesday released North Bay enrollment figures for October and November.
November 25, 2013
Winning companies, listed in alphabetical order: Agilent Technologies, Burr Pilger Mayer, Codding Investments, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, Exchange Bank, Ghilotti Bros., JDSU, Kaiser Permanente, LEMO USA, Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary, Pacific Union College, Petaluma Health Center, Raydiance, Redwood Empire Schools Insurance Group, Redwood Regional Medical Group, Santa Rosa & Rohnert Park Oral Surgery, St. Joseph Health, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, Trinchero Family Estates & Sutter Home Winery, W. Bradley Electric and Wells Fargo Insurance Services.
November 18, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Health care providers across the North Bay continue to adapt to the rapidly evolving business landscape, expanding outpatient services, building new facilities and seeking more coordinated care, while the region’s small-market employers with 50 or fewer workers will likely face further challenges on employee benefits, experts said at the Business Journal’s Health Care Conference on Nov. 13.
November 11, 2013
Kirk Pappas is physician-in-chief at Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Rosa Medical Center, the county’s biggest health care provider. He will be featured on a panel for the North Bay Business Journal’s Health Care Conference, speaking about challenges and opportunities under the Affordable Care Act
October 28, 2013
Nearly a year after becoming the North Bay’s first accountable care organization under the federal health care overhaul, Meritage Medical Network is reporting positive, albeit preliminary, results on readmission rates and improved outcomes. …
Meritage Medical Network was also recently named as a top performer by the Integrated Healthcare Associations, one of 45 physician organizations to earn the distinction and one of three in the North Bay. …
Napa Medical Center, a 66,000-square-foot medical office building adjacent to Queen of the Valley, has undergone significant renovation in the last two years, with New York-based Seavest Healthcare Properties pumping more than $3 million into the property it purchased in 2011. …
Terry Newmyer last week resigned as CEO of Adventist Health’s St. Helena Hospital Region and Northern California Network, which includes hospitals in Vallejo, St. Helena, Clearlake and Mendocino County. …
Satellite Healthcare, a not-for-profit provider of kidney dialysis services and sponsor for kidney research, recently opened a Rohnert Park location at 6265 Commerce Blvd. …
October 18, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Sutter Health and Hammes Company broke ground Friday on a three-story, 80,000-square-foot medical office building adjacent to the forthcoming $284 million new Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa.
October 14, 2013
SANTA ROSA — Kaiser Permanente is considering constructing a medical office building on a 10-acre parcel in Southwest Santa Rosa.
October 10, 2013
SOLANO COUNTY — Kaiser Permanente’s Vacaville Medical Center on Thursday was awarded level 2 trauma designation, beating out Fairfield-based NorthBay Healthcare after the Solano County Emergency Medical Services Board accepted a recommendation from the American College of Surgeons.
October 1, 2013
Amid political stalemate in the nation’s capital over funding of the Affordable Care Act, the state’s online health exchange established under the law, called Covered California, went live Tuesday after months of anticipation and preparation.
But full SHOP rates that were supposed to be released were delayed for the time being, as efforts focused on enrollment of individuals.
August 14, 2013
The Business Journal on Wednesday announced a record 75 recipients for its eighth annual Best Places to Work.
More than 6,000 employees completed the required anonymous online satisfaction survey, and thousands of comments were collected in the process.
July 15, 2013
SOLANO COUNTY — Both Kaiser Permanente and NorhthBay Healthcare applied for a level II trauma care designation in Solano County, with Kaiser vying for designation at its Vacaville Medical Center and NorthBay at its Medical Center in Fairfield.
June 25, 2013
The California Department of Managed Health Care on Tuesday issued a $4 million fine against Kaiser Foundation Health Plan for “serious deficiencies” in how it provides mental health services, but Kaiser said it has worked to correct the issues.