Hospital hurt by healthcare reform

Hospital hurt by healthcare reform by Dan Noyes , Chief Investigative Reporter HAYWARD, Calif. (KGO) – The debate on whether the Affordable Care Act is a success or not will most likely continue for years. But officials at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward say, because of the ACA and other federal and state cuts, it might not be around [...]

SF Chronicle Highlights FACES Program at St. Rose Hospital

Outfitted in blue scrubs, Madison Badger knocked on the rooms throughout the maternity ward and offered water to the mothers. At 17, Madison is years younger than the full-time staff at St. Rose Hospital in Hayward. But this is where she feels she belongs. Having successfully battled leukemia in middle school, she wants to become [...]

St. Rose Hospital Foundation Receives $75K Grant from Fremont Bank Foundation

  HAYWARD, Calif., November 21, 2013— Grant will fund facility upgrades to ensure best possible care. St. Rose Hospital, a nonprofit health care organization serving the East Bay community, will soon begin facility upgrades to improve care for the thousands of Alameda County residents it serves each year. The work is made possible thanks to [...]


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Notice of Impact Study on Proposed Management and Sale of St. Rose Hospital December 2012

The Health Care Impact Report relating to the Proposed Management and Sale of St. Rose Hospital is now available for review on the Attorney General’s web site at:

Notice of Public Meeting on Proposed Management and Sale of St. Rose Hospital

The California Attorney General will conduct a public meeting on Monday, December 17, 2012 beginning at 2:00 p.m. to receive comments on the proposed management and sale of St. Rose Hospital and to consider the Health Care Impact Report prepared by consultants engaged by the Attorney General in connection with the Attorney General’s review of [...]

St. Rose Hospital Transition Update November 2012

A notice of request to enter into a management agreement and asset purchase between St. Rose Hospital and Alecto Healthcare Services Hayward LLC was delivered to the Office of the Attorney General on November 1, 2012. The proposed transaction includes a commitment by Alecto to keep the mission of St. Rose Hospital the same, and [...]

Safe Transitions: The Project RED Experience

St. Rose Hospital is one of many hospitals in the nation to adopt Project RED to facilitate the reduction of patient readmission rates. Project RED is a grant funded program through the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, aiming to reduce the hospital’s 30-day all cause readmission rate by 30% by the end of 2013. Project [...]

St. Rose Hospital Transition

Hayward CA, September 17, 2012 — The St. Rose Hospital Board of Trustees made a decision to execute a letter of intent for the acquisition of St. Rose Hospital by Alecto Healthcare Services LLC.  “October marks the 50th Anniversary of St. Rose Hospital being a cherished part of this community.  But economic conditions and financial [...]

Celebrating 50 Years of Service

October marks an exciting milestone for St. Rose Hospital – 50 years of compassionate care.  St. Rose Hospital, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Wichita Kansas opened October 22, 1962 to serve the ethnically and economically diverse communities in and around Hayward, California.  After 43 years and with the encouragement of the Sisters [...]

St. Rose Hospital Receives Highest Safety Rating in Entire East Bay Area

St. Rose Hospital is proud to be recognized amongst some of the safest hospitals in the United States.  Infections, surgical mistakes and other medical harm contribute to the deaths of 180,000 hospital patients a year.  Another 1.4 million are seriously hurt by their hospital care.  In the August issue of Consumer Reports, hospital safety ratings [...]

St. Rose Hospital Installs the Most Advanced Medical Imaging System Available

St. Rose Hospital has recently installed a new 320 Slice CT scanner, the only scanner of this capacity in the entire San Francisco Bay Area.  It can scan a heart in a single heartbeat while administering just a fifth of the radiation dose of conventional scanners. While it takes an average of 7 to 10 [...]

Cancer Program Accreditation

The St. Rose Hospital Cancer Program received a Certificate of Approval, with Commendation, from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. This commendation, based on the survey performed on June 1, 2011, demonstrates that St. Rose Hospital’s Cancer Program complies with strict criteria to ensure access to the highest level of [...]

St. Rose Hospital OB Department Earns Recognition

Hayward, California— St. Rose Hospital is one of three elite BETA member hospitals to have received the 2011 BETA Healthcare Group Quest for Zero Initiative Recognition. Designed to bring together perinatal teams including physicians, nurses and midwives, BETA’s program is setting a new standard in OB patient safety by reinforcing a common language and encouraging [...]

Look Good & Feel Better

The American Cancer Society and Kaiser Permanente Hayward invite you to… LOOK GOOD & FEEL BETTER SESSION Like many people undergoing cancer treatment or dealing with a cancer diagnosis, you may have forgotten that looking better on the outside can help you feel better on the inside. We hope you will take this opportunity to [...]

The Power Of Red

Taking Care of Yourself… Often women are so focused on taking care of everyone else, they overlook their own health needs. St. Rose Hospital would like to encourage women to take a moment to appreciate and rediscover who you are. Your good health will positively affect your family and those closest to you! The Power [...]

New Accreditation

Hayward, California— St. Rose Hospital Radiology department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation for Obstetrics and Vascular Ultrasound services from the American College of Radiology (ARC). Granted to healthcare facilities that demonstrate state-of-the-art services and equipment, this accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and is awarded to facilities that meet the [...]

Parenting Classes for 2011

Lamaze Classes This six week series will teach participants breathing techniques, comfort measures, during labor, progression of labor, nutrition, exercise, postpartum / newborn procedures, breastfeeding and more. Pre-registration is required. Fee: $95 for participants, Free for participants delivering at St. Rose Hospital. Classes are held in the Sherman L. Balch Pavilion Classrooms from 7:00pm to [...]

Sherman Balch- Defining Leadership

The California Hospital Association (CHA) has named Sherman L. Balch, a long-time Hayward resident and an active community member, the recipient of the 2010 Leadership in Governance Award. The Leadership in Governance award is bestowed annually to a distinguished Board of Trustee member whose volunteer service, leadership and commitment to the community have made a [...]


The history of St. Rose Hospital actually began nearly a decade before its official groundbreaking ceremonies; in 1953, several forward-thinking community members established a hospital building fund. Soon after, a local Catholic priest contacted the Sisters of St. Joseph of Wichita Kansas and asked them to sponsor a hospital in Hayward.